Radiesse® is a different kind of injectable aesthetic treatment. Instead of hyaluronic acid, Radiesse’s active ingredient is calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA). This unique formula generates instant results that last – for many patients up to a year or more.
- Facial contouring
- Collagen production
- Elastin production
- 10-15 minutes
Unlike hyaluronic acid fillers that secure moisture from within the skin to fill in wrinkles, lines, and folds throughout the face, Radiesse stimulates skin support proteins like collagen and elastin to firm the skin’s structure and provide the support it needs to look smooth, youthful, and tight.
Radiesse is also the only FDA-approved dermal filler that can be used in both the face and the hands as a volume enhancer. It’s unique as a solution to both slight volume loss as well as skin laxity in these areas.
Not every area of the skin is ideal for the full formula of Radiesse. That’s why we provide a hyper-diluted formula of Radiesse that makes it more well-suited for parts of the body where a patient can benefit from skin tightening but shouldn’t necessarily receive the full formula of Radiesse. Whatever strength solution Radiesse is applied to certain areas, the skin tightening and texture benefits still apply.
Hyperdilute Radiesse is simply Radiesse with a larger proportion of saline and lidocaine (an anesthetic). In the simplest sense it is Radiesse that spreads out over a greater area than when it’s used in smaller locations like the hands or specific areas of the face. The active ingredient, calcium hydroxylapatite is still functional wherever it’s injected regardless of the concentration of it.
Because it’s thinner and has more volume, hyperdilute Radiesse can be used in larger areas compared to the face and hands. In fact, hyperdilute Radiesse can be used in areas such as the decolletage, neck lines, thighs and buttocks for cellulite, knees with skin laxity, and the arms and elbows.
Candidates who are especially well-qualified for Radiesse are people who are looking for smoother, tighter skin who aren’t good candidates for other skin tightening procedures such as laser skin treatments. Both hyperdilute and regular Radiesse also results in zero downtime, meaning those who want a convenient way to tighten their skin in various areas around their face and body without needing to take time off work have this new solution to consider.
Our injectable experts can tell you much more about which injectable skincare treatments may be right for you during a consultation at our Palm Beach Gardens and Lake Worth offices. We’re happy to listen to your concerns and find a solution for your unique skincare issues during a consultation. Start a conversation with our friendly staff by calling our office or contacting us online today.
Can I exercise after Radiesse injections?
Its best to avoid exercise for about 24 hours after your Radiesse injections. This helps to avoid any increased blood flow to your face, which contributes to swelling.
Can you use Radiesse and Juvederm together?
Radiesse and Juvederm have different formulas, consistencies, and purposes. They can be used in combination to treat different areas for the same patient for a completely rejuvenated look.
Can I wear makeup after Radiesse?
Its often advised that you avoid wearing makeup after your Radiesse appointment to avoid infection, but you can carefully apply makeup after receiving injections if you choose.
Does Radiesse build collagen?
Radiesse is designed to stimulate new collagen production, which allows patients to enjoy long-lasting results.
Can you lay down after Radiesse?
If possible, you should keep your head elevated for 24 hours after receiving Radiesse injections. This includes sleeping with your head propped up.
What is Hypderdilute Radiesse?
Hyperdilute Radiesse is the original Radiesse formula that has been oversaturated with saline and lidocaine to increase its spread and effectiveness for larger areas of the skin.
How long does hyperdilute Radiesse last?
Depending on the amount and location in which the formula is injected, hyperdilute Radiesse can last up to 9 months, although on average it only lasts around 6 or 7.
Does hyperdilute Radiesse work?
Hyperdilute Radiesse works just like Radiesse does, by stimulating collagen and elastin in the area treated. However, diluted Radiesse can be more effective in treating larger areas as needed.
How long does it take for Radiesse to soften?
With hyperdilute Radiesse, you shouldn’t feel too much firmness in the treated areas, although it’s known that Radiesse itself can feel firm for up to two weeks depending on the treatment area.