Radiesse for Hands
Radiesse is a dermal filler that is used to add volume to the mid and lower face. Radiesse can also be used to add volume to the back of the hand, creating a fuller look and eliminating discoloration, age spots, and popping veins. The injection consists of Calcium Hydroxylapatite.
Benefits of Radiesse for hands:
- Restores natural and lost volume in your hands
- Creates a more youthful appearance
- Minimizing visibility of veins and tendons
- Results in a smooth natural appearance
How does Radiesse work?
Radiesse is a filler injection that can be injected into the face or hands. After the Radiesse works in that, it allows your tissue to grow and sustain the volume that has been added by the injection.
How soon will I notice results?
You should see results immediately after the treatment. After about a week, go back to your doctor to evaluate your results or if there are areas that need to be corrected. after 3 months, you might need a touch up to extend the extend the longevity of the filler. You should continue seeing results for u to 12-18 months after treatment.
Is Radiesse safe?
Radiesse is an FDA approved injectable filler. The treatment has been deemed safe and effective.
How long is the treatment time?
Radiesse for hands is a quick in-office treatment. It typically does not take very long at all.
How long does Radiesse last?
After three months after the initial treatment, you may need a touch-up. This will extend the longevity of the filler to about 12-18 months.
Does Radiesse injections hurt?
Generally, the injection should not hurt, instead, you might feel a slight pinch during the treatment. Numbing options are available for patients who might feel slight discomfort, though Radiesse is typically well tolerated. Directly after receiving the injection, you might see potential redness or some swelling.
Where can Radiesse be injected?
Radiesse is a dermal filler that is used for smoothing moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds (the creases that extend from the corner of your nose to the corner of your mouth). Radiesse can also be used to add volume to the back of the hand.
Complications associated with Radiesse:
Do not use Rediesse if you are allergic to lidocaine or similar medicine, if you have a bleeding disorder, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Risk using this product is unintentional injection into a blood vessel. Chances of this happening are very small. If this does happen, complications can be serious and permanent.