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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by NotLuke in Charlotte, NC
Radiesse is a good filler for contour. However, I do not think it will make your jaw stronger. Schedule a consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for other options.
Radiesse is made of calcium hydroxyapatite, the same constituent as your own bone. This makes it really compatible with our bodies. For Mandibular augmentation, you will likely need a siginificant more amount of augmentation here than you would along the mouth lines. Mandibular silicone implants are made up of approximately 10-15cc each side. So you will need quite a lot of Radiesse to show the same amount of change. This is important to know before doing radiesse injections in this area. If...
You are thinking like a plastic surgeon! Yes, Radiesse is a great filler for that purpose. It's a bit thicker and longer lasting than the hyaluronic acid fillers (Restylane, Juvederm). It's also great for deeper volume filling-type indications. Good luck! Dr. Singer