• Spotlight on Radiesse

    Have you noticed more fine lines and wrinkles around your nose and mouth lately? Are the backs of your hands losing skin volume? These are natural signs of aging, but you can fight back with Radiesse. This revolutionary anti-aging skin treatment reverses the clock on your appearance, filling in unwanted creases and treating sunken areas to help you reclaim a more youthful appearance. Find out more about this simple, minimally invasive treatment to discover if it could be right for you! 

    How Does Radiesse Work? 

    Radiesse is an injectable dermal filler most often used to treat sunken nasolabial folds and marionette lines. This treatment is designed to stimulate collagen production, the key ingredient for smooth, plump skin.  

    Radiesse consists of calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres suspended in a water-based gel carrier. After the injection, your body slowly absorbs the gel and metabolizes the microspheres. As this occurs, your body gradually fills the treatment area with its own collagen for a completely natural appearance. The results can last for a year or more, and you can continue receiving injections as needed to maintain your look. 

    Radiesse is also the only FDA-approved dermal filler for treating loss of skin volume on the back of the hands. This minimizes the appearance of veins and tendons that make your hands look older. The results of this treatment also last about a year for most patients. 

    What is Radiesse Treatment Like? 

    Whether you treat facial wrinkles or the backs of your hands, the process for receiving Radiesse injections is quick, simple, and easy. A licensed dermatologist performs the in-office procedure. It only takes a few minutes to insert a tiny needle into the desired treatment areas. The dermal filler is mixed with lidocaine, a local anesthetic, to make the treatment more comfortable. 

    Side effects may include temporary bruising, swelling, or redness in the treatment area. No recovery time is required, so you can resume your usual activities immediately following a Radiesse treatment. The gel provides an immediately apparent reduction in wrinkles and creases, so you can proudly show off the new you to your friends and family. You’ll leave them wondering what your secret is! 

    Why Choose Radiesse? 

    Expect immediate, natural-looking results from Radiesse. The procedure offers the appearance of a “mini-lift” while remaining a safe and minimally invasive treatment. Patient satisfaction rates are very high as a result! 

    Radiesse is also longer-lasting than other dermal fillers. This is because, rather than serving as a long-term filling agent, Radiesse gel is absorbed into the body and replaced with natural collagen. Only once the collagen begins to fade—which takes about a year for most patients—do you need a second treatment. 

    If you’re ready to try an FDA-approved method for smoothing out unwanted wrinkles and creases, please contact Swinyer-Woseth Dermatology in Salt Lake City by calling 801-682-4715. We’ll schedule a consultation for you to ask questions, compare products, and make sure you choose the right anti-aging treatment for you. 

  • Anti-Aging Spotlight: Radiesse

    Skin aging is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean you can’t fight back. With Radiesse , your dermatologist can help you turn back the hands of time and reclaim a youthful appearance, all with a simple, in-office, non-surgical procedure. Is Radiesse the right answer to your skin-aging complaints? Here is what you need to know.

    What is Radiesse?

    Radiesse is an injectable dermal filler that is used to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles, particularly the nasolabial folds. It is also the only dermal filler that is FDA-approved to the treat the loss of skin volume on the back of the hands that is associated with aging. Radiesse consists of a water-based gel that is filled with microspheres made of calcium. After Radiesse is injected, it is slowly absorbed by the body at the same time that it stimulates collagen production. Ultimately, the Radiesse is replaced by collagen, so that the results look natural.

    What areas can be treated using Radiesse?

    Radiesse is primarily used on the lower portion of the face. It can be injected into smile lines, marionette lines, chin wrinkles, pre-jowl folds, and around the corner of the mouth. It can also be injected into the hands. Radiesse is not typically used to treat the areas around the eyes, but it can be used in conjunction with other anti-aging treatments that address wrinkles in those areas for an overall more youthful appearance.

    What should I expect if I get Radiesse?

    The process of getting Radiesse is fast, and because it is mixed with lidocaine, an anesthetic, it is less painful than other dermal filler treatments. You may experience minor bruising, swelling or redness in the treatment areas, but this usually clears up quickly. You can resume your normal activities after your treatment, and you will notice your results immediately.

    To learn more about Radiesse and other cosmetic dermatology treatments that may be right for you, make an appointment at Swinyer-Woseth Dermatology in Salt Lake City. Call our office at (801) 266-8841 for more information about the treatments we offer and to make an appointment.

  • How Radiesse Works

    Radiesse is an anti-aging skin care treatment offered by many dermatologists. Radiesse is a dermal filler that is injected into the skin to make it appear younger, smoother, and more radiant. The Radiesse injection stimulates the body’s healing response, causing it to produce more collagen and elastin. Collagen and elastin naturally make the skin appear younger, smoother, and plumper.

    Your dermatologist will inject Radiesse into your skin with a very small needle in a quick, painless procedure. You will see immediate results that look very natural. Over time, you will notice even more benefits from Radiesse, as it will continue to stimulate your body’s production of collagen even after the procedure is performed. These results can last a year or more, and you can continue to get Radiesse injections as necessary.

    If you’re interested in anti-aging treatments in Salt Lake City , visit Swinyer – Woseth Dermatology. We offer a number of advanced skin care treatments that fight and reduce the signs of aging, including chemical peels, Botox, Juvéderm, and Radiesse. Call us today at (801) 266-8841 to schedule an appointment.