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User Reviews for Bellafill to treat Facial Wrinkles

Bellafill has an average rating of 3.3 out of 10 from a total of 30 ratings for the treatment of Facial Wrinkles. 23% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 73% reported a negative effect.

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3.3/10 average rating

30 ratings from 30 user reviews.

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Reviews for Bellafill

Jetjoy May 25, 2021

“I had Bellafill injected in my smile lines late 2014 and then in my marionette lines in June 2015. I had an unfortunate experience, because I have so many bumps. After almost six years, I still have bumps. I had 5FU and Kenalog injections for three years. The bumps migrate, and occasionally a new bump appears. This is all happening in the marionette lines and near my lips. Only recently, I felt bumps in my smile lines. One bump in my left marionette line is so huge that I feel it needs to be surgically removed, but plastic surgeons I have visited don’t want to touch it. The left side oozed pus about every three months for about 1 1/2 years, creating a hole. I went to a plastic surgeon to stitch together the hole, but it did not work. During surgery, she said the skin was like cottage cheese and very difficult to work with. Now I have a scar in addition to all the bumps.”

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Heather April 2, 2021

“Got Bellafill in my checks. It ALL migrated to the apple of my cheeks I look 10x older than I did before injections. Nothing to fix this mess.”

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Pam · Taken for 10 years or more January 13, 2021

“I went to a reputable doctor in this area. Used him for a couple of procedures in the past. I had no reason to doubt him, until he talked me into THIS! He had his assistant do my filler, along with a Bellafill/Arteful rep. They both had it done and looked good. Still, I had no reason for concern. Yes, she did injections under my eyes. I looked like someone had hit me with a board. Lasted about two months and a lot of crying in his waiting room. He did give me my $7000 + back, but, still have these ugly lumps and after about 10 years, I still have these hard lumps, about 1 inch long, under my eyes. Maybe for other parts of your face, BUT NOT UNDER YOUR EYES. In fact, play it safe, don't do this.”

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Bd January 9, 2019

“Like others here using bellafill has been a horrible experience! I had it injected 2 years ago and after a year I began noticing bumps and lumps at injection sites. The Beauty Therapy place where I had it injected has closed down but I did track down the injector and went to see her. She did absolutely nothing to help! In fact she didn’t even want to admit it was from the bellafill! She tried to make it seem like it was my fault it happened! Consulted the bellafill company who would not do anything either! Stay clear of his poison. My lumps have gotten worse in the last year! Just a note I did have the preliminary test. What good does this really do! Terrible product!!! Terrible company!!!! Terrible representatives!!!”

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Sdk · Taken for 2 to 5 years May 25, 2018

“I had bellafill injected after appropriate patch testing in my smile lines for wrinkles. The initial result was great. 15 months after injection , I developed multiple foreign body granulomas on both sides of my face as an adverse reaction to the material. This was a delayed and ‘unexpected’ response from the filler. For the past 2 years , all local therapy has failed to improve the inflammation. I underwent a major facial surgery and had all the material removed when the granulomas started to erode thru my skin. This product may be fda approved, but the nature of these random, permanent and relentless disfiguring granulomatous reactions beg rethinking the use of this product by plastic surgeons. It is impossible to predict who will be disfigured from this product, and the product is permanent. It must be removed with surgery.”

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Bohogal January 12, 2017

“Terrible product!!! My cosmetology doctor didn't do a "test", nor told me it was permanent! She put it deep into my cheeks on face. 2 syringes one month apart. The second injection within days left my cheeks puffy, tender to the touch & my facial nerves frazzled. Then a week later my cheeks were swollen, pus coming out of my eyes, touching cheeks made more pus come out of my eyes & made my nervous system crash!!! I went to the ER 7 times in 3 weeks. They said it probably was NOT the filler but stated they weren't cosmetic experts and to follow up with my doctor. I went home assuming it couldn't be the filler, not wanting to believe it was a filler that I voluntarily paid for. I became bed ridden, can barely breathe feels like I'm dying.”

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Moe · Taken for 2 to 5 years January 5, 2020

“I had Bellafill in 2016. It wasn’t worth the money it cost, but did help fill out face. Now in 2020 I’ve developed hard nodules under my eyes and at every injection site. I just saw the dr last week and he doesn’t think its the filler but it’s in every area he put needle in and some nodules have moved into other areas.”

