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Doctor insights on: Radiesse Before And After Cheeks

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Can I get a facial (with extractions) after having radiesse? I get monthly facials that include extractions. Now I'm considering radiesse on my cheeks. Can I still get my facials, or would all the massaging cause problems? .

Can I get a facial (with extractions) after having radiesse? I get monthly facials that include extractions. Now I'm considering radiesse on my cheeks. Can I still get my facials, or would all the massaging cause problems? .

Generally: Generally having facials or any skin surface conditioning is fine after dermal fillers. We routinely have our patients in for hydradermal abrasion a week after dermal fillers. Radiesse has minimal migration potential even a day after placement, however, it is always best to follow the advice of your treating doctor. Best regards, dr. Smith. ...Read more

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How long does radiesse (dermal fillers) last on cheeks?

How long does radiesse (dermal fillers) last on cheeks?

Depends on you.: Just like how fast hair grows, it varies from person to person. 6 to 12 months is average, with some keeping fullness for a couple of years. Until you have the experience, it is hard to tell how long it will last for you. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections? I've heard that the radiesse (dermal fillers) shots hurt a lot in your cheeks. Will it go away fast? .

How long does the pain last after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections? I've heard that the radiesse (dermal fillers) shots hurt a lot in your cheeks. Will it go away fast? .

If: If you get no numbing, then yes, they hurt, a lot! And, yes, the pain goes away, almost immediately. Ice helps greatly.
I have never had a patient complain of pain after the filler was placed. The placement of the filler is uncomfortable, that is why we numb you first. I only use topical anesthetic to do the fillers. I have come to find that dental injections hurt much more than doing fillers with topical only. I leave it on for at least 10 minutes to allow it to "sink in".
There is only one filler injection that I dental numb for and that is filling lips. Even with those, I have had no pain reported post injection. I refuse to use any filler with anesthetic for 2 reasons: 1. Putting the needle in hurts, not after it is removed, 2. It takes up 20% of the syringe volume and it dissolves over the next hour or so. This creates a false reading on the filler placed. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after radiesse (dermal fillers) injections? I've heard that the radiesse (dermal fillers) shots hurt a lot in your cheeks. Will it go away fast? .

Typically,: Typically, there is no significant pain following the injection of facial fillers. The injections can be uncomfortable without some type of anesthetic, and your plastic surgeon should give you the option of a topical anesthetic applied to the skin (moderately decreases skin sensitivity) or a nerve block (a quick injection that very effectively numbs wider regions of the face, including the sensitive areas such as the lips). ...Read more

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Is swelling after radiesse confined to the area you had done? I mean, if I just have my cheeks done, would the swelling extend up to my eyes? I can handle a little swelling in my cheeks, since I want the radiesse to make them plumper anyway! But I don't w

Is swelling after radiesse confined to the area you had done? I mean, if I just have my cheeks done, would the swelling extend up to my eyes? I can handle a little swelling in my cheeks, since I want the radiesse to make them plumper anyway! But I don't w

It: It is absolutely normal to experience some swelling after the injection of most fillers, including radiesse (r). The swelling usually is around the area of injection but certainly can involve adjacent areas, especially if the areas are thin and easily distended such as the eyeloids.
The swelling is usually at its maximum within the first 24-36 hrs and subsides fairly rapdily. The important factors to minimize the swelling are to keep elevated and to use cold compresses over the area. It is especially important that you do not massage the area of injection as this can cause spreading of the filler. ...Read more

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Are complications more likely after frequent radiesse injections? I know radiesse is generally safe, but I'm wondering if there can be too much of a good thing? I've had 3 radiesse treatments in my cheeks and one in my nasolabial folds over the past six m

Are complications more likely after frequent radiesse injections? I know radiesse is generally safe, but I'm wondering if there can be too much of a good thing? I've had 3 radiesse treatments in my cheeks and one in my nasolabial folds over the past six m

There: There is no evidence that repeated injections of Radiesse (dermal fillers) will make complications more likely. As long as the filler is placed in the proper locations by an experienced individual you should do fine. ...Read more

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Will sleeping on my side make radiesse (dermal fillers) in my cheeks move or flatten? I usually start out sleeping on my back, but always wake up on my side. Could all that moving around affect the results from my radiesse (dermal fillers) injections? .

As: As a rule, no. The material is injected into the tissue and cannot move significantly. So if I want to inject it into the lip but accidentally put it in the chin, I cannot massage it up into the lip. I must inject it where I want it to stay. ...Read more

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Can radiesse (dermal fillers) improve deep acne scars? I have deep acne scars on my cheeks. I don't really need filler in my cheeks, but I wouldn't mind them being a little plumper. What i'd really like is if it would make my scars less noticeable..

