Bonney Lake Medical Center
Bonney Lake Medical Center

Radiesse® wrinkle treatment is one of the most popular available today, with well over one million syringes administered worldwide since 2002. Dr. Ramachandran uses Radiesse to treat signs of aging that appear in your skin.

As you age, the collagen in your skin breaks down. Collagen helps provide the elasticity in youthful skin. Radiesse can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve your skin by stimulating your body to produce more collagen.

Radiesse is composed of calcium hydroxylapatite. It is a safe, biocompatible, and durable substance that consists of microspheres suspended in water-based gel.

What Can Radiesse Treat?

Radiesse wrinkle treatment helps correct signs of facial aging that are caused by a loss of volume and collagen in the skin. Radiesse is used to treat the following conditions:

  • Nasolabial folds – lines from the side of the nose to the corner of the mouth
  • Marionette lines – lines that extend down along each side of the mouth
  • Facial fat loss – loss of facial volume due to aging or other conditions

 

How Is Radiesse Treatment Performed?

Before your first Radiesse treatment, you will discuss your goals for Radiesse treatment. Your Radiesse treatment will be a simple and fast outpatient procedure. The doctor or aesthetician may apply a topical anesthetic to the area before your treatment, to minimize your discomfort. Radiesse can also be mixed with lidocaine prior to injection.

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