Bellafill – the latest Innovation in Acne Scar Treatment

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For over 15 years, Dr. Alan Burke, MD of Laser Skin Beautiful has been an industry-leading cosmetic and orthopedic serving patients in the greater Philadelphia area.

Numerous members of the medical community have recognized him as a pioneer in his industry because of his work with blood platelets, lasers, and stem cells.

Furthermore, he is known for his non-invasive procedures as well as the revolutionary technologies that he utilizes, one of which is Bellafill, clearly the most innovative approach to treating acne scars.

Since its approval by the FDA in September of 2015, Bellafill has become the dermal filler of choice where the treatment of acne scarring is concerned. Unlike many other dermal fillers on the market today, Bellafill non-resorbable technology doesn’t require re-injection.

The product is not gender-specific and can be used on men and women alike. As with the other fine procedures, products, and treatments, Bellafill has joined our extensive line of cosmetic services and is a readily available treatment option for facial wrinkles, smile lines and acne scarring.

closeup beautiful woman face, syringe injection to nasolabial fold beauty concept

closeup beautiful woman face, syringe injection to nasolabial fold beauty concept

What You should know about Bellafill

When your face ages, there are several factors in play. Changes in the skin’s texture such as pores and wrinkles, and skin pigmentation or hyperpigmentation are common maladies of the aging process. These result from:

  • Age-related issues such as collagen loss and/or thinning dermis
  • Facial muscle over-activity
  • Sun or UV damage

However, in most cases, these different skin issues can be improved by a number of procedures or treatments such as:

  • Botox (neuromodulators)
  • Chemical peels
  • Lasers
  • Skin care regimens that include growth factors and some type of retinoid (Retin A)


Despite all of the above information regarding these different skin issues, the primary reason that a person’s face begins to look old is a result of losing volume. As you age, bone, fat, and muscle are lost and this eventually leads to a number of different conditions including:

  • Bags under the eyes
  • Cheek grooves
  • Lip fullness decreases
  • Longer appearing nose
  • Loss of a well-defined jawline
  • Loss of or sagging cheeks
  • Pointy chin
  • Tear troughs
  • Upper eyebrows and eyelids drooping


In many instances, patients will not have to undergo any type of surgical procedure and be improved with Bellafill treatments done by Dr. Alan Burke, MD. While the product is referred to as a dermal filler, it is actually a collagen stimulator.

When injected, Bellafill stimulates the production of collagen, which can last for years when it is not subject to breakdown by the aging process, oxygen radicals, and UV exposure. This helps to stave off wrinkles for a longer period.

For more information regarding Bellafill and Dr. Alan Burke’s practice, please contact Laser Skin Beautiful today and speak with one of our knowledgeable representatives. Let us show you how we combine artistry with cutting-edge technology to make you feel and look great.

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