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RADIESSE® Dermal Filler

At FCP Dermatology, Dr. Bailey most commonly uses RADIESSE® to treat the signs of aging on the back of the hands. Over time we lose volume in the back of the hands and our tendons and veins become more noticeable. Aged hands can make a person appear older than they are. The number one indication for RADIESSE® is to plump the back of the hands, stimulate collagen and restore a youthful appearance. Another area where we use RADIESSE® at FCP Dermatology is on the cheeks and jawline to provide a long-lasting sculpted appearance. 

Overall, RADIESSE® will provide you with a sculpted and revitalized appearance without surgery. Schedule your consultation with FCP Dermatology today.

RADIESSE® Treatments

RADIESSE® Treatment Indications

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RADIESSE® can be injected into the hands to address volume loss and wrinkles on the hands which often show signs of aging. 

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RADIESSE® can be injected to the contours of the face to restore lost volume and boost collagen production. 

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RADIESSE® can be injected in the neck to address crepey skin and boost collagen production to tighten the skin in the neck. 

RADIESSE® Treatment Overview

What is a RADIESSE® dermal filler treatment?

RADIESSE® is a semi-permanent calcium-based injectable filler. There are 2 components to RADIESSE®: an immediate result dermal filler and a longer lasting collagen stimulator. The results of RADIESSE® can last 2-4 years. RADIESSE® is made up of calcium hydroxyapatite which is biodegradable and can be absorbed by the body over time. RADIESSE® can be used for the same purposes as hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, including restoring lost volume, enhancing specific areas, and reducing wrinkles on the face. Due to its unique properties, RADIESSE® is often recommended for rejuvenating the backs of the hands, where volume loss and the appearance of tendons and veins is evident during the aging process. Other ares of treatment include; jawline, cheeks, temples, hands and chin.

RADIESSE® Treatment Benefits

RADIESSE® Dermal Filler Injections Benefits

Minimally invasive with no downtime. Results are seen immediately and last 2-4 years.

In the back of the hands, it improves elasticity and collagen production while restoring volume.

The first calcium based product that gives you immediate results plus long term improvement.

Provides a smooth, natural-looking result that restores a caved-in aged appearance of the face.

RADIESSE®Treatment Details

How do RADIESSE® fillers work?

RADIESSE® works by restoring volume loss immediately with dermal filler and at the same time it stimulates your body’s collagen production in the treated area. This allows RADIESSE® to give results lasting from 2-4 years. Collagen is a naturally occurring substance in the body which is responsible for providing the skin’s youthful glow and radiance. Over time, collagen production slows down resulting in the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and volume loss. RADIESSE®can reverse this process making you appear more youthful.

RADIESSE® results can last up to 2-4 years after one treatment. RADIESSE® has unique collagen inducing properties which allow results to last longer periods then typical hyaluronic acid dermal fillers. When first injected, RADIESSE® acts similar to dermal fillers which provide instant plumping effects and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Over time, RADIESSE® stimulates collagen production which naturally improves the appearance of aging. Patients who receive RADIESSE® injections will notice that they continue to look better for months to years after the treatment.

Book your RADIESSE® consultation with FCP Dermatology today!

RADIESSE® Treatment Procedure

How is a RADIESSE® Procedure Done?

Depending on the area to be treated, our Board-Certified Dermatologist will use ultra-fine needles or a cannula to inject RADIESSE® into the desired areas on the face or hands. The injections are quick, and only cause minor discomfort. Patients may feel a pressure sensation, but no pain with the injections. At FCP Dermatology, lidocaine is mixed in with RADIESSE® to make the procedure as painless as possible.

Before the procedure – A cosmetic consultation will be done with our team of skin experts to determine if RADIESSE® injections are the right option for you. A careful analysis of your face will be performed, and the appropriate treatment will be determined. 

During the procedure – The treatment area will be thoroughly disinfected, and the treatment area will be carefully mapped out by Dr. Bailey. RADIESSE® is injected with small needles, or a cannula depending on the treatment area. Patients may feel a pressure sensation in the injected areas during the treatment, however the procedure is minimally invasive and very tolerable.

After the procedure – Results from RADIESSE® injections can be seen immediately. Patients will see a more plump, refreshed, and sculpted appearance. In the following weeks and months, the results will gradually improve as the body continues to build collagen. 

RADIESSE® will provide you with a natural revitalized appearance of the face or hands without surgery. Schedule your consultation today to achieve lifted skin with no downtime. 

Ongoing Care

At FCP Dermatology we are dedicated to the ongoing care of our patients to provide you with the best results possible.

RADIESSE® Treatment Information

How often should I receive RADIESSE® injections?

RADIESSE®results can typically last up to 2-4 years after just one treatment. Over time, RADIESSE® stimulates collagen production which naturally improves the appearance of aging. Patients who receive RADIESSE® injections will notice that they continue to look better for months to years after the treatment.

Treatment Areas include:

  • Jawline
  • Cheeks
  • Temples
  • Back of hands
  • Chin

Specialists in RADIESSE® Injection Treatments

FCP Dermatology is your Toronto Dermatology Clinic! Learn more about our RADIESSE® and our other available injectable treatments by contacting us!

Can RADIESSE®be combined with other aesthetic treatments?

RADIESSE® injections can be combined with other skin tightening and rejuvenation treatments such as hyaluronic acid fillers, botox, microneedling, laser treatments, facials, and peels.

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Frequently Asked Questions about RADIESSE®

We are here to help answer any RADIESSE® related questions you may have.

Some of the benefits include:

- Stimulates the body’s natural collagen production, providing long-lasting effects. 
- Restores lost volume in the face and hands. 
- Minimally invasive with no downtime. Results are seen immediately and improve over time. 
- Effective treatment for the back of hands to improve the appearance of tendons and veins that become more noticeable over time. 
- Moisturizes the skin, improves its elasticity, and increases collagen production.
- Natural looking results. 
- Provides a refined and refreshed appearance.

Just like hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, Radiesse is a non-invasive treatment that requires no downtime. Patients will feel minimal pain or discomfort and can immediately return to their daily activities.

At FCP Dermatology, RADIESSE® injections are only performed by our Double Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Kristy Bailey. Dr. Bailey has extensive knowledge of facial anatomy, and the training and expertise to provide expert results. Unlike hyaluronic acid dermal fillers, RADIESSE® cannot be dissolved. This is why only an experienced Board-Certified Dermatologist should be trusted to inject this product.

RADIESSE® is considered an elective cosmetic treatment and is not covered.

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