Radiesse (Radiance) for Deep Facial Folds and Creases
RADIESSE® is one of the longest lasting injectables used for soft tissue augmentation in the correction of deep facial folds and creases and restoration of volume loss in hollow facial areas. RADIESSE® consists of calcium hydroxylapatite suspended in gel. Because calcium hydroxylapatite is a normal constituent of bone, it should not elicit a chronic inflammatory or immune response and does not require allergy testing. RADIESSE® is a safe, effective, and non-surgical treatment, which provides immediate smoothing out of wrinkles and most scars.
RADIESSE® has proven to be a very versatile facial contouring product and has demonstrated durable augmentation in areas such as chin and cheek where a larger volume is required. It maintains a soft, natural feel and takes on the characteristics of the surrounding skin tissue. The areas that respond best to treatment are naso-labial folds (laugh lines), peri-oral lines (around the mouth), depressed scars, and oral commissures (corners of the lips).
WHAT ARE RADIESSE® TREATMENTS LIKE?
With our special technique, an injection of RADIESSE® (Radiance) is nearly painless. We use our strong blend of topical anesthetic cream prior to the procedure (or dental block if necessary). Radiesse is then injected into the wrinkles with a tiny needle. The procedure takes about 15 minutes. Following the procedure, patients may immediately return back to daily activities, however, treatment sights may be slightly swollen and/or bruised for approximately 24 hours.
HOW LONG WILL THE RESULTS LAST?
While RADIESSE® treatments are safe and effective, it’s important to consult with your dermatologist to understand all of your treatment options. Each person is unique, as are their treatment options.
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