Radiesse: unlike hyaluronic acid (HA)–based filling materials like Restylane, works by stimulating your body to make collagen, the protein that plumps skin and keeps it smooth.
But over time, the gel is fully absorbed and the body metabolizes the CaHA microspheres, leaving behind your own natural collagen, which lasts for 18–24 months.
Depending on how much Radiesse is diluted, it creates the equivalent of a gel mesh. This initially holds an area tauter, but over time, it acts primarily as a biostimulator to improve the tone and texture and even tighten skin.
Areas that can be treated: