What is Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine?
Developed by Merz, Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine
is an injectable hyaluronic acid dermal filler which is exclusively indicated for adding volume to lips and enhancement of already present features.
The filler can be also used for correction of drooping corners of the mouth.
Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine is supposed to be used complimentary with Belotero Lips Contour with Lidocaine, for lips contouring and definition.
What are the indications for Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine treatment?
Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine is a perfect choice for the following indications:
- Adding volume to the lips
- Mouth’s drooping corners improvement
- Lips enhancement and augmentation
- Providing hydration to the lips
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 of the rest of the following areas:
- Upper and lower lip
- Corners of the mouth
Belotero Lips Shape 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 Shape with Lidocaine consists of, stays in the lips 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 their age, overall skin condition, lifestyle etc.
Belotero Lips Shape with Lidocaine - device properties
Belotero Lips Shape 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 Shape with Lidocaine
There are several common side effects of Belotero Lips Shape 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 Intense with Lidocaine treatment
Treatments with hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers should be performed only if a patient is not allergic or hypersensitive to hyaluronic acid. Analogically, if patients do not tolerate lidocaine, the procedure should not be proceeded.
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.