Radiesse dermal filler is an FDA approved treatment that used to smooth sever facial wrinkles and folds such as nasolabial folds (the line between the corner of the nose to the corner of the mouth) and the marionette lines (run down from the mouth). Radiesse is commonly used as a treatment for cheeks and surrounding areas to correct volume loss. Also Radiesse is recommend for the back of the hands to replace volume loss, creating more youthful appearance.
Radiesse is made of tiny calcium based microspheres suspended in a water-based gel. It’s the only calcium based dermal filler on the US market, which stimulates the natural production of collagen. To minimize discomfort during the treatment, Radiesse is mixed with Lidocaine.
Radiesse $599 per 1.5 ml syringe
The calcium microspheres begin to work immediately pumping the volume under the skin. Sometimes patients might have side effects such as bruising, redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, but it is minor and typically dissipate within a week. Procedure normally takes 15-20 minutes and results last up to 24 months.