Belotero® injections are administered during a very simple procedure that typically lasts between 10 and 30 minutes. The process is quick and causes only minor, if any, discomfort. To ensure that any pain is minimal, a topical anesthetic is applied to the injection site prior to administration.
The effects of Belotero® treatment usually last between four and six months, requiring renewal only once or twice a year. Over time, patients may require fewer injections with less filler. After their procedure, patients should monitor the injection sites for signs of:
These side effects typically clear up within a week of receiving the injection. Most are easily concealed with makeup until they subside. If any of these visible side effects are still present a week afterward, you should contact Dr. Freund’s office immediately.