Radiesse is made of calcium hydroxyl apatite particles suspended in a gel.
It is biocompatible and biodegradable.
It is FDA approved and does not require an allergy test.
Radiesse works by providing a scaffold to restore the skin’s foundation and by stimulating collagen growth.
It is particularly helpful in correcting:
– deep smile lines
Results are immediate and may last 6 to 12 months depending on site and volume injected.
Side effects may include temporary swelling, bruising and mild tenderness
Radiesse is manufactured by BioForm Medical Inc.
– early jowls
– loss of cheeks
– nose defects