Radiesse injectable wrinkle filler is the latest advancement in facial line reduction. Radiesse is made from calcium-based microspheres in a water-based gel. The calcium microspheres are a normal component of bone and teeth, which appears to have little or no risk of allergy when used as an implant. It is synthesized in microscopic spheres for use by injection in augmentation of soft tissue. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the larynx and other soft tissue areas. It has been used in Europe for the past few years as tissue fillers in the treatment of defects on the face: expression lines and scars. At his Houston office, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Rafi Bidros, is an expert at treating patients with Radiesse for cosmetic purposes.
Along with the face, the hands are the area of the skin that are most exposed to environmental damage and shows early signs of aging, including lines, wrinkles, and lost volume. Radiesse is the first dermal filler that is approved by the Food & Drug Administration (F.D.A.) to correct volume loss in the hands. The smooth microspheres of Radiesse provide natural looking and smooth results that usually last up to 1 year. Dr. Bidros has successfully used Radiesse to rejuvenate the appearance of his patients' hands and match the youthfulness of their face and body.
"Dr. Bidros is absolutely phenomenal! I was SO impressed with his professionalism and knowledge. The office was super organized, clean and efficiently run. Michelle, Mandy, Jackie and Connie are all rock stars.!!! They get things done and are so incredible at their jobs, not to mention classy and beautiful. I will recommend Dr. Bidros to everyone. So easy to talk to and understand. Thank you!!!"- E.K. / Google / Feb 18, 2016
"It's been two years now that I had my BA surgery. I've am truly happy with my results. The entire process was awesome. Everything went so smoothly. They staff is so friendly and knowledgeable. Jackie and Mandy made me feel so welcoming and answered all the questions. Dr. Bidros is amazing at what he does. He is so professional and made me feel so comfortable. Thank goodness for his guidance because I was so indecisive and I'm so happy with his recommendations. I didn't have any complications and the recovery was faster than I expected. I truly believe it was because of Dr. Bridros skillful hands. He's the best!"- E.S. / Google / Jul 02, 2017
"I'm so blessed to have Dr.Birdros as my doctor!!! He is so caring and compassionate when it comes to patient care. I feel so comfortable to be under his care and I have total confidence in his recommendations regarding my situation. Dr. Birdros always takes his time in answering whatever questions I might have during the visit and I've never felt rushed at all !! Very rare quality to find in a physician these days !! He also has the best office staff ever!!! Thank you Mandy and Connie for always making me feel like I'm your only patient ! These ladies are awesome in their professionalism, kindness, and easy going personalities that you can't help but feel so special when you're around them!! They've always treated me with the utmost respect and were never unpleasant in any situation. I highly recommend Dr. Birdros to anyone searching for a good doctor with an amazing personality and awesome staff members!!!!!"- A.H. / Google / Jul 02, 2017
"Its been a little over a year since my BA surgery and I am extremely happy with my results! I get compliments all the time! The whole process was amazing and the staff is always so friendly and helpful. I just went to my last appointment and I'm kind of sad I wont be seeing them anymore. Dr Bidros is an expert at what he does and I would do it all over again if i had too."- L.V. / Google / Jun 18, 2017
"My breast surgeon recommended that I consult multiple plastic surgeons for reconstruction following a bilateral mastectomy. After meeting Dr. Bidros, I canceled my other appointments. His combination of professionalism and compassion are outstanding; and his care for me did not end at reconstruction, as he was genuinely concerned with my overall well being. Mandy, Jackie, Connie and the entire staff made every visit and phone call a pleasure in an uncertain and scary period of my life. Dr. Bidros and his team not only made me look like my old self, they also helped me feel like my old self when I thought that simply was not possible. I cannot thank them enough."- R.F. / Google / May 21, 2017
The procedure is performed using a small needle injection after the application of a local anesthetic. Dr. Bidros currently uses Radiesse for marionette lines (smile lines), folds around the mouth, pre-jowl, and chin wrinkles. Since a local anesthetic is used, most patients feel no pain or discomfort.
Substantial correction will be seen on the day of the procedure due to injection of the material itself. The permanent effects of Radiesse occur over the next few months as the patient’s skin produces more of its own collagen. Considered a semi-permanent filer, Radiesse is clinically proven to last a year or more.
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- Average Cost
- $800 - $1,000
Studies suggest that the microspheres in Radiesse disappear over the years, leaving the patient’s collagen as a more or less permanent effect. Touch-up treatments may be required. Most patients schedule treatments once a year to maintain their results.
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Radiesse dermal filler is made of calcium-based microspheres suspended in a water-based gel. Made of Hydroxylapatite, a mineral compound found naturally as a part of human bone, Radiesse is recommended to fill deeper creases such as nasolabial folds, marionette lines and frown lines, as well as to enhance fullness of the cheeks and other facial contours.
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When you schedule your consultation for a wrinkle treatment, please ask about our recommendations to prepare for the procedure. This includes avoiding aspirin and ibuprofen. It is best for the body if you stop smoking before the procedure and remain well hydrated.