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What is BELOTERO?

When it comes to looking young and refreshed, you want to minimize facial wrinkles, fine lines, and creases.  But no matter how many skin creams and injectables you’ve tried, nothing seems to tackle the biggest aesthetic concern you have: your nasolabial folds.

Even if you’ve never heard the term before, it’s likely you know what these are – they’re the folds of skin that can extend from the bottom of the side of the nose to the corner of the mouth.  Many people have faint nasolabial folds, but for those with moderate-to-severe folds, it can be a constant source of anxiety and low self-confidence.

Fortunately, there’s a new FDA-approved treatment available that can minimize the appearance of nasolabial folds – and it’s now available at Bay Area Laser Surgery Center, the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier cosmetic destination.

Owned and operated by Armen Serebrakian, MD, Bay Area Laser Surgery Center is renowned for using innovative and effective treatments for tackling a myriad of cosmetic issues.  One of these treatments includes BELOTERO BALANCE, a prescription injection that can temporarily fill in moderate-to-severe nasolabial folds that stretch from the nose to the corner of the mouth.  This unique treatment utilizes hyaluronic acid to fill in the appearance of the folds, as well as encourage the body’s production of collagen and elastin.

This produces two-fold effects:

  • Clients see immediate results from their treatment, which can last for up to six months; and
  • Clients see long-term smoothing as a result of increased collagen production within the skin.

When undergoing BELOTERO BALANCE treatments, clients should keep in mind that they should not do any of the following activities 24 hours after treatment:

  • Exercise
  • Sun exposure
  • Aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Alcoholic beverages

Doing so can cause itching, redness, and swelling at the site of the injection.  Additionally, in few cases, there may be some redness, itching, and swelling after the injection has been performed.  These reactions typically dissipate 24 to 48 hours after treatment.

If you’re ready to achieve smooth skin and a youthful complexion, schedule a consultation with Dr. Serebrakian at Bay Area Laser Surgery Center at either of his two locations serving the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

His Pinole office (serving the East Bay) can be reached at (510)724-8282, while his Larkspur office (serving the North Bay and Marin) can be reached at (415)461-5755. You can also simply fill out the form in the top right corner.

Larkspur (North Bay) Office

1000 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur, CA 94939
(415) 461-5755

Pinole (East Bay) Office

1599 Tara Hills Dr
Pinole, CA 94564
(510) 724-8282
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