Treatment of acne scars with Radiesse

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The author found no side effects associated with the implant material Radiesse, in keeping with the fact it is the only filler for which no confirmed granulomas have been reported to date. In conclusion, the author considers CaHA (Radiesse™) is a cost effective, safe, and longer-lasting dermal filler, which can be used for treatment of facial atrophic acne scarring.

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Treatment of acne scars with Radiesse

  1. 1. knoWledge case studY 21 scar issues dr patrick treacy evaluates Radiesse™ as a tReatment in atRophic acne scaRRing A cne occurs in about 95% of 16-17 year-old boys and 84% of 16-17 year-old girls. Although the condi- tion usually resolves by the mid twenties; nevertheless, 1% of men and 5% of women still bear signs of moderately severe acne scarring at 40 years of age. Some studies show scarring of some degree may affect up to 95% of patients with acne. Atrophic scarring often appears years later and can cause great distress. Affected patients report social inhibition, unhappiness, anxiety, and even suicide because of their facial appear- ance. For many years different treatment m

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