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pissed · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 30, 2019

“Went for botox and lip filler and got talked into Bellafill. I am having a autoimmune reaction. Uneven swelling months latter and cheeks RED. I look like a chipmunk!!! Lip has a big lump, Lovely! Plus talk weird. Sooo unhappy and frustrated”

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Tac415 March 11, 2016

“I went for a consultation for Botox in my forehead ,my elevens, and ended up being told I needed much more! I was told I needed bellafill under my eyes. My under eyes were not a concern for me,but my so-called doctor told me I needed filler there! She was just trying to sell me something that would make her money! A test to see if I had a adverse reaction to bellafill was to be given and I was to wait 28 days before a procedure was done, my doctor waited 10 minutes! What really ticks me off that the sales rep for bellafill who was present, never stepped in to say no you really need to wait before giving these injections! But unfortunately I signed on the dotted line and today, after 7 months, I am disfigured from these bellafill injections”

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Lumpy and difigured · Taken for 1 to 2 years January 4, 2017

“I went in to get the venus freeze done on my neck and jowls. The esthatician I saw wowed me with all the plus sides of bellafil. I didn't find anything to contraindicate its efficacy so I went ahead and with the injections. I was told I had the best person possible doing my treatment. As it turned out, I was her guinea pig. My face was left with lumps and bumps all over. A year later I had to get immunizations to start the nursing program. The bellafil has started to grow. I have several swollen balls all over my face. I can't get anyone to return my calls. I am really worried this is going to permanently disfigure me.”

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65 Year Old · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 3, 2017

“I had 3 sets of injections and all of them have turned into lumps, I call marbles, in my face. They did NOT fill in lines in my face, the just became marbles in my face. They are awful and I would never recommend these injections - run, don't walk, out of the doctor's office!”

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Amy G · Taken for 6 months to 1 year July 4, 2019

“I got bellafill 7 months ago with a high rated board certified MD. I was completely new to fillers. Initially it looked okay although I wasn’t completely satisfied with the results. Only one syringe was used and trust me the most small amount of this stuff can create a big change! It looked it’s best 2-4 months into it then a lump formed on the crease of my smile line making it look way uneven to my right side. I have really bad acne and also got 2 vials on some scars around my face. I now have terrible anxiety thinking about what lies ahead in my future. These beads are not made to withstand all of our experiences as human beings and I’ve read a ton of stories of complications years down the road. If you are brand new to fillers I highly recommend using temporary fillers only. There are not even long term studies for bellafill so currently we are the test dummy’s for “long term and safe” results.”

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caroled13 August 5, 2019

“I was told if I only did half of the recommended amount that I would see wonderful results. Wrong! I am so unhappy with my results, I can’t stand to look in the mirror. I feel that I look much older because of the big puffs of Bellafill under my eyes. Even on my worst day prior to the injections, I didn’t eye puffs the way I do now. Unless you’re prepared to spend a small fortune on something that doesn’t last forever (I.e. a facelift) I wouldn’t do it. Soo disappointed!”

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Debbie · Taken for 1 to 2 years July 19, 2019

“I had a mid face lift just under my eyes which left a big scar under my right eye so my Dr. thought bellafill would help the scar from the surgery. I had to pay for it even though she messed up the under eye... Now I have hard knots under my eyes and lumps.. I really never even needed the under eye surgery to begin with I only wanted collegen filler when she talked me into the big money job... Bellafill is not a safe product unless you want hard knots on your face....”

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Mo · Taken for 1 to 6 months September 9, 2019

“Used this product being told it would last for 5 years. It worked briefly to lift skin on sides of face to lift sagging jaw line skin. However, after about 4 months the product evidently sank to the bottom of my jawline on both sides and looked like two sand bags on either side of my face one side more puffed out then the other. I purchased on a special for 5 vials. Have used three, Not sure what I will do with the other two unused viles of this stuff. It is awful! So what do I do for the next 4 1/2 years!??”

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Livid in Richmond · Taken for less than 1 month November 2, 2017

“I have used fillers off and on for 36 years. Collagen, Restylane, Radiesse, Juvederm, Voluma, and more to fill acne scars and laser burn scars above my lip caused by a quack. I've always had at least a modicum of improvement and sometimes even success with these various fillers. However, when I finally decided after two years of research to go ahead and have Bellafill injected to one area of my face where there are acne scars, I wound up with absolutely no visible or palpable evidence that Bellafill was even in my face. A total rip-off. Utterly useless material. In fact, the acne scars are even more evident after this bizarre injection episode. Just because the FDA approves something doesn't mean it has any merit.”

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Cindy · Taken for 1 to 2 years December 29, 2020

“I received bellafill injections In October of 2019, around February of 2020 I noticed a lump in front of my right ear. Then a lump in front of my left ear and a few smaller lumps in my lower jaw area and along my cheekbones. I went back to the doctor who did the injections and she used kenalog to hopefully remove them or dissolve them. Well, the two lumps that I started out with are gone and I'm left with atrophy of my own tissue in front of both ears and the other lumps are still growing and spreading. I'm not happy at all and I'm not sure what to do about it. It's been a nightmare.”

