Radiesse in San Francisco creates long-lasting anti-aging results. This formula not only restores loss of volume on the face, but also assists in the growth of body’s natural collagen—a key protein that plays an important role in maintaining our youthful appearance.


RADIESSE® is an FDA-approved filler to be injected with lidocaine. Lidocaine serves as a local anesthesia and reduces discomfort and pain at the injection site. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Miguel Delgado, and his team expert nurse injectors use various techniques to ensure patients receive the most comfortable and painless treatments. Thus, in addition to lidocaine, they may also apply ice compresses and/or topical numbing creams to lessen the pain.

With regards to the treatment itself, it is common for patients to receive more than one injection of RADIESSE® during a single visit. This is done to ensure all areas that need to be treated have received sufficient filler and will produce the desired results. However, these treatments are very fast and can be completed in just 30 minutes. Plus, there is no downtime, so you can readily get back to your normal routines.


RADIESSE® works great on the lower regions of the face. Here are several places where RADIESSE® would produce maximum results:

  • Nasolabial folds: also known as “smile lines,” these are curved lines that stretch from the sides of the nose to the corners of the mouth
  • Marionette lines: these are lines that run from the corners of the mouth to the chin area
  • Pre-jowl depressions: these are the sunken areas in front of the jowls (the lower parts of the cheeks)
  • Sides of the mouth: aging can cause the corners of the mouth to bend downwards which can make you appear sad or frowned


RADIESSE® is an optimal choice for candidates who are looking to eliminate signs of aging, especially from the lower parts of their face. This filler can uplift sunken areas, remove wrinkles and creases, and treat various degrees of lines. 

Moreover, RADIESSE®’s calcium hydroxylapatite microspheres formula encourages the production of collagen over time which makes it an outstanding solution to volume loss and reduction in skin elasticity. As a whole, Radiesse in Marin County can grant you a youthful and refreshed appearance without having to worry about surgeries or recovery periods.

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Dr. Miguel Delgado


Ariel Kirk RN, CANDS, LMA is the sole aesthetic nurse at Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center. She has worked with Dr. Delgado for the past eight years and has been an aesthetic injector for nearly ten years. During her career, she has performed over 15,000 treatments for patients in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, and Napa Valley. During your consultation, she can help determine if RADIESSE® is right for you. If you are interested in RADIESSE®, we encourage you to contact our San Francisco or Novato office today.

Disclaimer: Results may vary depending on patient condition and specific needs.


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Before the San Francisco area was settled by 49ers during the California Gold Rush, it was established by Spanish Franciscan missionaries (giving San Francisco its name). Built in 1776, the Mission Dolores, or Mission San Francisco de Asís, is the oldest remaining structure in San Francisco. The Mission Dolores Basilica was built next to it in 1918 after the San Francisco earthquake destroyed the original parish building. Mission Dolores is now designated as a San Francisco and California historical landmark and is located just two and a half miles from the practice of Dr. Miguel Delgado – and 28 miles from Dr. Delgado’s secondary offices in Novato, Marin County.

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