Plastic surgeons and dermatologists utilize a variety of substances as dermal fillers. Among the ones that are most commonly used, Radiesse® continues to grow in popularity. Discover what this popular treatment is and how it can help you get younger-looking, firmer, smoother hands before you make your first appointment at our med spa in San Antonio.
What Is Radiesse®?
Radiesse® is a subdermal filler that is made from a substance called synthetic calcium hydroxylapatite. The microspheres of this substance are suspended in water-like gel. When used for cosmetic procedures and injected below the surface of the skin of your hands, it can fill out volume, create smoothness and eliminate deep wrinkles.
Doctors often use it for other purposes than to treat aged and wrinkled hands. They may utilize it to smooth out severe wrinkles on a patient’s face, including around the nose. They likewise use it to increase facial fullness that might otherwise be reduced because of illnesses like HIV.
Injections are performed as an outpatient procedure right here in our office. The amount and the frequency that you need will depend on the severity of the wrinkles and overall appearance of your hands.
The effects of your Radiesse® treatments can last up to a year or longer. You should notice visible improvement almost immediately.
The Benefits of Radiesse®
This dermal filler offers numerous benefits that make it appealing to people who want to get smoother and younger-looking hands. Patients like it because it is:
- made from a biocompatible substance that occurs naturally in the body
- approved by the FDA
- tested extensively in clinical trials
- low risk with few side effects
- fast acting
The entire treatment typically takes less than an hour to complete. You will remain under observation for another half hour to an hour to ensure that you do not experience any adverse reactions to the substance.
As you age, your hands’ appearance can become wrinkled and damaged. You may be able to get your former, youthful look back by using Radiesse®. This substance is also used for other medical purposes and is generally safe for adults in overall good health.
If you would like to learn more about the benefits of Radiesse®, we can help you find out if this treatment is right for you at Spa Black in San Antonio. Contact our office today to book your first appointment!