What is Radiesse 3 ml?Radiesse has been a popular rejuvenating and face contouring tool over the last two decades which proves its effectiveness and reliability itself, considering the pace of progress in medical sciences nowadays. Originally used in the fields of surgery, dentistry and urology, it has been found to be highly efficient and applicable for the purposes of aesthetic medicine. What distinguishes Radiesse from most of the other aesthetic medical devices applied nowadays is its unique composition with calcium hydroxyapatite used as an active substance and carboxymethylcellulose, glycerin, sodium and water based solution. This feature makes it particularly attractive for those not enthusiastic about hyaluronic acid based dermal fillers.
What is Radiesse 3 ml used for?Radiesse 3 ml has a number of indications, including:
- Liquid nose job (non-invasive rhinoplasty)
- Severe wrinkles and folds correction
- Restoration of lost volume in such areas like cheeks, ear lobes, hands and chin
- Raising lowered eyebrows
- Jaw definition
- Face features enhancement and contouring
Radiesse 3 ml target areasThe product is supposed to be injected into deep dermis, its border and the hypodermis. Epidermis injections are not allowed. It is recommended to perform a 10 minute massage right after the injection for an even distribution of the preparation. The preparations’ target areas of injection are:
- Ear lobe
Radiesse 3 ml device propertiesRadiesse 3 ml is a sterile, non-pyrogenic, semi-solid, cohesive implant. The preparation is fully biodegradable yet highly tolerable by human tissues. Calcium hydroxyapatite contained in the preparation is of synthetic origin, reducing the risk of allergic reaction.
Radiesse 3 ml resultsNot only correcting certain skin defects, but stimulating tissues to produce collagen fibres themselves as well, Radiesse provides long-lasting results, oscillating from 12 to 18 months. The persistence depends on the number of procedures performed.
Radiesse 3 ml side effectsAfter the injection, some temporary side effects may occur. Those include:
- Small bumps,
- Mild bleeding at the injection site
- Skin discoloration,
Contraindications for Radiesse 3 ml treatmentBefore Radiesse procedure an aesthetician should ensure if any of the following symptoms occurs:
- allergy or hypersensitivity to any of the components
- bleeding disorders
- inflammation of the treated area
- infection of the treated area
- redness of the treated area