19.09.2016

Minimize Signs of Aging with Bellafill Injections

There are so many reasons signs of aging can begin to appear prematurely. There is sun damage from UV rays that can cause wrinkling, changes in skin texture and hyperpigmentation. Then there are the age-related issues like the loss of collagen and the thinning of the dermis. However, the most troublesome sign of aging is the loss of volume around the face.

What are Bellafill® Injections?

Bellafill® is a dermal filler that has been approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for injection into the skin in order to remove folds in the skin and smile lines. This dermal filler is unique, though. Unlike other dermal fillers, it remains in the skin permanently and is not absorbed by the body.

Approved for use in both women and men, Bellafill® is mixture of a variation of collagen and Lidocaine, a local anesthetic. This unique mixture produces an injectable dermal filler that is intended to be a permanent solution to wrinkles and fine lines around the nose and corners of the mouth.

Before patients are given Bellafill® injections, there must be a skin test to determine if there will be any complications arising out of an allergic reaction to the solution. This is done on a small patch of skin, and the results come back the same day. Although it’s rare, some patients have an allergic reaction to the collagen in the solution.

Who Should Consider Bellafill® Injections?

Bellafill® injections are not right for just anyone. It’s beneficial if you have had experience with other dermal fillers before. This will give you more of an idea of what the results will be like. If you have liked the results with dermal fillers in the past, you’ll love the results of Bellafill® because they are permanent.

These injections are best for areas of the skin that are not so thin. These include “crow’s feet” wrinkles around the eyes. Bellafill® is best for smile lines and areas around the face with thicker skin. Candidates should be in good overall health with realistic expectations.

Get All the Facts

If you are interested in minimizing the telltale signs of aging on your face, talk with one of our experts at ProMD Health to see if Bellafill® injections are right for you. This treatment offers immediate results and lasting improvements. ProMD Health has offices in Annapolis, Arlington, and Baltimore. Contact us today to schedule your consultation to learn more about how Bellafill® can help you.

19.09.2016
Share with:

Choose Your Location

To book an appointment online, select one of the following locations.

Annapolis, MD (21401)

Annapolis
annapolis_mob

Arlington, VA (22201)

Arlington
Arlington_mob

Timonium, MD (21093)

Timonium
timonium_mob

Bel Air,
MD (21015)

Columbia, MD (21045)

Columbia
Columbia_mob

Wellington, FL (33414)

Wellington
wellington_mob

Washington, DC (20001)

Washington
washington_mob

Tox Bar (21224)

Westminster, MD (21157)

Annapolis, MD (21401)

annapolis_tab

Arlington, VA (22201)

arlington_tab.

Timonium, MD (21093)

timonium_tab

Bel Air,
MD (21015)

Columbia, MD (21045)

columbia_tab

Wellington, FL (33414)

wellington_tab

Washington, DC (20001)

washigton_tab

Tox Bar (21224)

Westminster, MD (21157)

Kim Sammons ProMD Health Lewes

Kim Sammons

Front Office Coordinator

Locations

About

Kim joined the aesthetic industry in a managerial capacity back in 2012. In late 2017, she took a temporary break to look after her ailing father. Now, she is excited to resume her role as the office manager at the new location in Lewes, Delaware. Kim finds immense joy in nurturing her team's growth and ensuring every patient feels valued and supported. She is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcomed and cared for. Beyond her professional life, Kim indulges in writing, creating inviting spaces, and cherishing quality time with her adult children.

Taryn Irelan ProMD Health Lewes

Taryn Irelan

LPN, LE

Locations

About

Taryn is a seasoned professional in the field of medical aesthetics, boasting over two decades of experience. Her journey began in 2002 when she obtained her aesthetician's license, initially venturing into the spa industry before transitioning to the realm of plastic surgery in 2003, where she found her true calling. Embracing Dr. Obagi's philosophy of healthy skin, Taryn has honed her practice to prioritize the well-being of her patients. In 2009, she furthered her education by attending nursing school, earning her LPN license in 2011. A native of Delaware's beachside community, Taryn loves everything ocean-related. She loves to ride her bicycle, her summertime vehicle! Taryn's motto in life is to get outside every chance you can enjoy the fresh, and wear that SPF!

Ashley Spangler ProMD Health Lewes Westminster

Ashley Spangler

CRNP

Locations

About

Beginning as a pre-med major, Ashley transitioned to nursing in 2009 with a clear goal of entering the aesthetics industry. Since then, she has relentlessly pursued this ambition. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Delaware in 2014, she dedicated eight years to working as a Registered Nurse in both bedside care and the operating room, all the while striving to delve deeper into aesthetics. Despite facing setbacks, she took the bold step of launching her own practice while concurrently pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Maryville University, successfully completing her studies in 2023. A pivotal moment arose when Ashley seized the opportunity to become an independent injector at Attitudes Medi Spa in Milford, DE, a move that marked a significant breakthrough in her career journey, allowing her to realize a long-held aspiration.

Ashley places a high value on her education, continuously refining her skills through mentorship from leading figures in the aesthetics field. She has traversed the nation, seeking knowledge from some of the most reputable aesthetic providers. Now, as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) in healthcare, Ashley steps into her new role armed with a wealth of experience and expertise.

