Radiesse is an injectable filler (formerly known as Radiance) made of calcium-based microspheres used for wrinkle reduction. At Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, our dermatologists are world-renowned injectors of San Diego dermal fillers with an unparalleled level of expertise.
When we are young our skin contains natural collagen. It’s this natural collagen that makes young skin strong, flexible and full of natural volume. However, as we age, collagen breaks down, resulting in less facial elasticity and volume. Our expert injections immediately provide volume and lift back to your face. The filler works by stimulating your body’s own collagen production for long-lasting correction and smoothing.
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What is Radiesse used for?
This innovative filler adds back lost volume by supplying your skin with the materials it needs to naturally produce collagen again. When your skin can naturally produce collagen, volume and elasticity come back and you begin to “look younger”! The benefits include:
- Immediate results. Once injected, wrinkle correction occurs immediately.
- Collagenesis, or the production of new collagen.
- Has been clinically proven to last up to a year in some patients.
- Comes mixed with lidocaine (a numbing agent) to make the injections less painful.
How is This Filler Injected?
San Diego facial filler treatments are quick, with immediately visible results. The volumizing filler is injected into the desired area. These injections replenish your facial volume to create a refreshed appearance. They can be used for the following treatments:
- Reshape the nose (non-surgical nose job)
- Lift the depressed folds that run from the sides of your nose down to your mouth
- Cheek augmentation
- Chin augmentation
- Hand rejuvenation
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Radiesse?
A: It is an injectable filler used to restore volume to the face and smooth out wrinkles. It is made of natural calcium-based microsphere which stimulate collagen growth.
Q: Is this treatment right for me?
A: The only way to know if Radiesse is the correct dermal filler for you is to come into the our office and have a consultation with one of our dermatologists. We’ll sit down with you to discuss your goals and see if you are a candidate. If not, we have plenty of other treatments to discuss with you until we find the right solution for you!
Q: Are the injections painful?
A: Generally injections do not cause patients any discomfort because the filler is mixed with lidocaine (an anesthetic).
Q: How long does it last?
A: This exciting filler has the ability to produce long lasting results. Some patients experience results that last as long as 12 months after treatment.
Q: How much recovery time is required?
A: There is practically no down time required. Most patients are able to return to their daily activities immediately after treatment.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: Each patient requires a different amount to correct facial wrinkles. To find out how much a treatment will cost you should schedule a consultation with one of our doctors.
Q: What are the side effects?
A: Like with most fillers, side effects are minimal, but can include mild irritation, swelling, itching, redness, bruising or tenderness around the treatment area. These side effects typically go away within a few days.
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Please contact Cosmetic Laser Dermatology at 858.657.1002 for more information on San Diego Radiesse and to schedule a consultation. We are located in the UTC area of San Diego, minutes from La Jolla, Del Mar, and Downtown San Diego.
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