Radiesse Dermal Filler Receives FDA Approval for Hand Wrinkle Treatment
Radiesse Dermal Filler
Radiesse has been one of the popular facial fillers designed to reduce facial wrinkles, creases, and lines with an injectable anti-aging procedure. Recently, the FDA has approved Radiesse also for the wrinkle reduction in the dorsum of the hands. Loose skin and loss of volume in the hands can make them appear old, wrinkled, and unsightly.
Radiesse injections can be used in a targeted manner in the affected areas of the skin to reverse this condition and restore a more youthful appearance of the hands. Rejuvenate Medical Spa, led by Dr. Bijan Farah, is a leading provider of Radiesse and other dermal filler treatments. The med spa receives patients from Encino, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando, Calabasas, CA, and surrounding communities.
Radiesse is a unique dermal filler that is based on calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) micro crystals. This gel-based filler is seen to have a volumizing effect on the sagging skin in the face as well as hands, which can reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Results with Radiesse can last up to 12 months or even more in some cases.
A controlled and randomized clinical trial in the US was conducted to demonstrate the effectiveness of Radiesse on the hands. The evaluators in the trial reported that the appearance of both hands was improved with Radiesse in 75% of the treated patients at the end of three months.
Among the treated patients, 98% reported improvement in their hand appearance at three months. The trial involved measurements on the Global Aesthetic Improvement Scale (GAIS). The results of the trial were correlated with clinical improvement in the study, and all primary and secondary endpoints were fulfilled.
High Safety with Radiesse
When Radiesse was tested for hand rejuvenation, the adverse events reported during the testing were mostly related to reactions on the injection site. These included swelling, redness, pain, and bruising in the treated areas. The pain and swelling was typically found to be mild to moderate, and no treatment was required to treat these temporary effects.
Any serious device related adverse events were not reported during the testing. However, despite the high safety characteristics of Radiesse, it is important to choose a qualified and reputed medical spa for this procedure for best results. Dr. Farah receives patients from Encino, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando, Calabasas, CA, and nearby locations at Rejuvenate med spa for Radiesse and other dermal filler treatments.
How does Radiesse Work?
Radiesse gel consists of tiny microspheres that are suspended in the solution. The primary active ingredient in the gel is CaHA, which is a naturally occurring substance in the body. Therefore, no advance allergy tests are needed for Radiesse treatment. Following the injectable treatment with Radiesse gel, the patient can notice significant improvement in the treated area in terms of diminishing signs of aging.
Natural collagen production in the deeper layers of the skin is stimulated, which leads to the development of fresh tissue for sustainable results. The procedure on both hands can be completed in about half an hour.
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