Leigh Mazzei ProMD Provider PA-C MSHS Bethesda

Leigh Mazzei

PA-C, MSHS

Locations

About

Leigh is a certified Physician Assistant with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Master’s degree in Health Science from the Anne Arundel Community College/University of Maryland, Baltimore PA program. She has over 12 years of diverse healthcare experience, including more than 8 years in various surgical subspecialties. Leigh was previously the Lead Physician Assistant for the Breast and Reconstructive Surgery team at Mercy Medical Center before joining ProMD Health. Outside of work, Leigh enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and training for triathlons, and cherishes quality time with her boyfriend, son, and stepson. She is passionate about aesthetics and is dedicated to helping patients achieve natural results and feel confident in their own skin

Mandy Fawcett ProMD Provider PA-C MSHS Bethesda

Mandy Fawcett

PA-C, MSHS

Locations

About

Mandy Fawcett, PA-C, MSHS, is a dedicated Board-Certified Physician Assistant with over 8 years of experience. Her experience includes orthopedic surgery with a special interest in osteoporosis and women’s health. Holding a Master of Science Degree in Health Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, she enriches her practice with a deep well of knowledge. With an extensive history performing in-office procedures, Mandy received specialized training from ProMD and the National Institute of Medical Aesthetics to hone her skills in aesthetic procedures. Beyond medicine, Mandy is driven by her passion for aesthetics, aiming to amplify individuals' natural beauty and confidence. She also advocates for the transformative power of exercise, diet and nutrition in overall wellness. Fluent in Spanish after living in South America, she ensures effective communication and care for a diverse patient base. Happily married with two teenage children, she balances her professional and personal life with grace and dedication.

Taylor Warren ProMD Health Bel Air

Taylor Warren

RN, BSN

Locations

About

Taylor graduated from Towson University in 2021 with a bachelor's degree in nursing. Taylor worked as a nursing assistant throughout school before accepting a position as a registered nurse at Johns Hopkins Bayview in the emergency department. Using her critical care experience, she then worked as a perioperative nurse in an outpatient surgery center before joining the Pro MD team in Belair. Taylor has always had a love for cosmetic nursing and specializes in making patients not only look their best but also feel their best.

Stakesha St Clair Washington DC ProMD Health Aesthetician

Stakesha St. Clair

Aesthetician

Locations

About

Beauty muse meets patient care. Stakesha St. Clair, a native of Washington D.C. has honed her skills in providing personalized skincare treatments and recommendations to help her clients achieve a healthy and glowing complexion. With a background in dermatology and aesthetics, Stakesha is highly knowledgeable in the latest skincare techniques and products. She believes in the importance of a skincare regimen and that confidence starts with the health of your skin.

Search ProMD Health

Search

Kelly Cochran

Medical Aesthetician

Locations

About

Kelly Cochran a licensed aesthetician with over 20 years of hands-on experience. Kelly has dedicated her career to quality outcomes and providing a luxury service to every patient she sees. As a ZO Skin Health Expert, Kelly works with her patients using in office services and at home treatments to award them the best results available. Come see Kelly for her personally designed custom Hydrafacials! In her spare time, Kelly enjoys ballroom and professional dancing and spending time with her friends and family.

Jessica Hogg

Medical Aesthetician

Locations

About

Jess, a licensed cosmetologist, boasts over 15 years of experience in aesthetic medicine. She embarked on her journey in Plastic Surgery, eventually rising to become the aesthetic director of a multi-location dermatology practice and the lead medical aesthetician. Jess has truly excelled in skin health restoration, earning accolades as an expert in the field. With comprehensive training under Dr. Zein Obagi and a track record of nationwide educational lectures for SkinMedica, she has delved into every aspect of aesthetic care. Coined by colleagues as the "Skincare Queen," Jess believes what you do at home is paramount to achieving your aesthetic goals.

Jillian Krebs

CRNP

Locations

About

Jillian has spent the last 6 years of her career working in neurosurgery with WellSpan Health, York PA. Jillian’s extensive surgical background and understanding of the head and neck make her an advanced practitioner in the field of medicine. Graduation from York College, as a Registered Nurse, Jillian immediately worked to become a certified Nurse Practitioner. She has spent 15 years of her career dedicated to the health and wellness of the patients surrounding her home town. Jillian has spent months training along side the brightest and most talented injectors in the world of aesthetics and is thrilled to offer the patients of Westminster, MD her expertise. Jillian is passionate about health, wellness and ensuring her patients feel and look their very best. An avid athlete, Jillian spends her time with her fiancé and family enjoying the outdoors.

Bailey Babowicz

Laser Technician

Locations

About

Over the past four years, I've been a Certified Medical Electrologist (CME). I've collaborated with dermatologists and worked at medspas, performing a variety of laser treatments such as BBL, Moxi, laser hair removal, and acne treatments. Since I was young, I've always had a passion for helping people feel their best, and I'm fortunate to be able to do this through my career.

brynn_blackstock

Brynn Blackstock

Aesthetic Consultant

Locations

About

Brynn is one of our Aesthetic Consultants. She graduated from Penn State University in 2021 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biobehavioral Health. She brings over 5 years of experience in customer service within the beauty industry to the team. Brynn has a passion for helping others look and feel their best and strives to make each patient feel welcome at our practices.

Kaitlin Lemenze

Medical Aesthetician