Sculptra treatments are used to restore facial volume and thickness. Sculptra® is an enduring treatment approved by the FDA for restoration and/or correction of the signs of facial fat loss, or lipoatrophy. Facial fat loss, or lipoatrophy, is the loss of fat beneath the skin, which can result in sunken cheeks, indentations, and hollow eyes. Our physicians and physician assistants have been performing Sculptra injections for years in Florida and New York.
What is Sculptra?
Sculptra® is used to restore facial volume and thickness to patients with facial lipoatrophy. It is composed of a poly-L-lactic acid; a synthetic material that is does not harm the body and is biodegradable. Ploy-L-lactic acid has been widely used for years in dissolvable stitches, soft tissue implants, and other implants. Sculptra® is composed of poly-L-lactic acid, a synthetic material. Sculptra® is not made from human or animal sources and does not require a skin test. Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) is a biocompatible (does not harm the body), biodegradable (able to be broken down by the body) material that has been widely used for many years in surgical products.
Restores volume and thickness
Improves the appearance of facial folds and sunken areas
The effects are long-lasting; they were shown in a clinical study to last for up to 2 years after the first treatment session
Sculptra is FDA approved
No skin testing is required
Treatments are safe
Sculptra® has been safely used outside the United States since 1999 in over 150,000 patients
How is Sculptra Treatment Performed?
Sculptra® is injected below the surface of the skin in the area of fat loss. Sculptra® provides an increase in skin thickness. Visible results appear within the first few treatment sessions. Results are natural-looking and appear gradually over a few weeks time. While the results of other fillers such as Restylane® last only a few months, Sculptra can last two years or more because it causes the body to stimulate its own collagen. Side effects of the procedure are minimal, other than short-term swelling and redness.
What Areas Can be Treated With Sculptra?
Underneath the eyes
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