Radiesse is a non-permanent filler used to correct deep creases and wrinkles and to add facial volume where it has been lost. Radiesse is made up of composed of calcium-based microspheres, found naturally in human bones. These microspheres are suspended in a water-based gel and, when injected, help to restore volume and aid the body in developing collagen for structure. Radiesse provides instant results that last one year or more in most patients.
Prior to treatment, you will receive a topical anesthetic or ice pack to numb the injection area. Your injection session can take 15 minutes or more. After treatment, you may experience some discomfort, including swelling and redness at the injection site. Cold compresses can help to minimize any discomfort. You can resume your normal activities immediately.
Procedure: 15 to 30 minutes
Recovery: 2 days to 1 week
Average Cost: $1000/syringe