The cosmetic surgeons of Prima Center for Plastic Surgery in Duluth, GA use injectable fillers, such as Radiesse, for patients who desire a nonsurgical way to decrease the visible appearance of wrinkles and facial lines. Radiesse is a dermal filler that is used for folds and wrinkles. It contains microspheres of a natural material called calcium hydroxyapatite (“hi-droxy-apa-tite”) in a water-based gel. This filler is used to fill moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds (the creases that extend from the corner of the nose to the corner of the mouth) and marionette lines (the creases that extend from the corner of the mouth down toward the chin).
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Good candidates are men or women who demonstrate:
- Deep nasolabial folds and marionette lines
- Marionette lines
- Good skin tone
- Overall good health
What to Expect
During the consultation, the cosmetic surgeons of Prima Center for Plastic Surgery will evaluate the overall health of the skin and assess the amount of wrinkles in the middle and lower third of the face. This evaluation will help our cosmetic surgeons develop an individual plan for the appropriate amount of Radiesse to use during treatment. Our goal is to soften the folds, not obliterate them. Many other offices, med-spas or clinics may have a non-physician provider administer these types of injections. At Prima Center for Plastic Surgery, our cosmetic surgeons perform all injectable treatments themselves. This is to ensure safety and the best possible outcome for each patient. Radiesse typically lasts about 9-12 months. Many patients love their results so much that they return and are put on a rotation schedule.
Discomfort with Radiesse treatments is usually minimal. Occasionally, the tiny needle may nick a small blood vessel during the injection and a small bruise may develop. This can last from 5-10 days and can require makeup to cover. There is minimal downtime. The results from this treatment are evident immediately.
The average cost for a syringe of Radiesse is between $600-$800. The total cost varies depending on how many syringes are needed during treatment to attain the desired results.
Rejuvenate Your Skin Today!
Radiesse is a popular derma filler that has produced gorgeous outcomes for our patients. The cosmetic surgeons of Prima Center for Plastic Surgery perform these injections with preciseness using an artistic approach to ensure the results are satisfactory and lasting. If you would like to learn more about Radiesse and inquire about a skin rejuvenation treatment plan that is right for you, please call our Duluth office today and schedule a consultation.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $600 - $800
- Recovery Time
- 1 Days
- Average Procedure Time
- 30 Minutes
- Procedure Recovery Location