At two months, the hyaluronic acid laugh lines filler continues to produce natural looking results.*

Dr. Umar Uses Hyaluronic Acid Laugh Lines Filler for Mild Nasolabial Folds on Westlake Village, Los Angeles Patient

A laugh lines filler adds volume to the parenthetical creases around the nose and mouth, known as nasolabial folds, marionette lines or smile lines. Over time, such issues start to become deeper. These signs of aging are generally caused by a combination of genetics, sun exposure, and poor lifestyle habits. In combination, they reduce the skin’s…

Dr. U's treatment with Belotero for forehead wrinkles helped this patient look her absolute best.

Belotero for Forehead Wrinkles Reverses Fine Lines for Dr. U’s Patient

Update: In 2016, a peer-reviewed medical journal called Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology published a review on a cohesive polydensified matrix hyaluronic acid fillers which display distinct viscoelastic properties, allowing for better integration and more even distribution.  The review focused on different variations of a product called Belotero which is produced using CPM cross linking…

How to Get Rid of Laugh Lines With Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

Bel Air, Los Angeles Patient Learns How to Get Rid of Laugh Lines with Hyaluronic Acid Filler

This female patient from Bel Air, Los Angeles came to see Dr. U, feeling concerned that the nasolabial folds by her mouth started appearing deeper.  His strategy for how to get rid of laugh lines, in this particular case, was to restore volume to these areas. The loss of natural facial volume due to aging…

This patient decided on Belotero vs Botox and is happy with her results.*

Malibu Patient Chooses Belotero Vs Botox For Vertical Frown Lines

The Malibu Patient chooses Belotero vs Botox for vertical frown lines: This Malibu patient was dissatisfied with the 11s that suddenly crept across her forehead and in between her eyes. Lines that form in between the eyes — caused by the constant creasing of the frontalis muscles, usually brought on by worry or stress, are…

Before and after photo of Belotero vs Juvederm treatment for fine line.

Dr.U’s Patient Chooses Belotero vs Juvederm for Single Fine Line on Her Face

This Redondo Beach, Los Angeles patient wanted to get rid of a single, faint line on the left side of her face which had developed from years of smiling. Although the wrinkle appears to be very minor, it was still bothersome to her because it was stubborn and would obviously not go away on its…

This Venice Beach patient wanted to remove crows feet, so Dr. Umar recommended Belotero.

Venice Beach Patient Chooses to Remove Crows Feet Fine Lines with Belotero

Belotero is a hyaluronic acid filler, related to Juvederm and Restylane. However, it has undergone a newer, patented cross-linking process to fill in fine, surface lines. This male patient from Venice Beach, Los Angeles wanted to reduce the appearance of crows feet fine lines around his eyes. He did not want laser treatment. Although he…

Before and after photos of a lip augmentation for the cupid's bow

Amazingly Natural Looking Lip Augmentation Results for Redondo Beach Patient

Lip augmentation is a procedure aimed towards achieving plumper, fuller lips. It has become a common cosmetic treatment, as non-invasive fillers like Juvederm and Restylane have grown in popularity.  However, achieving subtle lip enhancement results can be a surprising challenge. Many times, the result is an obvious, over-puckered “duck lip”. This patient wanted a slight…