I have been using this for the past 3 years to augment cheeks and minimize under eye bags with very good results. The affects are instant and last about a year. I didn't bruise (and I bruise pretty easily), and found discomfort during the procedure to be minimal; my doctor uses a topical anesthetic which helps a lot! I think you really could do this over your lunch hour, provided you don't... more
I've been having regular injections for a couple years now. Originally had been doing Restylene and then eventually migrated to Radiesse. I've gone to a couple of different places both with good results. I am 44 and I'm often mistaken for 30 or less. You do have to keep up with it though and go at least every 6 months. I've had injections in the creases around my mouth, cheeks,... more
Experienced swelling right after radiesse injection, was told to massage it, and now I look like chipmunk. does this go away? My smile is distorted.Can massaging the area where radiesse was injected, right after getting it injected, increase swelling? more
I decided to opt for Radiesse to lift sagging cheeks that were causing very noticeable smile lines. I went to an MD who explained the procedure and the risks quite well to me.While I think that this procedure was overpriced, I am quite pleased with my results thus far in terms of minimal bruising and swelling and redness. I did ice, and had not taken aspirin or any other anti-coagulants... more
44 yr old female: I had one syring divided up between nasolabial folds and marionette lines. Results lasted three days on the nasolabial and no results on the marionette lines. Returned for more filler (one full syringe) concentrating only on the marionette lines and I had one syringe of botox to lift marionette lines and to lift jowl area.
I see only... more