JANIGA MDs

Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Center

Radiesse®

in Reno, Nevada

"I absolutely love Dr. Jennifer Janiga. She's always so kind, caring, helpful, thorough and knowledgeable. I feel like there just aren't enough words to describe what a wonderful doctor she is! I've been seeing her for almost 5 years now and have never once felt awkward with her or like there are any questions not worth asking or worth her time to answer. We highly, highly recommend her to everyone who's looking for a dermatologist!" - Anonymous

The Procedure

A topical numbing medication is applied to the targeted treatment area. Once it has been allowed to sit for at least 30 minutes, your treatment begins.

All fillers, including Radiesse®, must be injected under the skin. There is a mild amount of discomfort associated with the procedure, but most is mitigated by the topical medication. In addition, Dr. Jennifer Janiga can mix Radiesse® with lidocaine to further decrease discomfort.

 

Radiesse

Radiesse is a great filler for hand rejuvenation.

At Janiga MDs, Dr. Timothy Janiga specializes in plastic surgery and Dr. Jennifer Janiga specializes in dermatology, giving their practice a unique, comprehensive perspective on their patients’ cosmetic needs in the Reno, Nevada area.

Recovery & Results

A small amount of bruising is normal with any facial filler injection. The risk of bruising can be decreased by avoiding blood-thinning medications for up to two weeks prior to treatment. If you are prescribed a blood thinner by your general physician, whether over-the-counter aspirin or prescription medication such as Plavix or Coumadin, please do not stop taking them without first discussing it with the doctor who prescribed them.

Mild swelling and redness may last up to two to three days, while bruising may last from three to 10 days. Mild discomfort in the treated area may persist for one to two days, though can be relieved with over-the-counter pain relievers.

If desired, applying a cool compress to swollen areas may reduce swelling and physical discomfort. Avoid, rubbing, picking, squeezing, or manipulating the skin or filler underneath. Also, try to avoid vigorous exercise or activities for at least 48 hours after your procedure.

Radiesse® lasts about 12 months depending on the area it is placed.

Schedule a Consultation

For more information or to set up a consultation with Dr. Jennifer Janiga or Darci Page, NP-C in the comfort of our South Reno office, please send us an email or call 775-364-0224.

 

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