Sculptra Aesthetic is a FDA approved facial injectable treatment that is intended for use in people with healthy immune systems as a one-time treatment regimen of up to 4 injection sessions that are scheduled about 3 weeks apart.
It corrects shallow to deep nasolabial fold contour deficiencies and other facial wrinkles in which deep dermal grid pattern (cross-hatch) injection technique is appropriate. Sculptra Aesthetic works gradually to replace collagen that is lost during the age process.
The collagen beneath the skin is a key element that provides volume and gives shape to your face.
At about age 30, collagen begins to break down. As a result, wrinkles, lines, and folds gradually appear and worsen with time. Sculptra Aesthetic contains poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA). It is biocompatible, which means it will not harm your body. PLLA works within the deep dermis to replace lost collagen. As the collagen is replaced, it it provides a foundation that gradually restores the look of fullness by correcting your shallow to deep facial wrinkles and folds. This results in correction of these facial wrinkles and folds that can help provide a more refined appearance that can last up to 25 months. Sculptra Aesthetic is a subtle, gradual treatment that doesn’t make you immediately look like you’ve had work done.
In a major clinical study of people treated with Sculptra Aesthetic, 80% of patients were satisfied with their treatment results. They rated their results good, very good, or excellent!
According to their studies, it usually lasts about 2 years after your last treatment.
It would ultimately depend on what you want to achieve. On average, at least 2 treatments is necessary, but some may need more.
Sculptra can be injected on areas of the face that has shallow to deep wrinkle and folds.
Sculptra Aesthetics was designed to gradually reduce the signs of wrinkles and deep folds. It is targeted deep underneath the skin, which results will be defined in a span of a few months. And the results will last about 2 years from your last time.
As with any other collage filler, you may feel sensitivity, bruising and swelling for the first 24 hours. However, after a couple of days, it should all be gone.
If you have light to deep wrinkles or folds, and seek a subtle yet noticeable improvement in your features, then Sculptra may be right for you. It is recommended that you come in and speak to a professional to see if you would benefit from these treatments.