Radiesse Injections Orange County
Radiesse is a filler that is used to augment the nose, chin, and cheeks. It is also used to build a support matrix to rejuvenate the skin. Radiesse consists of calcium hydroxylapatite suspended in gel (carboxymethylcellulose). Because calcium hydroxylapatite is a normal constituent of bone, it should not elicit a chronic inflammatory or immune response. Additionally, the gel carrier does not require allergy testing, as is required with collagen. Radiesse lasts up to 18 months.
What Are The Side Effects Of Radiesse?
Radiesse has safely been used in the body for many many years. Immediately after Radiesse, there may be a slight redness, swelling, tenderness or itching sensation at the treated area. This is normal, and generally goes away in a day or two.
Pain during Radiesse injections is different for each patient depending on their sensitivity to pain. Thought the injections may prick a little normally no anesthesia is needed for treatment of wrinkles and folds. Most people report that the injections are relatively painless.
Keep an icepack on the treated area for 15 minutes to reduce possible swelling. You may take Arnica (under the tongue) every two hours for the first day or two if any bruising occurs.
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