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.
"Excellent surgeon - Dr Suzman did a superb job on my facelift. He also did fat transfer, chemical peel and Botox. I love the way I look in the mirror thanks to Dr Suzman. He has a terrific, caring personality - he is wonderful! No problem getting appointments, no wait time. Office staff is wonderful. I could not be more pleased."- Anonymous / Vitals / Jan 30, 2019
"I don't have enough good things to say about Dr. Suzman and his team. I have been after a breast surgery for the past 10 years and once I met Dr. Suzman, I knew I didn't have to look any further. His side bed manners are exceptional and his work speaks for itself. If you are looking to get plastic surgery done, contact his team, you are in the best hands possible."- V.S. / Google / Jul 16, 2019
"I am a patient with dr Suzman for many years. Did liposuction in multiple areas. I trust him very much his staff is excellent too. My next procedure will be tummy tuck"- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Jun 16, 2019
"Dr. Suzman did my rhinoplasty and it was the best decision I have ever made. It was for both medical and cosmetic reasons. My nose is gorgeous, so natural. I had an amazing experience. Everyone was so kind and comforting going into it. Dr. Suzman was gentile I barely bruised. I highly recommend Dr. Suzman and his team !"- G.T. / Yelp / May 24, 2019
"Dr Suzman is amazing. I went to see him after a very bad cut from a mandolin. He did a skin graft and has been absolutely wonderful. Making me feel comfortable and continually reassuring through this entire process."- V.T. / Facebook / Apr 23, 2019
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.