As we age, our skin changes. Over time, the natural volume of youthful skin begins to diminish as wrinkles and folds form. But, with Juvéderm™ inject able gel, you don’t have to just sit back and let it happen! Recently approved by the FDA, Juvéderm™ injectable gel is a “next-generation” dermal filler. The smooth consistency gel helps to instantly restore your skin’s volume and smooth away facial wrinkles and folds, like your “smile lines” or “parentheses” (nasolabial folds—the creases that run from the bottom of your nose to the corners of your mouth).
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Radiesse® is an FDA – approved, filler that is good for correcting facial lines and wrinkles such as nasolabial folds. Made of calcium based microspheres suspended in a water based gel, Radiesse filler is injected into the skin through a simple and minimally invasive procedure giving you immediate, long lasting visible improvement of folds and wrinkles. Whether you’re longing to reverse the common signs of aging or need to address a more serious health issue, Radiesse® dermal filler provides a simple, natural alternative to invasive treatments. Developed with safety and longevity in mind, RADIESSE offers superior versatility for both cosmetic and reconstructive use without the risks and costs associated with surgery.
What to Expect
During your free consultation at The Artisan Center for Plastic Surgery, a thorough discussion of your desires and expectations will be addressed. A thorough explanation of the procedure and how treatment with Radiesse can safely contour, augment, and correct facial features for a soft, natural look will take place. Treatment with RADIESSE dermal filler is so simple and convenient; it can be performed during a lunch hour. You’ll see the results right away – and these results may last up to a year. Treatment with RADIESSE dermal filler requires little to no downtime. In most cases, patients return to normal activities almost immediately after treatment. There have been very few side effects reported in clinical trials and actual usage. However, you may experience some common injection-related reactions, such as mild irritation, swelling, itching, discoloration, or tenderness at the injection site. These conditions typically resolve themselves within one to two days. Dr. Rodgers will explain what to expect and provide specific instructions after your treatment with RADIESSE.
How it Works
RADIESSE dermal filler works with your own body. Upon injection, it immediately adds volume to safely contour, correct, and beautify facial features. And, unlike other fillers, RADIESSE dermal filler continues to work over time. With its patented microsphere technology, it starts a process called collagenesis, stimulating your body to produce new collagen and encouraging collagen to grow around the injection area.
In Office Procedure
Treatment with RADIESSE dermal filler is typically performed at The Artisan Center using a local anesthetic. RADIESSE dermal filler is injected under the skin in a continuous stream through a very fine needle. Once the filler is injected, it will produce beautiful results you can see right away.