Over time, the gel is dissipated in vivo and replaced with soft tissue growth, while the calcium hydroxylapatite remains at the site of injection. The result is long-term yet non-permanent restoration and augmentation. Radiesse 0.8 ml injectable implant is classified as a Class III Medical Device according to Annex IX of the MDD. It should be administered by an authorized medical practitioner in accordance with local applicable regulation.
Radiesse 0.8 ml is made from calcium hydroxylapatite particles suspended in a gel, with a particle size of 25 to 45 microns. When injected into the skin, this product immediately replenishes lost volume to provide lift, lessening the appearance of wrinkles. After injection, this filler continues to help combat the signs of aging by acting as a scaffold to allow for new collagen to grow in the treatment area, extending the effect of the filler even further.