INSTANT WRINKLE CORRECTION… THE MAGIC INGREDIENT IS YOU! ™
RADIESSE wrinkle filler instantly corrects facial wrinkles to give you a natural, younger look that lasts. If it sounds like magic, that’s because it is. Actually, the magic ingredient is you™. RADIESSE wrinkle filler stimulates your body to produce your own natural collagen to restore fullness and smooth out the signs of aging. And in many patients, the results may last a year or more.
WHY ARE MORE AND MORE PATIENTS BEING TREATED WITH RADIESSE WRINKLE FILLER EVERY YEAR?
- Clinical studies show that RADIESSE patients are significantly more satisfied than patients treated with other leading wrinkle fillers.
- RADIESSE wrinkle filler is more effective at correcting wrinkles than other leading wrinkle fillers.
- Twice as many patients preferred RADIESSE treatments to Restylane® treatments.
RADIESSE WRINKLE FILLER MAKES YOU THE MAGIC INGREDIENT IN YOUR OWN WRINKLE CORRECTION:
- Stimulates your body to produce new collagen.
- Gives you a natural and youthful look immediately.
- Long lasting…in many patients, results may last up to a year or more.
What is RADIESSE dermal filler?
RADIESSE dermal filler is an injectable for facial folds and wrinkles. Calcium Hydroxylapatite has a history of safe use in otology (ears), laryngeal (vocal chords), and dental and orthopedic applications.
What is RADIESSE dermal filler used for?
RADIESSE dermal filler is used to fill moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds – the creases that extend from the corner of your nose to the corner of your mouth. RADIESSE filler will not correct the underlying causes.
Can RADIESSE dermal filler work for me?
Talk to Dr. Rogers about your medical history when deciding on treatment options. You should not use RADIESSE dermal filler if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. You should also not choose RADIESSE filler if you desire only short-term results.
How does RADIESSE dermal filler work?
Once injected, RADIESSE dermal filler immediately adds fullness to your face giving you a visible result at the first treatment session. RADIESSE filler contains microspheres made of a natural material called Calcium Hydroxylapatite in a water based gel carrier.
Do injections of RADIESSE dermal filter hurt?
As with any injection, injections with RADIESSE dermal filler may hurt. RADIESSE filler is injected in small amounts using a very fine needle. Dr. Rogers may apply a topical or local anesthetic.
Are skin tests needed before treatment with RADIESSE dermal filler?
No skin test is required before use.
Should I tell Dr. Rogers what medications I am taking?
Yes. You should tell Dr. Rogers about all the medications you are taking, even over the counter medicines or treatments. If you are taking blood thinners or medications that may interfere with clotting of the blood, such as aspirin, you might be more likely to have bruising or bleeding at the injection site. There have been no studies of possible interactions between RADIESSE dermal filler and drugs or other substances or implants.
What can I expect to happen at a treatment session?
Dr. Rogers will answer all of your questions and prepare you for the treatment. The area where the injections will be given will be cleaned with an antiseptic. You and Dr. Rogers will determine if an anesthetic is needed. RADIESSE dermal filler will be injected in small amounts into the skin using a very fine needle.
What are the possible side effects of treatment with RADIESSE dermal filler?
Talk to Dr. Rogers about the possible side effects of RADIESSE dermal filler. The most common side effects are redness, bruising, or swelling. These side effects generally last for a short time and are mild in nature. As with all procedures that involve an injection through the skin, there is a risk of infection. However, no infections have been reported in the clinical study of RADIESSE filler.
What can I expect after treatment?
Immediately following a treatment session with RADIESSE dermal filler, redness, bruising or swelling may occur in the treatment area. These signs usually go away in a short period and are generally mild in nature. An ice pack may be applied to the treatment area to help reduce swelling. Dr. Rogers will give you specific post-treatment care instructions.
For approximately 24 hours after treatment:
- Avoid significant movement or massage of the treated area.
- Do not apply makeup
- Avoid extensive sun or heat exposure.
After you leave the office, you may experience redness, bruising or swelling for a few days. Not all patients experience these, but please note that such effects can occur and are not out of the ordinary for such a treatment.
You may be able to feel the area where RADIESSE dermal filler was injected for some period after injection. Over time, the injected area will feel more and more like your own tissue.
How quickly can I get back to my daily activities?
Most patients feel comfortable going back to their normal activities immediately after treatment with RADIESSE dermal filler.
How many treatments are required?
Dr. Rogers will decide with you the number of treatment sessions and the amount of RADIESSE dermal filler you will need at each treatment session. Generally, significant changes may be achieved in the first treatment. A touch-up may be required to achieve optimal results.
Without touch-up injections, how will my skin look?
Your skin will begin to gradually look like it did before treatment as you near the end of the time period RADIESSE dermal filler usually lasts. Periodic touch up injections will help you maintain the look you have after treatment.
What other things do I need to know?
The microspheres in RADIESSE filler can be seen in X-rays and CT Scans. It is very important that you inform your doctor and other health care professionals that you have RADIESSE filler injected in your face. Even though RADIESSE filler can been seen in X-rays and CT Scans, there is not a high risk that it would cause your doctor concern, as along as she/he knows that you have had RADIESSE filler injected in your face.