About this treatment

Radiesse is a Dermal Filler/collagen stimulator FDA approved. It gives:

  • Immediate results
  • Single treatment
  • Minimal downtime
  • Last 9-12 months

What is RadiesseTM?

RadiesseTM is a dermal filler/collagen stimulator consisting of Calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres suspended in a gel carrier which consists mainly of water and glycerine. RadiesseTM is highly biocompatible. Calcium hydroxylapatite is the main mineral component of bone and teeth, which consists of calcium and phosphate ions that occur naturally in the body. FDA approved in 2006.


How does it work?

Radiesse is injected into the skin. The gel carrier acts as an instant filler, providing immediate correction. As the gel carrier is absorbed (within 8-12 weeks) the calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres act as a scaffold and stimulate the production of new collagen in and around them. Eventually the microspheres degrade into calcium and phosphate ions and are removed from the body in a natural process of elimination.


Used to treat

  • Facial wrinkles and folds
  • Facial contours- to enhance or correct cheeks, jawline, nose reshaping, chin enhancement
  • Hands to restore volume, minimising appearance of tendons and veins seen in aging hands
  • Acne scarring

After treatment

  • Immediate results
  • There may be some redness, swelling, tenderness, bruising which should settle within days.
  • Makeup should not be worn for 12 hours


Am I suitable for treatment?

There are a number of medical conditions and or medicines that may affect the decision to treat or the treatment plan. A full medical history and assessment of your expectations is necessary in advance of any decision to treat.

With any injectable treatment;

  • Treatment is not recommended if you are suffering from any skin infection in or near the treatment area or are unwell in any way (even a cold).
  • f you have previously experienced allergic reactions to any dermal filler or local anaesthetic
  • If you are taking any medicines which affect bleeding, such as aspirin or warfarin. If you are taking steroids or have autoimmune disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • If you are currently or have recently completed a course of Roacutane (acne treatment) in the last 18 months.


Caution

Injections on the face can trigger the cold sore virus. If you are a sufferer, you must advise your clinician in advance of treatment.

If you have recently had treatment with any other dermal filler or SculptraTM

If you are planning to attend a special event when a bruise, should it occur, would be unacceptable to you.

Some over the counter medicines and supplements can also affect bleeding (make you more prone to bruising) as can alcohol- which should be avoided the day before and after treatment.

Vigorous exercise, sun exposure, sun beds, sauna should be avoided for 48 hours, or as advised by your clinician, after treatment.

Faq's

Price List

  • 0.8ml £295
  • 1.5ml £350

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