SHHH!!! No one will know!! Sculptra Aesthetic™ works gradually over several months. It’s a very natural look with global improvement of the face area.
As you age, it may look like you’re just getting wrinkles, but the aging process is much more complex than just some sagging skin. You are losing volume as you age which means overall facial hollowing, which means less support for your skin, which leads to skin sagging, facial, lines and wrinkles. Your appearance may have you looking sad or tired all the time.
Sculptra Aesthetic™ stimulates your body to produce more collagen, which fills those facial hollows and turns back the clock gradually and subtly.
Schedule 2 treatment sessions, one month apart. The results can be quite dramatic!
WHAT IS SCULPTRA VS DERMAL FILLER?
Sculptra is an injectable biostimulator made of of poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA). Sculptra has a liquid consistency and is injected underneath the skin. Once injected, Sculptra incorporates into the tissues and stimulates your body’s natural production of collagen.
On the other hand, dermal fillers are made of Hyaluronic acid, designed to hold its shape in the form of a gel-like substance. Dermal fillers do not stimulate collagen production, but rather are meant to temporarily replace missing volume. The effects of dermal filler are apparent immediately. Whereas the effects of Sculptra happens gradually since it takes time for the body to build collagen.
Both Dermal filler and Sculptra are designed to address lost volume, fine lines, folds and wrinkles. Due to the aging process, environmental stressors, and our genetic predisposition, we suffer from loss of collagen at a rate of about 1% annually after the age of 20. Loss of collagen leads to thinning of skin, which results in the formation of wrinkles and folds. Collagen is a fibrous protein in the deep dermal layer that gives our skin structural support and helps to maintain shape, moisture, and elasticity of the skin. A healthy supply of collagen is the source of smooth skin and a youthful appearance.
What is Sculptra Aesthetic™?
Sculptra Aesthetic™ is a facial injectable made of poly-L-lactic-acid that replaces lost collagen to give patients a more youthful look. Sculptra Aesthetic™ is used to treat shallow or deep facial folds between the nose and mouth, better known as nasolabial folds or smile lines. It can also be used on marionette lines around the mouth and wrinkles on the chin. By using her skilled, artistic touch, Dr. Bunin normally performs three injection procedures over the course of a few months.