The appearance of frown and smile lines around the eyes and mouth is something that a lot of people accept as an inevitable result of the loss of youth. If you would rather not succumb to these signs of aging and have been considering using injectable fillers to decrease their appearance, Radiesse(r) may be right for you. Radiesse(r) uses a unique, safe, and FDA approved formula to fill in these trouble spots, effectively plumping the skin and restoring volume in a discrete, natural looking manner.
What the Procedure Involves
Radiesse(r) is a unique treatment for the removal of frown and smile lines that involves the injection of a specialized microsphere-filled gel directly into the area where wrinkles have formed. Radiesse(r) is mixed with lidocaine, an anesthetic that effectively minimizes any pain that can occur as a result of the injection. After the procedure is complete, no further pain medications are needed. Once injected, the gel immediately adds volume to the affected area. The results of this injection are long-lasting, with subsequent procedures required only about once per year.
The Science behind Radiesse(r)
The injectable material is composed of tiny microspheres made of calcium hydroxylapatite. The microspheres are suspended in a specially formulated gel that is mixed with the anesthetic lidocaine. Once the gel is injected, the area immediately increases in volume. This particular formula has been FDA approved and has been shown to be effective for up to a year after the injection.
Over time, the calcium hydroxylapatite stimulates collagen production. The spheres eventually break down and are absorbed by the body’s lymphatic system. They are flushed from the body with other waste products. Collagen production continues, and the firming of the skin continues over time.
Who Is a Candidate for This Procedure?
Anyone who has thinning skin in the facial area may want to consider the Radiesse(r) filler treatment. Tiny wrinkles that form when smiling or frowning are an indication of decreased collagen production. Radiesse(r)’s specialized filler gel treatment is designed especially for this condition, as it boosts collagen production in addition to filling problem areas. While candidacy for this procedure is fairly indiscriminate, a consultation is always necessary before receiving any injectable filler.
If you’re interested in experience the age-defying effects of Radiesse(r), Breeze Laser Center can help. Our medical team will workwith you to assess your aesthetic concerns and goals. Together, we’ll create a treatment plan that is right for you to ensure you get the best possible results. Contact Breeze Laser Center in Orlando today to schedule your consultation.