RADIESSE® is an injectable filler that restores volume to the face. Once injected, this filler instantly diminishes the appearance of wrinkles, lines, certain kinds of scars and chin dimples. Furthermore, the usage of RADIESSE® injectables can add volume to sunken areas of the face.
RADIESSE® is a Calcium-Based Filler
The calcium-based microspheres this injectable filler consists of are similar to those naturally found in human teeth and bones. This volumizing filler works with the body by stimulating the natural production of collagen. Collagen is part of the connective tissue in the skin that helps create new skin cells. Collagen also helps the skin stay firm and supple.
Long Lasting Results
RADIESSE® offers nearly double the lasting effects of the hyaluronic acid based fillers that are available. In addition, this filler is unique in that it can treat a wide range of issues, including moderate to severe wrinkles. In addition, this calcium-based filler is perfect for addressing issues affecting larger areas of the face.
Common Areas Treated with RADIESSE®
Common areas that Dr. Charles Dietzek treats with injectables include:
- Smile Lines
- Marionette Lines
- Chin Reshaping
- Nasolabial Folds
- Frown Lines
- Cheek Enhancement
This Volumizing Filler Works from Within
As soon as this calcium-based filler is injected, it acts like a cosmetic filler to plump the skin and reduce the signs of aging. After approximately three months the calcium-based microspheres begin stimulating collagen production. This stimulation of collagen production causes new tissue to develop. By developing new tissue, the results achieved with a RADIESSE® treatment last longer (up to two years). As time passes, the body absorbs the filler’s calcium-based microspheres; thus, leaving behind the natural collagen and tissue the filler stimulated the body to produce.
RADIESSE® Mixed with Lidocaine Offers a More Comfortable Treatment
The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the mixing of lidocaine with RADIESSE®. Lidocaine is an anesthetic; therefore, this practice makes cosmetic treatments with these injectables even more comfortable.
Recovery Following Treatment
After a treatment, individuals can usually return to their typical daily routines; however, refraining from exercise for at least 24 hours following treatment with injectables is usually recommended.
Possible Side Effects After Treatment
The most common side effect is slight swelling in the areas treated; however, other side effects are possible.
These side effects may include:
- Injection site tenderness
The majority of individuals who have a RADIESSE® treatment with Dr. Dietzek leave the office without any evident side effects to be concerned with. If you are interested in learning more about the procedures Dr. Charles Dietzek offers at The Vein and Vascular Institute in New Jersey, contact the office today.