With age, the cumulative effects of time, genetics, loss of elasticity, environmental injury, and gravity result in loss and descent of facial soft tissue. Injectable fillers like Radiesse are used to augment and contour folds, depressions, and defects of the facial area. Because of its advanced microsphere technologys, Radiesse is a Next Generation filler for long-lasting wrinkle correction.
The main ingredient of Radiesse is artificial calcium hydroxylapatite, a long-lasting biomaterial used in orthopedics, neurosurgery, dentistry, otolaryngology and ophthalmology. Results may last one to two years. The correction obtained immediately follows the injection of this substance. Radiesse may also be used to correct acne scars and other scars.