Radiesse is a facial filler that is formed from micro-spheres of calcium hydroxylapatite. The substance is a water-based gel that is injected into the patient's facial skin to help address their wrinkles and lines, particularly around the mouth area. Dr. Michael Suzman is a board-certified plastic surgeon at WESTMED Group in Westchester County, NY who offers Radiesse as a rejuvenating treatment for patients who are in need of wrinkle reduction. Typically the solution works best on the nasolabial folds (the creases referred to as "smiles lines") and marionette lines. Radiesse can also be used to treat volume loss in the face that has an aging effect. Results can last for several months depending on each patient's reaction and needs, helping to restore their youthful appearance.
"I researched my surgery and doctors for years. Once I consulted with Dr Suzman, I made my decision the same day to move ahead with the procedure. Dr Suzman and his team are incredibly amazing. They are expert and informative and professional, with a sensitivity and understanding to the patient’s needs. I am thrilled with the life changing results!"- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Oct 16, 2017
"What an amazing doctor. I had a breast lift done- not only was he an incredible surgeon, but his post-operative care has been amazing. Always responsive, concerned about my well-being, and just a great doctor and person. His staff is also fantastic."- J. / Healthgrades / Oct 14, 2017
"30, Rhinoplasty for Bump on Nose - Amazing, amazing doctor. Has excellent bedside manner. Very reassuring and calm. Excellent staff as well."- G. / RealSelf / Sep 10, 2017
"Dr Suzman is an excellent surgeon. I've had rhinoplasty with septoplasty and upper blepharoplasty performed by him. Both procedures had an excellent outcome with minimal discomfort and aesthetically, both were very pleasing and natural looking. I needed no pain medication afterwards in the days that followed in recovery. Without a single hesitation, I recommend Dr Suzman and his team 100%. He is so humble , precise, knowledgeable and excellent in the procedures that he performs. Thank you, Dr Suzman, JH."- J. / Google / Aug 22, 2017
"Without a doubt, I would personally recommend Dr Suzman to those I love and I have personally been fortunate enough to have procedures performed by him and returning to him again. He is so humble, very knowledgeable and truly gifted as a surgeon."- J. / Healthgrades / Jul 28, 2017
A good candidate for Radiesse is in good health and has good overall skin tone, plus at least one of the following:
- Nasolabial folds
- Marionette lines
- Facial volume loss
What to Expect
The doctor will evaluate your skin and consider the depth of your wrinkles on the middle and lower part of your face to estimate the number of syringes needed to complete the treatment. After Radiesse is injected, it will soften the wrinkles and folds to make them naturally smooth. Many of our patients, who use Radiesse, love their results so much, that they ask to be put on the schedule in advance for treatments every 9-12 months.
You will usually see immediate results from Radiesse once injected into the desired area. Downtime and discomfort with Radiesse treatments are usually minimal. Some patients may develop bruises or swelling that will last up to 10 days, but it is usually easy to cover up with makeup.
Plan Your Procedure
Goodbye to Lines and Wrinkles
Give your cheeks a boost with the contouring effects of Radiesse. It is a popular injectable that has created fantastic anti-aging results for many patients. We perform Radiesse injections for men and women with precision and moderation to help you want look your best. Please contact our office to learn more about Radiesse (or other skin treatments) and schedule a consultation.