Radiesse vs Sculptra – which is better?

I have used radiasse in the area of my chin and marionette lines. Would sculptra be a better choice for this area?

Okay wonderful readers – you have to give me your ages!!  The answer to this really depends on your age and the depth of the crease. Sculptra can be a great solution but don’t rule out the higher molecular weight Juvederm/Perlane either.  Just saw a patient today who had another doctor inject Radiesse and it’s pretty much gone 4 months later.  It’s not as predictable in it’s longevity as the company would like you to believe.  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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