How much does 1 syrige of Radiesse do on the face?
I was wondering much would 1 syringe of Radiesse be able to do on the face? Is just 1 enough for the mouth folds and upper lip area?
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Replied on 1/10/2012
By: Rejuve | John Tang, M.D.
It is possible to do the mouth folds with 1 syringe. However, this depends
on how severe these folds are. I normally don't recommend using Radiesse in
the upper lip area for most patients because it is sometimes too thick and
may cause the upper lip area to look puffy.
Replied on 1/10/2012
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