Skin Envy Cosmetic and Laser Center in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Radiesse® Skin Tightening

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What is Radiesse® Skin Tightening?

As we age, our skin starts to show its age. Sometimes we lose the firmness we once had because of weight loss. Whatever the reasons for minimizing unwanted wrinkles, Radiesse® skin tightening solutions might be what you have been looking for, especially if surgery doesn’t sound like a great option. Today many procedures can be done to assist clients in looking their best. Radiesse® skin tightening solutions is an FDA-approved dermal filler that stimulates the body’s natural collagen production. Collagen is naturally produced by the body and is the substance that supports the skin and its structure. However, over time with age and other circumstances, the production of college will decrease, leaving the skin looking saggy and less full as it once was. Wrinkles will form, and cellulite can be addressed with Radiesse® skin tightening treatments.

Areas that Radiesse® Can Help

Radiesse® has what they call Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA) suspended into this. This is what stimulates the production of your body’s natural collagen. This process can assist you with smoothing out different areas of the body, such as:
  • Smile Lines
  • Pre-Jowl folds
  • Marionette Lines
  • Chin wrinkles
  • Lip wrinkles from smoking and straw use
  • Hands
  • Buttocks filler and Lift
  • Cellulite
  • More
Radiesse® is a perfect choice for many of our patients as it is surgical-free. You will simply have an outpatient appointment that lasts around 30 mins. You might feel some pinching and mild discomfort during this time, but it isn’t a painful procedure.

How to Prepare for Your Big Day

When scheduling an appointment for your Radiesse® procedure, there are some things that you should keep in mind. These are things you should avoid before having a Radiesse® skin tightening treatment done:
  • Don’t drink alcohol for at least 48 hours before your appointment
  • Vaping and smoking the hours prior to your appointment
  • Herbal supplements at least two weeks before your procedure.
  • Ibuprofen or another nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) can increase your chances of bleeding for at least 2 weeks before the procedure


About Radiesse® Skin Tightening

What to Expect During your Radiesse® Procedure?

You will have some mild discomfort during the procedure but nothing too terrible. You will have some immediate results, but the best results will happen over time as your body starts to produce the collagen expect. The outcome will vary from person to person.

Most of the time, there is little to no bruising around this procedure as it is very gentle. However, you might see some swelling and tenderness, which should go away in time. You will be able to go about your day as normal with little interruption.

Am I a Good Candidate?

Most healthy adults are great candidates for this procedure. Just be sure to follow the guidelines above about what to avoid before having this procedure done for the best experience. Keep in mind that this isn’t a permanent solution and will have to be redone from time to time. It is a great way to avoid surgery and downtime but is less effective over time than surgery. Most people are delighted with the results and love their new look using Radiesse® skin tightening.

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