Compared to other acne scar treatments, how does Radiesse rank?
Radiesse the Best Way to Decrease the Visibility of Acne Scars?
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Radiesse for acne scars
Radiesse can be used to fill in your scars. But this is considered a temporary fix and you might need multiple injections. I would consider a multilayered approach to your acne scarring. co2 laser resurfacing can help as well.
I don't typically recommend Radiesse for acne scarring. While Radiesse is a great product for volume restoration, I prefer resurfacing techniques and/or excision for my patients. Deep acne scarring is one of our most difficult problems in facial plastics and often doctors have their own preferences for treatment. Good luck!
Radiesse is for more powerful refilling effects
Radiesse is used more deeply and for a more robust filling effect than the superficial lifting needed for acne scars. Acne scars are a more superficial, delicate problem, while the full facial volume loss is more profound. Radiesse is really for the latter.
One could consider some Prevelle Silk for the acne scars.
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