Boris Goldman, MD, FACS - Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center, LLC

Radiesse Cosmetic Filler

Radiesse is a safe alternative to collagen and other leading dermal fillers that provides both immediate and long-lasting correction of wrinkles and folds. Radiesse stimulates the body to produce new collagen and not only fills in wrinkles, but provides facial volume for a natural look that lasts. The unique Radiesse composition may result in fewer office visits for retreatments, after taking effect, the Radiesse microspheres are safely and naturally absorbed by the body. Boris Goldman, MD, FACS - Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center, LLC - Radiesse

Procedure:

Radiesse is injected into the skin through a simple, safe, quick, and minimally invasive outpatient procedure. Typically administered in a physician's office with the use of a local anesthetic, Radiesse treatment requires little to no downtime, with most patients returning to normal activities almost immediately after treatment.

Results:

The results are immediate. Radiesse continues to deliver results as it stimulates your body to produce new collagen. Results may last a year or more in many patients, which may result in fewer office visits for retreatments. Since results may vary, be sure to discuss your expectations with your doctor.

Frequently asked questions:

Is Radiesse safe?

In years of rigorous clinical testing and use by physicians in hundreds of thousands of patients worldwide, Radiesse has been shown to be safe and effective. In the FDA clinical studies there were virtually no allergic reactions. There may be some normal injection related occurrences, such as bruising, discomfort, swelling, or redness that typically resolve on their own.

Is Radiesse permanent?

No. Treatment results are long-lasting, but not permanent. Over time the tiny calcium-based microspheres gradually break down into calcium and phosphate ions which are safely and naturally absorbed into your body, leaving your own newly produced collagen in their place.

Are there possible side-effects?

Normal, injection-related reactions such as mild irritation, edema, swelling, itching, discoloration, or tenderness at the injection site may occur. These conditions typically resolve themselves within one to two days. More information about Radiesse side effects.

* All patients must be off Vitamin E, Omegas, Co Q10, Glucosamine/Chondroitin, Fish Oil , Aspirin, Aleve, Advil/Motrin/Ibuprofen, Alcohol (especially Red Wine), Steroids and Arnica 2 weeks prior. Green tea and herbal supplements should be avoided as well. 

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