Durability of Radiesse
Dec 7, 2008
You have previously mentioned that Radiesse is not as durable as Sculptra. I have heard that Radiesse lasts about 9-12 months. What are your observations on time durability using Radiesse ? Also, could you recommend a doctor that uses Radiesse in Boston? Thanks, Tim
Response from Dr. Pierone
Hello and thanks for posting.
I think that 12 months is a good ballpark figure for the durability of Radiesse. However, there is quite a bit of variation from person to person and on occasion it may last as little as 6 months and I have seen benefit persist past 2 years. The product does not simply disappear at some set time point, but instead seems to gradually reabsorb.
This 12 month estimate is for a first treatment. There does seem to be some intrinsic collagen stimulated by Radiesse. Hence, with retreatment the volumes necessary to achieve the same degree of correction tend to be less.
I don't have a specific recommendation, but the company has a web site that list providers according to zip code. This serves as a starting point since not all of those listed may participate in the patient assistance program and fees are quite variable.
I hope this information helps and best of luck!
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