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T C October 29, 2016

“This product was injected into my face by an inexperienced doctor, encouraged by a sale rep for this deplorable product. I have severe swelling under my eyes and forehead. I've had multiple injections to rid my face of these horrible side effects to no avail. The doctor, sales rep and producers of this hideous product take no responsibility for the horrific pain and disfigurement that I've endured! This product must be removed from the market and I will do all I can to see this be done.”

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Lucy December 21, 2018

“Very bad experience with Bellafil . This filler is not for a person over 60 much less for people over 70 which was my case. After 5 months of getting 3 injections on the chin and cheeks the results are zero. No difference before or after. I saw the Doctor 4 weeks after the procedure and he said to wait 6-8 more weeks. Well, I went to see him today, Dec. 20th. And unfortunately he moved to another location. End of the history I lost my money. Please. Do not get Bellafill. Get something else. He never advised me on what fillers were good for me. All he wanted was my money.”

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Tammy July 5, 2019

“I went to a doctor that recommend this under the eye. This product is not recommended under eye! I have a floating lump under eye. Nothing I can about it. The company does not recommended under eye use. But the doctors are doing it anyway .”

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Twirly Girly September 7, 2016

“Check out the words Malar Edema. This is what Bellafill, injected into my cheeks, has left me with. They are red pouches on my cheeks, something I never had before the injections. I am so upset with this, and it cost me $9,000 to add to my total dismay! And to make it worse, make-up will NOT cover these unattractive lumpy red pouches.”

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Justjjj January 18, 2018

“Had Bellafill done in November 2017 by a plastic surgeon in Manhattan who convinced me it was the best treatment. As of today, January 18,2018 I still have lumps and my face is getting disproportional.”

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Ava · Taken for 2 to 5 years June 30, 2019

“I had bellafill injected into mild acne scars and they did improve a little. About 8 months later I thought if I had another syringe injected maybe they would improve more, or possibly go away altogether. I was so wrong! The second time it made the scars look so much worse. I can actually see where the bellafill is if I look closely at my skin. My skin looks terrible now. I don’t know if the Dr injected it wrong the second time or what caused this.”

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Zoe March 21, 2018

“Bellafill was a total ripoff. I had 4 units injected with no visible results. My doctor, promised my wrinkles would be gone on the areas treated. I contacted her office numerous times with my concerns. I was extremely disappointed with the results and absolutely had no changes to my appearance. The doctor totally ignored all my calls. As a result, I contacted the manufacturer, Suneva Medical, who made numerous attempts to contact the doctor. The bottom line is none of my issues were ever resolved.”

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Lulu June 27, 2019

“I did Bellafill injections on my cheeks . Dr was absolutely great, with great reputation. He told me, it can happened that filler turn to lumps or something similar, and only way to remove is surgically. I still decided to do. But, result was, zero. I called and go to see him. He injected another one ( for free)and said he can not explain what happened. Again nothing. I lost my money, but... my only explanation is my age.. I'm 60 years old..”

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Trip_me_out_travel November 16, 2019

“In 2013 I had Artefill that is now Bellafill. I had a mini facelift and Bellafill done at the same time! I never received a skin test and 6 weeks later I ended up very very ill. I could hardly breathe or walk and I could almost taste something coming from my chest. I had severe reactions and had no idea at that time what is was. I had autoimmune issues since then and the dr or the company that produced this product had done zero to help me. Now 6 years later my left side of my face where the smile lines are at the product is swollen and an outline now can be seen of the product when smiling or making certain expressions. I have been fighting this ever since and would like to start a FB group going against this filler!!! It has silicone and other products and toxins in it. if I drink out of plastic water bottles I get congested right away and I can go on. People with breast implant also have certain reactions and if you study this product you will find the same material is used.”

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u4riah · Taken for 6 months to 1 year August 30, 2017

“I've had 6 syringes in my face for volume loss. My last injection was in January 2017. Nasal labial folds are gone, my cheeks and jaw line are defined and so far, knock on wood, no problems. By the way - I'm 64 and I had to verify that I was at least 50 to get my senior citizen discount. All doctors get the same product, you must go to a doctor who has been trained in the use of Bellafill, not an aesthetician.”

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lake lady · Taken for 2 to 5 years September 10, 2019

“WOW....I have had a great experience with Bellafill. I am super happy with my results and I believe the biggest issue is finding an experienced professional to do it. Its been 4 years now and my results are still really good. I had it put in two areas, nasal labial folds and under my eyes....I highly recommend Bellafill to anyone, but find someone you know and trust, ask a LOT of questions and for gods sake....do not use discount "coupon" type provider. generally looking for one time clients to get experience on. (IMO) good luck!”

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