I am 67 years old and had one Radiesse injection 6 months ago below my mouth around my chin. The lines seemed filled in at the time but now the Radiesse is gone. At that time, my doctor told me I have a very thick skin and apparently, he had difficulty injecting because I had a number of deep bruises. Before this, I never had any injections. Do you have any suggestions?
Does Radiesse Work on Thick Facial Skin?
Doctor Answers (1)
Radiesse for thick skin
It is not uncommon at all for the lines to look great and then slowly return after 6 months, especially with thick skin. A repeat injection should provide further improvement and should last longer this time around. Radiesse is in my opinion the best filler for thick skin when placed in the folds around the mouth.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
You might also like...
Ask a Doctor
Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.