How can Belotero help New Orleans, LA patients fight the signs of aging?By Dr. Mary Lupo
Belotero is made of hyaluronic acid, as are many dermal fillers available on the market. Hyaluronic acid is naturally occurring in the body, and it helps to attract water to the areas in which it is present. This is what allows it to add volume to lines and wrinkles on the body. Belotero can last approximately six to nine months, after which it is gradually absorbed by the body. This injection is FDA-approved as a safe and effective way to address imperfections on the skin.
The appointment is fast and easy. After patients have consulted with Dr. Mary Lupo regarding the benefits of Belotero and have decided it is the best filler for their cosmetic needs, they are either treated that day or schedule a follow-up appointment to receive treatment. Patients are made comfortable with topical anesthetics, and lidocaine is mixed into the Belotero syringe for added comfort. Patients leave the office with instructions for aftercare, and they are informed as to what they can expect within the next few days.
Belotero may have a few side effects, which patients are educated about before their treatment. Patients can experience irritation, redness, and discomfort at the site of injection. Itching and discoloration can also occur, though this will go away within a day or two for most individuals.
If you are interested in learning more about reducing the signs of aging, call the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology in New Orleans, LA.
Our mission at the Lupo Center is to provide patients with innovative, effective and ethical care to make each person look and feel their personal best. To fulfill our goal, we provide state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments to all patients.
Board certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology Mary P. Lupo, MD has been a leader in the field of non-surgical rejuvenation since 1983. She travels internationally to teach her innovative techniques, and her reputation brings in patients from around the country. She started the first formal residency training program for injectables and peels in 1983 at Tulane Medical School and served as past president of Women’s Dermatologic Society, clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane and a founder of Cosmetic Boot Camp. Dr. Lupo holds membership in many prestigious dermatology associations, participates in clinical trials for approval of new drugs and devices and acts as an advisor for numerous aesthetic-minded companies.