What is Radiesse?
The most prominent signs of aging start in places you don’t even think about. The face and neck are the primary areas of concern when it comes to looking younger, but we often don’t think to pamper our hands the same way. As we get older, aging hands, like the face, are susceptible to volume loss and sun damage. Volume loss becomes associated with looking older as the veins and tendons on the back of the hand become more prominent.
How does Radiesse work?
Radiesse is an injection placed under the skin using a small needle to plump up the skin and remove wrinkles immediately. Not only does this filler add instant fullness under the skin, but it also stimulates your body to create collagen in the area in which it is injected! Radiesse dermal filler contains tiny microspheres suspended in an aqueous gel. The microspheres in Radiesse provide a scaffolding for collagen building, and the body’s own collagen interweaving into this structure keeps the skin feeling softly natural and smooth. Over time, this gel is absorbed and the body metabolizes these tiny microspheres, leaving behind your own natural collagen.
How long will the results last?
Your results with Radiesse treatments are immediate and long-lasting! This is a quick procedure and you will leave your appointment with smooth and youthful hands after only 30 minutes. Once your hands are filled, you will no longer be able to see wrinkles, tendons or veins standing out! Each hand usually requires one syringe of Radiesse. After the filler is injected, it is gently massaged into place to evenly distribute the material. The treatment often lasts for a year or more, making the injections and the looks of your hands long lasting. Minimal aftercare is necessary. Your injections include the anesthetic lidocaine, which makes the Radiesse injections almost painless! Radiesse is a safe, effective and non-surgical treatment. This has been used extensively in the US and the UK for hand rejuvenation without any side effects other than those commonly seen for facial fillers. You may experience redness, bruising or swelling, but these are short in duration and you will receive your own Juvly Ice pack to help minimize any side effects! If you’d like to have smoother, younger looking hands, try Radiesse injections.