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How can Radiesse help patients in the New Orleans, LA area address fine lines and wrinkles?

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Many people spend a lot of money on over-the-counter creams and lotions that are meant to slow the signs of aging. However, there is no “miracle in a bottle.” Skin laxity and the development of fine lines and wrinkles occur due to the loss of collagen, which causes the face to lose volume. This volume loss increases skin laxity, making the skin more prone to developing unwanted wrinkles, folds, and lines. To combat this, patients visit the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology in New Orleans, LA to learn about dermal fillers such as Radiesse.

Radiesse is an injectable filler made from calcium hydroxyapatite, which stimulates collagen production for more long-lasting results. This is achieved by the calcium-based microspheres, which can enhance a more youthful, healthy appearance.

Radiesse is very versatile. It is most commonly used on the folds from the nose to the mouth (nasolabial folds) or those from the mouth to the chin (marionette lines as well as the cheeks). Since it helps in producing collagen, it is recommended for patients who are experiencing loss of volume (lipoatrophy) in specific areas of the face, including the cheeks, nose, and chin. It has been FDA-approved for aesthetic improvements and continues to be a popular choice for many of the patients in our practice. It is considered the optimal filler for the back of the hands to hide prominent veins and tendons.

Radiesse is just one of many dermal fillers used in the practice of Dr. Mary Lupo. She provides patients with a variety of injectables including Botox and Dysport, which can also help in reducing the signs of aging on the face. Radiesse is different from other dermal fillers as it can help with collagen production, which patients begin to lose regularly around the age of 30. Radiesse is often Dr. Lupo’s choice for men since it is so robust.

If you live in the New Orleans area and you have considered the benefits of Radiesse and other injectables for cosmetic enhancement, contact Dr. Mary Lupo of the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology today to schedule a consultation visit and discover if Radiesse is best for your cosmetic desires.


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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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Review From Anne R.
Dr. Mary Lupo and her staff performed Fraxel laser on my face and I had incredible results. The service, which is the brand Fraxel, isn't the least expensive in the city, but when done correctly by a professional like Dr. Lupo, the money is well spent. For me, I had issues with age spots and melasma, which were significantly diminished in one treatment--as well as fine lines around my eyes. My face looked young and bouncy and bright. For Dr. Lupo, this is a craft and she spends time with her patients, giving them the best results possible. I'd highly recommend her and this service to anyone.
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