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Radiesse
Radiesse



Calcium hydroxylapatite,

marketed as the brand Radiesse®,is an injectable facial filler designed to address the visible signs of aging. It should be administered by a physician in a medical office, or by a licensed esthetician if obtained in a spa environment. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), there were 286,179 Radiesse treatments administered in the U.S. in 2011.

Cost of Radiesse

"The national average

for the cost of Radiesse was $712 in 2010."

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the national average for the cost of Radiesse was $712 in 2010. The national average represents the provider’s fee only, and may vary depending on the location of the provider, his/her expertise, and many other factors.


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Find a Radiesse Provider

While the information contained in this website will provide you with a good introduction to Radiesse, it cannot replace medical advice. When considering this treatment, please consult a qualified provider. (To assist your search, use our physician locator.)


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How is Radiesse administered?


Radiesse is administered by injecting directly at the treatment site. A topical anesthetic may be applied prior to injection, but Radiesse is FDA approved to mix with lidocaine to significantly reduce injection related pain. Source:
www.Radiesse.com




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How does Radiesse work?

Radiesse is a facial filler that immediately replenishes lost volume and stimulates the production of the patient’s own natural collagen, a key factor in healthy, younger-looking skin.


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How long does Radiesse last?

Radiesse is clinically proven to last a year or more in many patients.
Source:
www.Radiesse.com


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What are the risks of Radiesse?

"Just like any injection,

you may experience mild irritation, swelling, itching, redness, bruising, or tenderness at the injection site."

Just like any injection, you may experience mild irritation, swelling, itching, redness, bruising, or tenderness at the injection site. These typically resolve on their own. If any of these side effects persist, contact your healthcare provider immediately. Source: www.Radiesse.com


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Radiesse Recovery

As is the case with most facial fillers, Radiesse allows patients to return to normal activities immediately if desired.


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Who is a good candidate for Radiesse?


Good candidates for Radiesse are those affected by the following visible signs of aging:

1 - Smile lines
2 - Marionette lines
3 - Corners of the mouth
4 - Pre-jowls
5 - Chin wrinkles

Many providers advise patients to avoid using Radiesse near the eyes. It is primarily designed for lines and wrinkles located around the nose and mouth.


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