What is Radiesse?
It is a brand of bioresorbable, latex-free, and pyrogen-free soft tissue implant that is designed and produced by Merz Aesthetics. Compared to other dermal filler ranges that are made of hyaluronic acid, Radiesse fillers are unique as they are composed of approximately 70% of synthetic calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) microspheres suspended in a gel carrier. The gel carrier is, in turn, comprised of smooth aqueous carboxymethylcellulose, glycerin, and high purity water. Radiesse can be purchased with or without lidocaine as a 0.8mL prefilled syringe or a 1.5mL prefilled syringe.
The fillers are differentiated by the quantity of filler material in the syringe and the presence of lidocaine. Each box of Radiesse comes 1 preloaded syringe, 2 sterile and disposable needles, and a medical device manual.
What are the indications for treatment using Radiesse?
Radiesse fillers are suitable for correcting aesthetic imperfections caused by tissue deficit ...
What is a dermal filler?
Dermal fillers are gel-based implants that are injected into the skin to correct various aesthetic imperfections. These medical devices are also referred to as aesthetic implants, soft tissue fillers, cosmetic injectables, and wrinkle fillers. Due to tremendous scientific advancement in the medical and aesthetic industries, dermal fillers are now produced with varying degrees of ingredients and concentrations to address numerous skin defects.
What are the indications for dermal filler injections?
The most popular indication for soft tissue filler injections is the correction of facial wrinkles and creases. These fillers help to strengthen the weakened skin structure for a more plump and smoother appearance. Besides that, many brands of dermal implants are now incorporating skincare ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and plant extracts to correct premature ageing signs such as dehydration, dullness, scars, hyperpigmentation, and superficial ...
What is Xeomin?
Xeomin is a muscle-relaxing medicine that is formulated and manufactured by Merz Pharma, an international company specialising in producing medical products such as neurology and dermatology. This neuromuscular paralytic medicine is made of the botulinum neurotoxin type A that is extracted and purified from Clostridium botulinum bacteria cultures. The sterilised muscle-relaxant comes in the form of a white powder that must be reconstituted with 9mg/mL (0.9%) sodium chloride solution before it can be administered intramuscularly. The reconstituted solution should transparent, colourless, and free from any suspending particles. The powder is packaged in a vial that must be stored at a temperature below 25℃, while the reconstituted solution must be used immediately following preparation. Xeomin is marketed as Bocouture in some countries.
What is Xeomin used for?
Clostridium botulinum is a gram-positive bacterium that is found in ample quantities in environment ...