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Radiesse injections procedure

Radiesse Dermal Filler

Radiesse dermal filler cosmetic injections are used for the treatment of deep lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth — including smile lines, marionette lines, and nasolabial folds.  Patients can achieve an instant, long lasting, natural, youthful appearance in just  one visit. Radiesse offers both volume and lift needed to diminish the signs of aging. 


RADIESSE is unique in it's ability to act as a scaffold under the skin, providing structure and stimulating your own natural collagen to grow. There are no allergic reactions associated with this filler. There may be some bruising after the procedure but most patients return to normal activities the next day.


One of the advantages of Radiesse is it's long lasting results and proven track record of positive results. It has been extensively tested on more than 100,000 patients and received FDA approval in December 2006 for use in the United States and has been used world-wide for over 7 years.


Radiesse is made of a synthetic substance containing microspheres of calcium hydroxylapetite. Because Radiesse is made of materials very similar to those found in the human body (biocompatible substances), the risk of an allergic reaction to Radiesse is very small. Radiesse dermal filler gel contains an organic compound of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, as well as glycerin and sterile water. When injected, thin connective tissue forms so that the microspheres act as a filler that remains permanently implanted at the injection site location. 



Radiesse dermal filler cosmetic injections are adminstered personally by Dr. Marc Epstein. Typically, a topical or local anesthetic is used for Radiesse injections. After selecting the injection sites, Dr. Epstein uses a very fine needle to inject precise amounts of Radiesse in the skin. Patients may experience minimal discomfort from the needle injection. The procedure can take up to 15 to 40 minutes. Dr. Epstein recommends that his patients avoid sun immediately after their treatments. Radiesse cosmetic injections offer you long term corrections and will look and feel completely natural.  Radiesse cosmetic injections require little or no downtime so patients can return to normal activities almost immediately. 


Radiesse cosmetic injections offer instant and long lasting results to reduce wrinkles and are excellent for facial sculpting and contouring. Due to the unique chemical mechanism of Radiesse, your skin;s condition will continue to improve over time.  Many patients enjoy the rejuvenating effects for up to two years or more. Radiesse maintenance treatments are recommended to maintain optimal facial appearance. Not only does Radiesse cosmetic injections provide long term volume and wrinkle correction, it also stimulates collagen production, so your results are extended by your own skin’s natural support system.

  • FDA approved and requires fewer injections than other leading fillers.

  • The presence in your skin stimulates your own new collagen production

  • Results are immediate and long-lasting.

  • Over time requires fewer treatments for the same length of correction

  • No allergy testing is required for Radiesse.

  • Radiesse is made of biocompatible calcium based microspheres suspended in a water gel for ease of injection.

  • Radiesse is a cost-effective treatment because it lasts considerably longer than other fillers.

  • Requires less product to achieve similar results and is available in several syringe sizes.



Radiesse injections procedure

Radiesse side effects can include swelling or redness, which often will dissipate within 24 hours. Some of the more common reactions are edema, puffiness, pain, itching, discoloration, and tenderness at the treatment location.


Most reactions will go away within 24 to 48 hours. Patients should consult with their physician to address their individual needs. 



Patients should avoid sun exposure and excessive aspirin use or other medications that could hinder the healing process.

Dr. Marc Epstein, Aesthetic M.D. specializes in cosmetic injections and non-surgical facelift options. He is well known for his expertise in dermal filler injections and facial sculpting techniques.


Dr, Epstein personally administer's all Radiessse dermal filler cosmetic injection treatments from his private and discreet practice in Miami Beach, FL.


Call Dr. Epstein today to schedule your free consultation appointment at 917.617.4925 or 914.468.0828.

Radiesse injections procedure
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