Well I researched this procedure for a while and I once considered plastic surgery but after long thought I decided to do something less invasive. I looked into many different doctors until I finally found the right one, although I was worried about price finding the best person to do the work was the most important thing to me. I ended up going with Dr. Emer who was awesome and really cared... more
I have been going to professionals for filler under my eye/cheek area for 2 years now and i found myself constantly wanting to go back because it seemed almost as if: they weren't using enough (keeps me coming back faster) 2) they used restylane that was too thin and was too quickly absorbed by my body (keeps me coming back) both with equate to them being not as experienced and/or using my... more
Frankly I would look in the mirror and pull my skin back just a bit behind my ear and realize it would make me look 10 years younger. Yet I didn't want a surgical face lift because (a) it is expensive, (b) likely painful and would knock me out a bit, and (c) can slightly feminize one's eyes (or change your look unnaturally). However a highly regarded plastic surgeon recommended a "liquid face... more
I've heard that my whole life & it started to happen to me. So I decided to have Radiesse injected into both hands and I love the results.
We decided to go conservative since I'd never done it before & I only needed 1 syringe for both hands. I'm right handed so she put more on that one as it metabolizes faster the more you use your hand.
The injections didn't hurt, but my right hand was... more
Within a month of injections I had what I thought were"underground" pimples...which turned into an almond size lump on my cheek, and an oval of bumps and Radiesse over an inch long to the side of my chin and a ridge of swelling on the inside of my cheek next to my nose. My derm, who is one of the tops, isn't sure if it's allergy or infection. So I'm on a 6 week course of antibiotics and anti... more
Got 1.5 cc radiesse. I had fillings from different doctors before. Never found one I am satisfied with. Some gave me bruises, some gave me 5 days swelling at least . But Dr Firouz use a special kind of needle. No pain. I only have a tiny little bit swelling. I bet no one will notice if I get the filling during lunch time and go back to work right after. So, I am a loyal customer from now on. more
I've had Radiesse injections with Dr. Goodlerner several times with excellent results. I had my cheeks and nasal labial folds done and it looks great. Dr. Goodlerner not only is an artist with fillers, she has a very gentle hand and I swear, it is not painful. I would highly recommend her services. more
I got my first taste of fillers yesterday, and I'm so happy I decided to get them done. I had been dieting, and after loosing 30 lbs, my face was looking a lot older because of sagging skin. My cheeks began looking hallow, my eyes looked tired, and those lines from my nose to my mouth were so deep. I had a feeling I was too young for a face lift, so I figured fillers would be my other option. ... more
Perhaps radiesse has a place when placed deep and very carefully in the tear trough area, but mine experience was horrible. It was placed too superficial. Even now (over 3 months later) after 3 attempts to break it up and one attempt at removing it, the radiesse appear like clumped chalk. On one side it has clumped and looks like a noodle draped through the middle of my tear trough. I would... more
Approximately one year ago, I received Radiesse injections in an attempt to level some acne scars on my cheeks. Instead of filling the scars like I had asked, the nurse injector (mistake #1) decided that my cheeks needed filling. Within a day after the injections, my face swelled and looked terribly distorted. I was prescribed steroids to alleviate the swelling. Some odd stares from... more
The procedure was without any pain in a friendly affable method with an excellant outcome. This is a kind of art, face-sculpture and she is an artist.
Before having Botox and fillers, I had some fear of it because of the scene on the streets here-huge lady cheeks out of shape and rdiculous. She does the total opposite! She never does anything unnatural. You will be just younger, "settled"... more
I love Radiesse. I like the fact that its thick and lasts long.
Note that you don't have to only get it injected in your cheeks and marionette lines. Doctors that are not fully educated in Radiesse injection technics usually make you feel like your crazy for suggesting injecting it along the lateral edges of the face. I had some Dr.s tell me NO! and then I found a great injector. She... more
I have lost over 48 lbs and it seems like most of it is from my face. I had to get it filled and I was referred to NewSkin Laser for Radiesse as the prices are less expensive. The doctor actually took good amount of time to explain the areas needed. Two syringes of 1.5 cc radiesse was used. It was surprisingly not painful as a topical cream and the doctor actually mixed the product with... more
Pros: price is reasonable.
Cons: Everything else.
*no assistant while doing the injection. Thus no one press the injection spots while he replenish the syringe. I have blood flowing down my entire face.
*unlike my previous doctor, he didnt massage the area to min bumps n no one hand me ice pack to min swellings.
*the result is big bumps on my face, uneveness on my cheeks and several... more
I have had Radiesse a few times and I love it. At 34, I have tried Juvederm and Restalyn as well. Neither product worked nearly as well for plumping as Radiesse. Please note that I did not use it under my eyes, which I have heard is not recommended. I had it put in my cheeks, which helped with the hollows under my eyes and in my chin, which helped shape my face. I would recommend Radiesse to... more
I would highly recommend going to Celibre Medical Center in Torrance, Ca, I have had many treatments done at the clinic consisting of the following: Lasers for acne scars (Erbium and Aramis), cosmelan (for Rosacea and skin brightening), fillers (Radiesse, Botox, and Restylane). I must say Lori (RN) is amazing with how she is able to shape and eliminate the aging process by how she uses the... more
Used topical arnica, cold pacs, and oral arnica. Had slight bruising immediately following the procedure with swelling diminishing to redness after a day. Although I had half a dose, it was enough to make a difference. more
I am 44 years old. i wanted to restore some volume loss in my cheeks and lower part of my face.
i recieved 1 vial of radiesse 4 weeks ago in my cheeks.i was immediately pleased with the results. my injector wanted to wait 4 weeks for the product to settle before touching up my cheeks and filling the bottom half of my face. yesterday i received one more vial in my cheeks and 1 vial in the... more
I had Radiesse injected into my cheekbones and my cheek folds, and I am so happy with the results. I did not experience any pain whatsoever! I was so nervous and thought it was going to really hurt, and it didn't. On a scale of 1 to 10, I'd say the pain was a 1. The doctor was very careful and did a great job! I will definetely do this again. more
My doctor knows what he is doing! I was focused on Botox and these wrinkles around my cheek area, he has always told me that Radiesse in my cheeks would work very well for me and finally he put it in words that clicked for me "do you want to look more youthful? Then trust me. Well I am so very happy with my results I can't even express it enough. I had Dysport and Radiesse. I am a young... more