Belotero Balance is one of the newest injectable wrinkle fillers that treats medium to deep wrinkles on the face( including the nasolabial folds, lip lines, lines in the corner of the mouth, smile lines, and chin wrinkles). Belotero uses a gel formulation of hyaluronic acid (HA) to deliver smooth, even results that look natural and typically last for 6 - 12 months. Dr. Rafi Bidros, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Houston, offers Belotero Balance and other injectable wrinkle treatments at his office, MyBodyMD. Dr. Bidros carefully customizes each Belotero treatment to the needs and cosmetic goals of each patient to give them their best results.
"Dr. Bidros is absolutely phenomenal! I was SO impressed with his professionalism and knowledge. The office was super organized, clean and efficiently run. Michelle, Mandy, Jackie and Connie are all rock stars.!!! They get things done and are so incredible at their jobs, not to mention classy and beautiful. I will recommend Dr. Bidros to everyone. So easy to talk to and understand. Thank you!!!"- E.K. / Google / Feb 18, 2016
"Dr Bidros and his entire staff is wonderful, they made me feel so comfortable the very 1st time I meet them, he is the best plastic surgeon I have ever meet and would recommend him highly to anyone needing plastic surgery, his work is awesome."- M.J. / Google / Aug 09, 2020
"Dr. Bidros and his staff are truly wonderful. After three bouts with cancer, he brought me through in the most beautiful way. Happier than I’ve been in many years, and I will recommend him every chance I get. He has a wonderful team with him, and they deserve every bit of my thankful respect. I am lucky to have a team of doctors I love, but their staff, not so much. Not so here. It is a joy every step of the beautiful way with his staff, his work, and his practice. I feel blessed my doctors put him at the top of my list. He is helping me feel pretty again!"- M.S. / Google / Aug 07, 2020
"Dr Bidros is a magician. I will never be able to thank him enough WOW!!"- A.R. / Google / Dec 11, 2020
"Dr. Bidros does phenomenal work and every staff member is so kind and so helpful. He always takes time to answer all of my questions and concerns and put me at ease before my procedures. After 5 consultations with other surgeons, I selected Dr. Bidros right after my initial consult with him. I am 3 months post op and LOVING my results!! I highly recommend MyBodyMD for anyone considering plastic surgery."- S.B. / Google / Nov 17, 2020
Dr. Bidros administers Belotero with or without a topical anesthetic, depending on the preference of the patient in about 15 – 30 minutes. Dr. Bidros will tailor each treatment to the patient with a carefully chosen dosage, formula, and injection sites. The injections are made in the chosen areas of the face and many cause mild pain or discomfort.
What To Expect
Patients should expect to see mild swelling and redness for a few hours after the Belotero® treatment. Most patients are able to return to light activities immediately, but strenuous activity, like exercise should be delayed for at least a few hours. The results of the Belotero injection will make the skin look restored and younger immediately and most patient’s results last 6 – 12 months.
A Belotero treatment costs about $400 - $600 for each syringe used. The cost of the syringe is determined by the amount of treatment in the syringe, the type of formula that is chosen, and the depth that will need to be reached for the patient’s goals. Some patients may only need 1 syringe during a treatment, but other patient’s may require 2 – 3 syringes.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $700 - $800
- Average Procedure Time
- 15-30 Minutes
- Post-op Follow-up
- 6-12 Months
- Procedure Recovery Location
Belotero is one of many wrinkle fillers available, including several with hyaluronic acid. However every filler has its own strengths and benefits. Belotero works well on the mid and deep dermis, which is the depth needed to correct moderate and severe facial wrinkles. Belotero is also very effective at treating folds, such as the nasolabial folds (laugh lines). Dr. Sorokin will discuss the different fillers during the initial consultation and make recommendations based on the patient’s goals and expectations.
Belotero has been approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) after thorough testing for safety and efficacy.
Belotero Vs. BOTOX?
Belotero is an injection that fills in the lost volume that causes wrinkles and folds. BOTOX is a muscle relaxer that prevents dynamic wrinkles caused by repeated muscle contractions. The Dr. Bidros will explain the differences between wrinkle fillers and wrinkle relaxers during the initial consultation and if one treatment or both will be the best treatment for the patient’s concerns.