The natural aging process causes your collagen to break down, taking away facial volume. Radiesse wrinkle filler not only instantly restores facial volume to smooth out signs of aging, it keeps working with your body by stimulating your own natural collagen for long-lasting results.
Radiesse is made up of a synthetic substance containing microspheres of calcium hydroxylapetite. There are no allergic reacations associated with this filler. With proper technique abd local aneasthesia, the injections are not very painful. There may be some bruising after the procedure but most patients return to normal activity the next day. One of the advantages of Radiesse is that it can last up to 1-2 years. Radiesse has been used for lip augmentation.
Whether you’re longing to reverse the signs of aging or address a health issue that would normally
require invasive surgery, Radiesse gives you options. Developed with safety and longevity in mind,
It is a new generation injectable filler that offers superior versatility for both cosmetic and
reconstructive use without surgery. Unique composition of Radiesse not only provides immediate
visual Improvement, but the benefit of long-lasting effect. This is because Radiesse is made of very
tiny, smooth calcium hydroxyl apatite (CaHA) microspheres. These particles form a scaffold through
which your body’s own collagen grows, thereby producing long-term results. These unique
advantages make Radiesse an ideal choice for facial shaping and contouring, alone with other
Radissse Injections -The longer lasting temporary injectable filler.
Side effects & Risks
There are few reported side effects, However, some Injection-related reactions may occur, such as
redness, swelling, pain, itching, discoloration and tenderness at the injection site.
You will see some mild swelling or redness at the Injection site that may last 1-2 days. In most
cases, you can return to your routine activities immediately following the procedure.
Radiesse provides volume and correction without the need to overfill,
mold, shape and sculpt your face to the exact result you’ll be living with.
After a thorough cleansing of the area to be treated. Radiesse will be injected under the skin in a
continuous stream through a very fine needle into the appropriate facial planes needed for augmentation and
Anesthesia: you may require a topical or injectable anesthetic.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Does it hurt?
A. Patient reactions vary. so injections of any filler may be accompanied by either a topical or
Q.How long will Radiesse last?
A. In facial applications, Radiesse should provide a correction that lasts one to two years with an
occasional touch up. Individual results may vary, affected by age, metabolism, skin type, lifestyle and
Q. How quickly can I return to my normal activities?
A. Approximately 24 hours following injection of Radiesse. Most swell or redness will have
subsided. Some patients return to work immediately where others may need 24 hours.
Q. Is Radiesse permanent?
A. No. The gel carrier dissipates over a few months allowing for new tissue infiltration. The CaHA
particles gradually break down and are metabolized over two to three years.
Q. Will Radiesse become hard or noticeable to touch?
A. No, Radiesse will remain soft and pliable and will take on the characteristics of the surrounding
Q. Will I need a skin test?
A. No pre-testing is required due to Radiesse’s unique synthetic product formulation.
Q. What is Radiesse composed of?
A. Radiesse is composed of synthetic calcium hydroxyl apatite (CaHA) microspheres suspended in a
gel carrier. CaHA is a bio-material, the primary mineral constituent of bone and teeth. It has over
twenty years of use in orthopedics, neurosurgery, dentistry and ophthalmology. The semi-solid
nature of Radiesse is created by suspending CaHA in a common water based Carrier.
Q. How many treatments will I require?
A. Some patients may achieve an optimal correction on their first injection. For other patients,
variability In the rate of tissue in-growth may require a touch-up to achieve optimal correction.
Q. Are there any side effects?
A. There are few reported side effects. However, some common injection-related reactions may
occur, such as edema, swelling, pain, itching, discoloration, and tenderness at the injection site.
Q. What If I am taking medication?
A. Radiesse should not be implanted in patients while on an aspirin regimen or while taking other
medications that could inhibit the healing process.
Q. Can Radiesse be injected over other implants?
A. Radiesse should not be implanted in patients with other implants or materials still in place.
Q. Is Radiessee approved?
A. Yes, Radiesse is approved for use in the U.S, Europe, Canada and various other countries.