Radiesse (dermal fillers): Radiesse (dermal fillers) may not be the best filler for your acne scars. Since the material is calcium based, it maybe too hard for your cheeks. I will suggest to use prevelle or juvederm ultra xc, they are hyaluroic acid base injectable, they are much softer than radiesse; they should give you a better result. In addition, not all acne scars are the same and you should differentiate between dermal (skin) and sub dermal (under the skin) components. The treatment options are quite different between the two types of acne scar. If you are not sure please spend the time to consult with a plastic surgeon so you get the appropriate treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Where does radiesse work best? I've heard good things about radiesse from friends, but I've also heard it's not the right choice for all areas. I want to know what works best in different facial areas so I can make the right choices when I figure out whic

Where does radiesse work best? I've heard good things about radiesse from friends, but I've also heard it's not the right choice for all areas. I want to know what works best in different facial areas so I can make the right choices when I figure out whic

Always: Always consult with your doctor when it comes to this to check where he/she is comfortable placing it.
The Radiesse (dermal fillers) people say: 1. Naso-labial folds, 2. Cheeks, 3. Corner of the mouth.
I like it for naso-labial fold and marionette line corrections only. ...Read more

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How safe is radiesse--any side effects?

How safe is radiesse--any side effects?

Radiesse (dermal fillers): Radiesse (dermal fillers) is an injectable substance to enhance depressed areas, wrinkles, fold, etc
it is thicker than retylane or juvederm and last longer.
It should not be injected superficially as it can beobvious, and may be a bit irregular. It also should be done by well trained doctors to avoidvisible deformities. ...Read more

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What are some pros and cons on radiesse (dermal fillers)?

What are some pros and cons on radiesse (dermal fillers)?

A good filler option: Radiesse (calcium hydroxyappetite) is a good volumizing deep filler. It can last up to 1 year. It is a thicker filler than hyaluronic acid fillers (restylane (dermal fillers) and juvederm). Because of this feature, it can lead to small temporary lumps especially if injected too superficially, into thinner tissue or specifically into the immediate eyelid area or lips. Consult with an expert injector. ...Read more

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Can radiesse (dermal fillers) harden in the face?

Can radiesse (dermal fillers) harden in the face?

Radiesse (dermal fillers) Safety: Radiesse (dermal fillers) dermal filler has a great safety profile. Temporary undesired effects such as bleeding and bruising at the site of injection are similar to hyaluronic acid fillers. Redness and swelling immediately after treatment is frequent but short lived.
Consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon/ cosmetic surgeon to discuss your goals and concerns. ...Read more

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How safe is radiesse (dermal fillers) treatment?

How safe is radiesse (dermal fillers) treatment?

Safe Choice: Radiesse (dermal fillers) is a safe choice for use as an injectable filer. There are other options available as well. You should consult with a board certified plastic surgeon or facial surgeon for advice. You only have one face and should not trust it to just anyone who says they can use an injectable filler, since the result will be with you for 9-12 months! ...Read more

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Is radiesse (dermal fillers) or juverderm better in the nose?

Is radiesse (dermal fillers) or juverderm better in the nose?

Temporary: Either works. Advantages and disadvantages to both. Neither is permanent. Seek advice about permanent solutions. See facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does radiesse (dermal fillers) really last?

Several months: On average, 9-12 months, but some may see greater or lesser results, depending on location, and placement by your doctor. ...Read more

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How does radiesse (dermal fillers) fillers affect your experience?

How does radiesse (dermal fillers) fillers affect your experience?

Excellent if appropr: Thus is an excellent filler with a high safety profile when used appropriately producing lasting results with a common duration of 9-18 months. ...Read more

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Can a high metabolism affect the longevity of radiesse/facial filler?

Can a high metabolism affect the longevity of radiesse/facial filler?

It shouldn't matter: It shouldn't affect the breakdown of the filler significantly. However, the location of the filler and how much is injected can affect how long it lasts. For example in areas that move a lot - like around your lips and mouth the filler doesn't last as long. ...Read more

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Can radiesse (dermal fillers) be dangerous? Does anyone ever have serious reactions to radiesse (dermal fillers)? .

Can radiesse (dermal fillers) be dangerous? Does anyone ever have serious reactions to radiesse (dermal fillers)? .

As: As a rule, Radiesse (dermal fillers) is very safe. Complications of any procedure can happen but are rare with this filler. Bruising is not uncommon with any injection. Nodule formation has been reported. ...Read more

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Can radiesse (dermal fillers) be dangerous? Does anyone ever have serious reactions to radiesse (dermal fillers)? .

Can radiesse (dermal fillers) be dangerous? Does anyone ever have serious reactions to radiesse (dermal fillers)? .

Radiesse (dermal fillers): Radiesse might be the safest to inject due to its lack of reactions/side-effects. The biggest problem with Radiesse is that it is not a reversible procedure without surgery. I love the product and it is my #1 choice for naso-labial folds. It is a little more expensive that juvederm and restylane, (dermal fillers) but last twice as long.
Make sure your dr is very experienced with radiesse. Ask for before & after photos. We all like to show off our work. ...Read more