Sculptra is a product that promotes the rebuilding of collagen below the surface of the skin. The treatments reduce signs of aging by restoring lost facial volume. Unlike the dermal fillers, the results may last up to two years or longer. This treatment however, does require 2-3 sessions 6-8 weeks apart. Sculptra treatments restore a natural fullness to the face by creating natural collagen that will age with you.
Sculptra treats areas such as:
Sculptra uses a poly-L-lactic acid derived from natural components. The sculptra is injected in an area under the skin’s surface that demonstrates a visible loss of fat. This will naturally generate the growth of new collagen, thus results will become noticeable throughout the first few treatments. Following treatment sessions, the collagen will continue to develop increasing the volume of the area under the skin’s surface.
The number of treatments will depend on the patient and the desired are of treatment. Following treatment, the patient may experience redness, tenderness, minor swelling or bruising; these signs will subside within a few hours to a few days.