No. Treatment results are relatively long-lasting, but not permanent. Over time the tiny calcium-based microspheres gradually break down into calcium and phosphate ions, which are safely and naturally absorbed into your body, leaving your own collagen in their place.
Could I Have an Allergic Reaction to RADIESSE Filler?
RADIESSE filler is biocompatible. You do not need to undergo skin allergy testing prior to treatment. However, if you believe you are having an allergic reaction to RADIESSE filler, seek medical attention immediately.
What Are the Possible Side Effects?
Normal, injection-related reactions such as mild irritation, redness, swelling, itching, bruising, or tenderness at the injection site may occur. These conditions typically resolve themselves.
How Much Does It Cost?
RADIESSE filler is long-lasting and does not require frequent injection sessions. The treatment is customized for each patient, so the price varies. In general, the cost of RADIESSE filler is comparable to similar procedures. Consult your HIV care physician for a treatment plan to restore your healthy, natural look
How Many Treatments Will I Need?
With RADIESSE filler you achieve immediate results. However, because each patient is different, your physician may recommend a touch-up treatment.
How Soon Can I Expect Results? How Long Will the Results Last?
The results are immediate. RADIESSE filler continues to deliver results as it stimulates the body to produce new collagen. Results may last a year or more, without the need for frequent injection sessions. Since results may vary, be sure to discuss your expectations with your doctor.
How Is a RADIESSE Treatment Performed?
RADIESSE filler is injected into the skin through a simple, safe, quick, and minimally invasive outpatient procedure. Typically administered in a physician’s office, with the use of a local anesthetic, RADIESSE treatments have little to no downtime, with most patients returning to normal activities soon after treatment.
What Makes RADIESSE Filler different?
RADIESSE filler is unlike any other FDA-approved dermal filler. It is a compound comprised of microspheres of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA), combined with a water-based gel. With RADIESSE filler, the results are immediate and long-lasting – without the need for frequent office visits.
Is RADIESSE Filler Right for Me?
If you are an HIV-positive patient with facial lipoatrophy (facial wasting), you may be an excellent candidate for a RADIESSE treatment. Talk to your HIV care physician for more information.
Is RADIESSE Filler Safe?
Yes. RADIESSE filler is the first FDA-approved one-year filler for facial lipoatrophy in patients with HIV. Thousands of physicians have been trained to provide RADIESSE treatment. Through years of rigorous industry research and independent research worldwide, RADIESSE filler has been proven to be safe and effective.