Bellafill Acne
San Francisco

Want smooth, stress-free skin? That's why at Pacific Plastic Surgery Group we offer Bellafill® In San Francisco. The first and only FDA approved long-lasting Acne Scarring Treatment is here. Bellafill® is ideal for ALL skin types, textures, and colors. Learn more about Bellafill® below and see why we’re obsessed (you will be too).

BellaFill Treatment San Francisco

What Is Bellafill?

Bellafill® Acne is a FDA approved collagen-based injectable for the treatment of certain types of acne scars. Bellafill® adds instant volume to the scarred area, leveling the skin’s surface and smoothing it’s texture. Bellafill® is composed of 80% Collagen Gel and 20% Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) microspheres.

How Does Bellafill Work?

The collagen is the smooth base of the filler which immediately adds volume to the depressed scar raising it to a level that’s even with the surrounding skin. Then, the PMMA microspheres form a supportive scaffold that helps support the growth of your body’s own natural collagen to supplant for long-lasting results. As the gel breaks down over time, your own collagen forms a foundation that adds volume, filling in the acne scars providing a sustained improvement that is long-lasting.

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Am I A Good Candidate For Bellafill?

Truly a unique treatment for Acne Scar Treatment, Bellafill® is safe and effective on all skin types, colors, and textures. Why is this unique? Most scarring treatments are not safe to use on darker skin tones (deep chemical peels and laser treatments) and others can become costly (years worth of laser, chemical peels, and makeup). Bellafill® is safe, effective, and affordable. Bellafill® is approved for use on men and women, 21 and older. It works on distensible and atrophic acne scars on the cheeks. Distensible scars smooth out when you tug on them, atrophic scars are pitted or depressed in the skin.

What Kind Of Research Has Been Done To Determine Acne Scar Effectiveness?

A pivotal, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of Bellafill® for treating moderate to severe, atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek. Subjects were randomized to Bellafill® vs. saline injections. Bellafill® was found to be a safe and effective treatment when compared to Control treated subjects.

This study maintained a high threshold for success: the primary effectiveness endpoint defined a responder as a subject who had 50 percent or more of treated acne scars, improve by two or more points on a validated 4-point Acne Scar Rating Scale (ASRS). This six month endpoint was met with statistical significance and, as a secondary endpoint, continued to show improvement at nine and 12 months when assessed by the un-blinded investigator. Subjects blinded to treatment also reported successful outcomes and demonstrated improvement in their global appearance after treatment with Bellafill®.

Is Bellafill® Safe?

Both collagen and PMMA have established safety records and have been used in other areas of medicine, such as orthopedic surgery, dentistry, and ophthalmology. All patients must receive an allergy skin test 4 weeks prior to treatment (this is done in office 24 hours before treatment and administer to detect a potential allergy to the collagen or lidocaine). Most patients need/ use only 1 syringe for treatment.


  • Long-lasting treatment for Acne Scarring (up to 5 years)
  • Safe with minimal side effect; no downtime and able to return to daily activity immediately post-treatment
  • Non-invasive; a surgery-free option for a smoother, more even appearance
  • Quick treatment with quick clinical results; in-and-out in 30 minutes, results last up to 5 years

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