Radiesse® is a cosmetic dermal filler that restores volume and fullness for the correction of facial wrinkles and folds. It is composed of calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres which is synthetically made and combined with a carrier gel. Radiesse® has a higher degree of viscosity and elasticity than hyaluronic acid fillers
Radiesse® is injected under the skin with a small needle to fill in creases, lines, wrinkles, and folds. An anesthetic topical cream may be provided for comfort and there is also an anesthetic combined with the product itself.
Multiple treatments may be necessary for optimal results. Touch-up treatments may be required to achieve the desired results and will often enhance the longevity of the treatment. The product stimulates fibroblasts to enhance your body’s own production of collagen.
Radiesse® may last up to one year in some people and helps your body stimulate its own collagen production. Factors such as age, skin type, and daily activities can affect longevity. Radiesse® degrades naturally into calcium and phosphate ions over time which are metabolized by the body’s natural processes.