Sculptra is an injectable filler that restores facial fat lost by the effects of lipoatrophy, including sunken cheeks, hollow eyes, and other indentations. This filler is injected below the surface of the patient’s skin in any areas of fat loss. The product consists of an alpha-hydroxy acid called poly-L-lactic acid, or PLLA. It is safe, synthetic, biocompatible, biodegradable and long-lasting with no pre-testing required.
What are Sculptra injections?
Sculptra is a biodegradable filler similar internal suture material. It induces your body to produce collagen over time. The only disadvantage to this service is that you often have to wait to see the desired results.
What is the difference between Sculptra treatment and a facelift?
While some have referred to Sculptra as a “liquid facelift” because it can achieve similar results for some patients, it should be noted that the results of this non-surgical procedure vary from patient to patient and are not seen immediately.
What is the number of treatments required for a youthful look?
Being that everyone responds to treatments differently, the specific number varies from patient to patient. An average of 4 to 6 treatments might be necessary for achieving a youthful look.
When can you expect final results?
Depending on your specific desires, you may see results after just one treatment session. However, the smoothing of the wrinkles and the achievement of a youthful look could take months.
Am I a good candidate for Sculptra treatments?
If you are willing to wait for the material to induce your body’s production of collagen, you are a good candidate for Sculptra.