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My doctor used Radiesse in my tear troughs and now I’m worried!

Cosmetic Treatments QuestionsCategory: RadiesseMy doctor used Radiesse in my tear troughs and now I’m worried!
A patient asked 4 years ago
I just recently began having facial work done and began with Juvederm in the lips, Botox in the forehead and Radiesse for my cheeks, temples and under eye hollows. I went with the doctor’s recommendations on which product to use where. I am now reading LOTS of opinions that Radiesse is not good for the under eye area. Mine was done two weeks ago – Should I be worried or anything I can do to prevent problems? I am still very bruised so not sure how the final look will be.
1 Answers
Dr. Elham Jafari Staff answered 4 years ago

Radiesse for Tear Troughs

 
Hi and thank you for sharing your concern here! I do not recommend Radiesse for under the eye injection, as it is a thick filler and may not settled naturally under the eyes. In addition, Radiesse is a stimulating filler (meaning that it induces body to produce more collagen around it, which can be a great thing when Radiesse is injected at the proper location), but when injected under the eyes (or in other inappropriate places like lips), it may cause small lumps and bumps later on. Of course these are all possibilities and they might not be the case for every patients to emerge as noticeable problem and it might be best for you to monitor the progress and follow up as needed with your doctor or other physicians experienced in the field. Generally speaking, Radiesse can be a good choice for many other places like the temples and cheeks which you also did, although I personally prefer Voluma in the temples and cheeks over Radiesse (albeit the higher cost can be a factor to consider). Anyways, I hope it helps and good luck!

 


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