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New Orleans area dermatologist explains Radiesse fillers

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Many of the signs of aging are due to the gradual loss of volume and skin elasticity. This is caused by the breakdown of the body's natural supply of collagen. Collagen helps maintain the volume of the face associated with youthfulness. As patients age, their skin becomes loose, and volume in the face is lost, which can result in an older, tired appearance. Patients in the New Orleans area often visit the team of the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology to talk about anti-aging solutions that are much less invasive than plastic surgery. Many are introduced to Radiesse fillers.

Radiesse is a type of dermal filler that is used specifically in areas such as around the mouth and chin. It is made of calcium hydroxyapatite, which provides a unique formula that can stimulate the production of collagen in the areas in which it is injected. The microspheres naturally dissolve into the skin while the collagen fibers created remain. This improves volume in the treatment area for up to a year or longer in many of our patients.

Radiesse is a popular filler because it provides long-term results and requires fewer injections over time. However, patients may want to undergo annual injections of Radiesse fillers to slow the signs of aging and maintain collagen. Dr. Mary Lupo of New Orleans can consult with patients to determine if this filler is appropriate for their needs. Other injectables are available through her practice, including Sculptra, Juvéderm, and even Botox.

During a consultation appointment, patients can speak with a board certified dermatologist about the many ways they can correct fine lines and wrinkles and address volume loss, which contributes to the signs of aging. Radiesse may be the solution. Contact the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology in New Orleans today to schedule your visit. Dr. Mary Lupo gladly welcomes new patients to her practice and she is excited to offer a variety of solutions for our patients to achieve the youthful look they've always want to obtain. Call us today. We look forward to hearing from you!


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Our mission at the Lupo Center is to provide patients with innovative, effective and ethical care to make each person look and feel their personal best. To fulfill our goal, we provide state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments to all patients.

Board certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology Mary P. Lupo, MD has been a leader in the field of non-surgical rejuvenation since 1983. She travels internationally to teach her innovative techniques, and her reputation brings in patients from around the country. She started the first formal residency training program for injectables and peels in 1983 at Tulane Medical School and served as past president of Women’s Dermatologic Society, adjunct professor of dermatology at Tulane and a founder of Cosmetic Boot Camp. Dr. Lupo holds membership in many prestigious dermatology associations, participates in clinical trials for approval of new drugs and devices and acts as an advisor for numerous aesthetic-minded companies.

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