Oh, to be young and without wrinkles again! If only there were a way to treat those lines and creases. Thanks to modern cosmetic discoveries and techniques, it is possible with injectable dermal fillers such as Radiesse — one of the most popular natural alternatives to collagen treatments. This filler can be used to fill the backside of aging hands, augment sunken cheeks, fill in deep wrinkles and facial contouring to restore your facial features the way they were 10-15 years earlier.
Radiesse used with other therapies such as Botox and CO2 fractional laser skin resurfacing with SmartXide DOT are other procedures that can enhance this dermal filler treatment giving you the ultimate naturally youthful appearance without surgery.
What is Radiesse?
Radiesse is composed of a special type of calcium and carboxymethylcellulose gel that stimulates the production of more collagen, providing increased volume in the treated areas and resulting in a more youthful appearance.
What areas are best suited for Radiesse treatment?
This injectable dermal filler is best suited for the hands and face, such as:
What are Radiesse treatments like?
They’re very quick — usually around half an hour — and typically cause only minimal discomfort. First an topical anesthetic is applied to the area to ensure the most pain-free experience possible. Then Radiesse is injected under the skin (dermis) of the treated area, causing immediate and long-lasting results.
How many Radiesse treatments do I need?
This may vary depending on the patient, the area treated and the desired result. Results with RADIESSE are immediate, so you can determine at first glance whether you are satisified with the results!
Some of the benefits of the RADIESSE implant are:
Effective when used in combination with other treatments
What should I expect post-treatment?
After treatment, patients should be free to return to their normal lifestyles immediately, and look forward to enjoying the effects of improvements in the appearance of wrinkles and depressed scarring! For up to two days following treatment, some swelling may be noticeable, but it subsides quickly and can be alleviated with gel ice packs.