What is Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine?
Produced by Merz, Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine
is indicated for contouring of lips. Doctors can provide a significant enhancement to oral commissures, philtrum and vermillion lines with this filler.
Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine can be used complimentary with Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine for adding the volume to the lips.
What are the indications for Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine treatment?
Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine is a suitable choice for the following indications:
- Contouring of the lips
- Philtrum improvement
Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine target areas
Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine injection should be provided into the mucosa membrane of the lips or superficial dermis the rest of the following areas:
- Vermilion border
- Oral commissure
- Cupid’s bow
Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine results
Lips have significantly higher blood circulation in comparison to most of the other body areas.
This usually results in relatively fast hyaluronic acid degradation, however, the cross-linked hyaluronic acid which Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine consists of stays in the lip area from 9 to 12 months
, which is a relatively long time for such a procedure.
The durability of the effects is modulated by patients' individual factors, including the age, overall skin condition, lifestyle etc.
Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine - device properties
Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine is an injectable gel consisting mainly of cross-linked hyaluronic acid. The solution is transparent, sterile, viscoelastic and of non-animal origin, which reduces the risk of rejection.
The gel contains lidocaine, which provides pain reduction during the procedure.
Side effects of Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine
There are several common side effects of Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine, including bruising, tenderness, redness of the treated area, mild irritation and swelling. Gladly, those effects are temporary and last for no more than 7 days.
No recovery time is required after the procedure. Patients can perform most of their normal daily activities apart from eating food that is hard to chew and spicy, as well as smoking cigarettes.
Contraindications for Belotero Lips contour with Lidocaine treatment
Treatments with hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers should be performed only if the patient is not allergic to hyaluronic or hypersensitive to hyaluronic acid. Analogically, if patients do not tolerate lidocaine, the procedure should not be proceed.
Other contraindications include autoimmune disease, blood circulation disorders, regular use of anticoagulants as well as blood clotting issues.
An aesthetician should not perform the injection if the target area is inflamed or infected.
Due to the lack of any data on Belotero fillers on pregnancy and breastfeeding, procedures are not allowed in this case.