Radiesse is a water-based gel filler, made up of tiny calcium-based spheres. It is injected into the skin to reduce moderate to severe wrinkles that occur near the nose and mouth. Once injected, the gel lifts the skin, smooths wrinkles, and triggers the body to increase production of collagen. Collagen is an essential protein in the body and plays a large role in the quality and appearance of the skin.
Increased collagen production gives the skin long-lasting improvements in quality and texture. Skin is left feeling soft, and the results look natural. As Radiesse is made up of components that are similar to those already found in the body, patients rarely experience allergic or adverse reactions.