Imagine young-looking, wrinkle-free skin. For male patients with well-defined wrinkles or creases, such as the fold between their nose and mouth (nasolabial folds), injectable fillers are a simple, effective solution. Radiesse for men is a safe, long-lasting, natural solution. Radiesse for men is the first calcium hydroxylapatite injectable cohesive implant used for soft tissue augmentation. Over the years, it has proven to be a safe and effective alternative for those male patients wishing to avoid the potential side effects of bovine and solid implant materials.
How does Radiesse for men work?
Radiesse for men consists of calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres suspended in a biocompatible cellulose gel. Initially, it acts as a dermal filler, adding volume beneath the skin. After about 3 months, the microspheres in Radiesse for men form a “scaffold” to support and stimulate the growth of your own collagen to create a natural, full, youthful look. Radiesse does more than just temporarily fill in facial lines and wrinkles (it rebuilds your skin’s foundation, without the risks associated with permanent fillers).
What areas can be treated with Radiesse for men?
By supplementing your skin’s own depleted collagen, Radiesse for men is a safe, effective, time-tested, non-surgical wrinkle treatment that provides immediate results. Our male patients choose these treatments for variety of reasons, including improving:
Creases that run from the nose to the corners of the mouth (nasolabial folds)
Marionette lines (oral commissures)
Deep wrinkle correction
Correcting facial depressions caused by fat loss
Softening acnes scars
Softening the appearance of jowls
Frequent Asked Questions about Radiesse for Men
How long will my results last?
The duration of the Dermal Fillers varies depending on the type of dermal filler used and the patient. The movement of the area injected influences also the longevity of the fillers. Radiesse for men bas been demonstrated to last up to 2 years.
What are the most common side effects of Radiesse when used in a man?
Immediately following the injections, you may experience some mild redness, minor swelling, or bruising in the treatment area. These symptoms typically disappear within few days. Allergic reactions are extremely rare. Most male patients are able to resume normal activities immediately following the treatment.
What should I do before my treatment ?
Patient should not use any medications that make the blood thinner and therefore increase might the risk of bruising with the injection process. Medications and supplements to avoid are aspirin, ibuprofen, Vitamin E, fish oil, and other blood thinners for at least one (1) week before treatment. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be safely taken prior any injection since it doesn’t increase the risk of post injection bruising.
What should I do after my treatment ?
Male patients should refrain from taking any medication or dietary supplement that may act as a blood thinner for 24 hours after injections. Male patients should also refrain from doing exercise for at least 24 hours after injection (exercise increases temporarily the blood pressure, thus increasing the risks of bruising at the injection sites). Patents are also are recommended to ice the treated area with ice packs.
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