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Facial fillers, skin rejuvenation, and skin enhancement now at Kare Plastic Surgery. Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills - Dr. Karamanoukian

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian at Kare Plastic Surgery and Skin Health Center offers a full program for skin rejuvenation and skin enhancement to improve premature aging, sunspots, age-spots, and volume loss on the face.  Facial fillers and new Botox injection can improve skin quality and skin tone and reduce fine wrinkling and facial aging.  Dr. Karamanoukian is a double board certified plastic surgeon and provides natural result in his Santa Monica Plastic Surgery office.  Our office offers a full line of injectable facial fillers to improve lip volume and cheek fullness.  Botox and Xeomin injections are also available for treatment of facial lines and wrinkles.  Our office also provides the HydraFacial Vortex extraction system to improve skin quality and minimize breakout and cystic acne.

Contact our skin are practice by calling 310-998-5533.  Our office serves the areas of Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and the Los Angeles area.

How long does Radiesse last? Los Angeles plastic surgeon - Kare Plastic Surgery

How long does Radiesse last?


There are many factors involved in aging and the development of facial lines and wrinkles.


The long term effect of Radiesse are though to last more than one and-a-half years and Radiesse is thought to be a very safe temporary facial filler used for cosmetic purposes.  If you smoke or are exposed to chronic UV light, you may accelerate the process of aging and they decrease the time and longevity of the facial filler.  Long term studies on Radiesse have shown that it is safe and effective as a temporary facial filler.


Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian performs plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.  Our Los Angeles plastic surgery office also offers breast enhancement surgery, Mommy Makeover surgery, Liposuction, Rhinoplasty, and Facelift procedures.  Dr. Karamanoukian also offers Fractional CO2 laser treatment for laser skin resurfacing.  Schedule a consultation for Radiesse facial injections in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.  


Raffy Karamanoukian, MD FACS

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Los Angeles

1301 20th Street, Suite 240

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: (310) 998-5533

What can I expect during my Radiesse injection treatment? Los Angeles plastic surgeon

What can I expect during my Radiesse injection treatment?


Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian will perform a full consultation and examination of your face and determine whether Radiesse is a suitable filler for facial augmentation in your particular case.  If you are a suitable candidate for Radiesse, you will be provided with an informed consent and explain the details of your Radiesse injection procedure.  Numbing medication will be applied to the areas of injection and within 10 to 15 minutes of the topical numbing cream, the Radiesse injection will be used to treat the area of concern.  


Most patients feel minimal pain or discomfort during the procedure and an ice pack or gauze compression will be applied to the treated area.  The patients can return to normal activities within minutes of their procedure and the amount of bruising and swelling is depend on intrinsic factors such as your propensity to bleed and bruise after injury.  Dr. Karamanoukian will attempt to minimize the bruising and swelling after treatment by prescribing a Bruise-Pak for treatment.


Schedule a consultation for Radiesse Facial injections in Los Angeles with Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian at Kare Plastic Surgery. Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian provides plastic surgery in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica, including Radiesse facial fillers and facial rejuvenation.  We also offer Botox injections, Juvederm, Restylane, Xeomin, and Hydrafacial treatments in Los Angeles. 


Raffy Karamanoukian, MD FACS

1301 20th Street, Suite 240

Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 998-5533

How many Radiesse syringes will I need for treatment? Los Angeles Radiesse Expert

How many Radiesse syringes will I need for treatment?


Radiesse facial fillers can provide a subtle and natural improvement in facial line and wrinkles.  The amount that is needed depends on the ability of your skin to rejuvenate collagen after being stimulated by Radiesse.  The volume of Radiesse contain within one syringe is 1.5 cc, which may be sufficient for some patients but may be less than sufficient in others.  If your lines and deep wrinkles are severe, you may need more than one syringe for effective improvement of your facial lines and wrinkles.  Dr. Karamanoukian can provide you with detail and the total volume required for facial augmentation.


Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is a trusted Los Angeles plastic surgeon practicing in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.  He performs facial fillers with Radiesse, Juvederm, and Restylane.  In addition, our office offers comprehensive plastic surgery procedures including breast enhancement, liposuction, body contouring, Mommy Makeover surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery. Our most popular facial cosmetic surgery procedures in Los Angeles include rhinoplasty, face lifts, neck lifts, eyelid lifts, and Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing. 

Choosing Radiesse Facial Fillers? Santa Monica Plastic Surgeon

How do I know if I need Radiesse?


Radiesse Facial Filler in Los Angeles


Radiesse Facial Filler is commonly performed to add facial volume and to restore fullness to deep lines and wrinkles found around the mouth and along the cheeks.  Radiesse can be effectively used to restore volume to these areas to its potent stimulatory effect on soft tissue and collagen.  Results are usually seen at the end of treatment and the stimulatory effect will cause increase collagen to form over the course of the next several months after treatment. 


Facial rejuvenation with facial fillers and facial laser resurfacing are common procedures performed in our Los Angeles plastic surgery office.  Dr. Karamanoukian is an experienced and trusted expert in facial cosmetic surgery and performs surgery in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.  Schedule a comprehensive consultation with Dr. Karamanoukian at (310) 998-5533. 


By restoring facial volume, the face silhouette will become more youthful.  To determine if you need Radiesse facial fillers, simply look in a mirror and discern whether you have deep line along the mouth and jowl area that require augmentation.  Radiesse is a safe and effective facial filler with long term safety that has been established over the course of last several years.


At Kare Plastic Surgery & Skin Health Center, we strive to attain natural looking results in all aspects of cosmetic plastic surgery.  Our Los Angeles plastic surgery office offers the facial fillers Radiesse, Juvederm, and Restylane, in addition to a comprehensive list of facial cosmetic surgery procedures including Eyelid lifts, brow lifts, facelifts, neck lifts, rhinoplasty, septorhinoplasty, chin augmentation, and chin and neck liposuction. Dr. Karamanoukian performs plastic surgery in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills on an outpatient basis. Speak to one of our Los Angeles patient care coordinators to schedule a consultation for Radiesse in Santa Monica. 

What is Radiesse? Santa Monica Plastic Surgery with Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian

What is Radiesse?


Radiesse is a stimulatory facial filler that is comprised of calcium hydroxylapatite, which is a natural compound found in the body.  The Radius facial filler is different than the hyaluronic acid fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane.  The benefits of Radiesse derive from its ability to stimulate collagen production, which is feature unlike the fillers Restylane and Juvederm.  By stimulating collagen, the body will naturally build dermal integrity and fullness, which will lead to a more natural and subtle improvement in facial lines and wrinkles.  Radiesse is found in a pre-pack syringe form and can be easily injected as an office based procedure with minimal downtime and recovery.


Call our Los Angeles plastic surgery practice today at (310) 998-5533 to schedule a comprehensive plastic surgery consultation with Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian.  Our office provides facial cosmetic surgery procedures as well as non-surgical facial fillers such as Radiesse, Juvederm, and Restylane. Our surgeons perform complex facial and body sculpting procedures in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. 

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