• Non-Surgical Nose Job

    "My non surgical nose procedure seems too good to be true, the results are amazing! Dr. Rivkin is so good at what he does, there was no pain, no swelling, no downtime! It's hard to believe that such a simple procedure can be so life changing!"

    SO

  • Friendly Service, Reasonable Prices

    "First of all, I'd like to say thank you for the complimentary second office visit. I can tell that you take great pride in your craft and care about what your clients want. Thank you so much for your skilled craftsmanship and an eye for such fine work."

    Sincerely, MP

  • Non-Surgical Face Lift

    "Dr. Rivkin did an AMAZING job on my face! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!! I really appreciate everything you've done for me and all the help you've given me!! I'm just so happy! This DEFINITELY gives me the self confidence that I was looking for for next weekend!"

    RP

  • Fraxel Laser Skin Treatments

    "I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful service you gave me when I was in southern Cal a few weeks ago. You were the only office that responded to my email, and actually I'm grateful. I love my Fraxel & will plan more treatments. Thanks again for your professionalism, your friendly atmosphere and your patient care."

    Sincerely, PG

Radiesse and Nasolabial Folds

For the nasal crease between the nose and mouth, how long would you say radiesse would last? And does it require a touch up a few weeks after the initial injection?

Radiesse usually lasts for about ten months to a year in the nasolabial folds. It’s not appropriate for all folds, however, only deeper ones. Because of its large particle size, it’s not the best idea for finer lines. Ensure that the person injecting it is experienced, as the material can cause skin to bruise and swell. Good injection technique will help minimize this.

I don’t schedule a routine follow-up visit for everyone two weeks after the initial injection, but occasionally patients will encounter bumpiness and swelling or feel they need more filler, and in those cases I always encourage them to come back after two weeks.

http://www.westsidemedicalspa.com/radiesse.html


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