I went back and forth between getting Radiese or not. Today I happened to be in the building and I stopped by his office to just to check out promotional items. I've been there for IPL 3 times with the Esthetician Raunee so I'm familiar with the place, they are always so nice and welcome.
Raunee was able to squeeze me in for a quick consultation with Dr. Shah since I sprung up questions... more
I have being injected with Juvederm on my cheeks for almost 2 years, nice results, 0 downtime but results were not lasting, the most was 2 months! ugh! :(
So I tried Radiesse after reading all these wonderful reviews in this site, I got my first syringe end of January 2014, waited for 14 days and couldn't tell much difference, so I decided to go back for a second syringe and one of my cheeks... more
Im turning 40 & had Restylene injections last year with a great MD w/ great results. I was unable to get in to see him before I am leaving for vacation so I had to find another MD to get fillers before my trip. I found a great MD closer to my home but didn't offer Restylene so opted to go for the Radiesse. I am an RN and do my homework before I let anyone come at me with a needle. I have also... more
I had radiesse done under my tear troughs. It filled nicely and I went back a couple weeks later to have a small touch up. Unfortunately where it was injected turned red and didn't go away for 2 months! I could cover it up with makeup and then my eyes looked nice because they were filled but when I took my makeup off at night that red skin was always there. About 9 months later, I had... more
I started with the Ultherapy which is the latest "WOW" procedure to strongly stimulate the collagen, to provide a lift, as well as skin tightening. I am 55 years old and started noticing a loss of elasticity, and loose skin to my face. This procedure was then followed by the filler called Radiesse, which added additional volume where it was needed. The results were amazing and the... more
I was fortunate enough to get a freebie when the Radiesse rep came through for a training (1/17/11). The nurse esthetician did it (she's been doing it for years) with the rep's suggestions for where to inject. It was the first time I used it and I was a bit conservative as I didn't want to look like a chipmunk.
After it was all said and done I was pleased with the results,... more
After noticing aging on my face, I wanted to look younger without surgery. Radiesse did the trick and has lasted over a year each time I have gotten it.I don't see any cons to getting injectibles if the procedure is done by a doctor who is competent. Dr. Placik is absolutely the best plastic surgeon i have ever gone to. People have told me I look 20 years younger since receiving radiesse and... more
The best Christmas present I got this year came in a syringe :-) I received Radiesse injections (one syringe) for correction of nasolabial folds and oral commissures exactly a week ago, and am very pleased with my results.
I came here and did quite a bit of reading before the procedure, and really appreciated that some members shared a lot of detail about their experiences. In the spirit... more
I went to a very experienced Doctor who explained where she was going to put the syringe and what it would do to the appearance of my face. The entire visit took about 40-45 minutes - i definitely see a subtle improvement in the reduction of my lines. more
After my divorce (25 yrs) my daughter surprised me with a gift certificate for a botox treatment. I had no prior experience with any type of cosmetic procedure. After receiving the botox injection (August 2009) the nurse pitched the Radiesse treatment, which was way beyond my financial resources. They then invited me to participate as a subject in their more
Had Radiesse injected to my nasolabial folds and it seemed to have held for well over a year. The Dr. created a "tunnel" with the needle, so my own body's collagen would fill in the lines in addition to the Radiesse.Pros: Immediate resultsLong lastingDissipates in time if you don't like itCons: A ta more
Looks great! However i have no feeling in my left side of face. I did it because my cheeks lost fat in them. Without block hurt like heck.I had Radiesse put in my cheeks. I had a dental block so I would'nt have pain. My left side the feeling after one week still hasnt come back. Did it hit a nerve? Why isnt my feeling coming back. Should I see a Dr. for it? If so what type. I have no feeling... more
Hi There , I would really appreciate some advice or any help.I had 1 cc of radiesse under my eyes 14 days ago. Immediately after the injections my right tear trough got very bruised, swollen and numb, while my left eye responded quite nicely.Well, after about 10 days the bruising and swelling under my right eye has dissipated but the numbness remains (but only on the right side) . It begins at... more
Great product, but for some reason last time it did migrate and did not last, (5 months versus 12 months previously).Could it happen because last time it was mixed with anesthetic and even though it did not hurt, the result was not impressive. more
I had Radiesse injected because I have a long face and my drooping mouth made me look like I was always frowning. The shots were quite painful even with the anesthetic but that really did not bother me. I am 53 years old.
I look alot better and as a result feel better! I don't look eternally sad and it has boosted my self-confidence which was my goal since I am an entertainer.
The same... more
I had radiesse in folds near nose and at tops of cheeks to fill out hollow eyes-maybe allergic but had HUGE selling requiring temp steroids and antibiotics and then one side came up again 3 weeks later-had to do it all over BUT THE WORST is that I developed a semi-circle of raised red lines under both eyes, like someone pressed a coffee cup under them and held it the red finally went away but... more
I got Radiesse in my N/L folds last week. I saw the results two of my friends were getting and I want the same thing.
I have tried Restylane and Hylaform in the past for my fine lines. I also tried to sign-up for Juvederm trials in my area to try that but I was too late. I consider myself relatively experienced with minor procedures like this (I have also used Botox).
I have not been... more