Radiesse dermal filler has quickly become one of the most popular treatment options for those who want to turn back the clock of the aging process. No matter how clean our lifestyle or how conscious we are of avoiding direct sunlight, our skin will inevitably lose its volume and elasticity as we get older. This results in wrinkles and lines in our face that no medication or change in diet or lifestyle can permanently reverse.
80 percent of our skin is made up of a protein called collagen. As we get older, our body’s ability to produce and maintain optimal levels of collagen diminishes. Collagen injections can help maintain collagen levels. However, this is not a permanent or particularly long-lasting solution. And, although other non-collagen based dermal fillers such as Juvederm™ and Restylane™ have proven to last longer, these too will eventually wear off.
Unlike these other fillers, Radiesse, formerly known as Radiance, has the unique ability to not only restore collagen levels, but to also cause the skin to produce new collagen. This is its most remarkable advantage. All dermal fillers require follow-up treatments. However, because of its ability to cause the body to produce more collagen, Radiesse treatments can be done far less frequently. Some patients have reported that their treatments have lasted a year or more. This will save you time and money in the long run.
The Radiesse procedure is identical to other dermal filler procedures. The treatments are done in Dr. Foster’s office, and take minutes. Results will be immediately noticeable, and you will be able to return to your normal routine as soon as you leave the office.
Complications are very rare with this procedure. Radiesse is biocompatible, which eliminates any risk of allergic reaction. You may experience some redness and swelling of the treated area after the procedure, but this should subside within 24 hours.
Schedule a Consultation
If you have been thinking about taking the next steps in exploring Radiesse, call (203) 577-6550 to schedule a free consultation with top plastic surgeon, Dr. Stanley Foster at his office located in Middlebury, Connecticut.