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Frequently Asked Questions:

Is Radiesse safe?

Radiesse is generally considered safe for most individuals. However, you should always discuss any potential risks or adverse events that may occur with your physician before undergoing the procedure.

How long does the treatment take?

The treatment itself typically takes 15 minutes or less. Results can often be seen immediately after the injection and can last up to 18 months or longer with just one treatment!

What areas of the face can be treated with Radiesse?

Radiesse can be used to treat wrinkles and lose volume in areas such as the cheeks, chin, marionette lines and nasolabial folds. It’s also commonly used to define contours in the face, such as the jawline.

Can Radiesse treat my hands?

Yes! Radiesse can also be used to improve the appearance of aging hands, as well as other areas of the body, including the neck.

Can Radiesse be combined with other treatments?

Yes, Radiesse can often be used in combination with other dermal fillers, neurotoxins, PDO threads, and laser treatments to achieve optimal results.

Is Radiesse one of the hyaluronic acid fillers?

No, Radiesse is a calcium-based dermal filler. It’s made from Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA) microspheres suspended in a water-based gel carrier.

How long will the results last?

The effects of Radiesse are visible immediately and can last up to 18 months or longer with one treatment. However, this may vary depending on individual factors.

Can Radiesse help with my loose skin?

Radiesse can help improve the appearance of loose or sagging skin as it adds volume to the face, while increasing collagen production in the skin. This can help improve skin tone and texture, reduce wrinkles, and restore lost contours in the face. With special hyper dilution, it is a very good option for improving skin texture.

Is there any downtime after the procedure?

Generally, no. You may experience some minor side effects such as redness, swelling, or bruising at the injection sites. However, these should resolve on their own in a few days.

Is Radiesse painful?

Most patients report little to no discomfort during the Radiesse treatment. Dr. Ibrahim will use a topical numbing cream prior to treatment to ensure your comfort and minimize any potential pain. Lidocaine is also mixed with the Radiesse injection for more comfort.

How much does Radiesse cost?

The cost of Radiesse will vary depending on the amount needed and the individual’s desired results. Generally, one syringe of Radiesse is $650 and 2 syringes are $1200. However, it’s important to discuss pricing with your physician prior to treatment.

How long does Radiesse results last?

Unlike most popular dermal fillers as Restylane and Juvederm (Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers), Radiesse results can last up to 18 months or longer. Results may vary depending on the individual’s age, lifestyle, and skin type. It’s important to note that in order to maintain optimal results, touch-up treatments may be needed every 6-12 months.

Can I return to my regular activities after the procedure?

Generally, yes. Most patients can resume their normal activities immediately following the procedure as long as they avoid strenuous activity or direct sunlight for 24-48 hours. Dr. Ibrahim will provide you with specific instructions to follow after your treatment.

How do I know if Radiesse is right for me?

The best way to determine whether or not Radiesse is right for you is to discuss your options with an experienced physician. At Better Life Clinics, our team of highly trained professionals may or may not recommend Radiesse to help you decide if it is the right choice for your cosmetic goals.

When will I see results?

Radiesse will give you immediate results after the procedure in the treatment area. Depending on your individual needs, your results may show long term improvement lasting up to 18 months or longer with just one treatment.

I had a lot of weight loss on Ozempic, can Radiesse help restore lost volume of my face?

Yes, Radiesse can help restore lost volume of the face caused by weight loss on Ozempic. Since Radiesse stimulates collagen production in the skin, it can help improve your complexion and reduce wrinkles over time. Additionally, the results from Radiesse typically last up to 18 months or longer with one treatment!

What if I have severe facial wrinkles, will Radiesse help?

Yes, Radiesse filler can help reduce the appearance of severe wrinkles and add volume to the face. The results from Radiesse typically last up to 18 months or longer with one treatment! It is important to discuss your individual needs with an experienced physician before undergoing any treatment. This will ensure that you get the best possible results.

Are there any special instructions I need to follow after the procedure?

Yes, you should avoid strenuous activity or direct sunlight for 24-48 hours after the procedure. Additionally, Dr. Ibrahim may suggest that you use a cold compress on the treated areas to help reduce swelling and bruising. You should always follow your physician’s instructions to ensure optimal results.

Do I need to come in for frequent touch-ups?

No, the results from Radiesse typically last up to 18 months or longer with one treatment. However, if you find that your results are fading sooner than expected, it is possible to come in for a touch up. Your physician will be able to provide you with more information on this.