Sculptra injectable dermal fillers help treat these signs of aging, working as a “stimulatory” filler that stimulates the body to produce collagen rather than filling the space under the skin.
As we get older collagen and elastin, which are essential for providing support and structure, begin to lose their connections, becoming disorganized and dried out giving the skin a baggy and wrinkled appearance. Sculptra injectable dermal fillers help treat these signs of aging, working as a “stimulatory” filler that stimulates the body to produce collagen rather than filling the space under the skin.
After your treatments, you can expect to see results soon after, and studies haveshown that collagen build-up continues for up to 13 months after, giving much longer-lasting results.
Sculptra lasts between two and three years after the series of treatments are completed. They are more costly than regular fillers, Results last much longer than regular filler, making them a good investment.
The average number of sessions is three, and the number of injections at each session varies from person to person according to your desired outcomes and thedegree of correction needed.
Sculptra lasts significantly longer than other fillers and helps to stimulate collagen production, which restores natural facial volume.
Many clients notice immediate results, but it can take a few months for the full effects to become visible. Working with one of our Sculptra specialists will help you determine the number of sessions that are needed to achieve the best results. It is usually three sessions over three or four months.
Your Sculptra Appointment
Sculptra injections are made with a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid that is biocompatible and biodegradable. Once injected, it is slowly and naturally absorbed by the body and helps stimulate the production of collagen.
The treatment begins with a facial cleanse as well as a series of “before” photos so that the effects of the procedure can be seen. The treatment area is sterilized and there is the option to apply a local anesthetic to minimize discomfort. In many cases, it is not needed as the treatment is not usually painful.
The appointment will last between 30 and 60 minutes at the VIP Medi Clinic. The doctor will use a thin needle to inject Sculptra into the target areas using a “cross-hatch” technique. The injections are placed in the deepest dermal layers to stimulate collagen production. Afterward, the area will be massaged to ensure even distribution of the product and to reduce hard nodules.
The specialist injects treatment within the deep dermis, where strands of collagen support your skin’s structure. It targets and treats lost volume as well asstimulating collagen production in many different areas in the body. It is used in the treatment of wrinkles and volume loss in the face, such as: Nasolabial folds; Chin wrinkles; Marionette lines; Hollow cheeks; Smile lines
Other areas Sculptra can help with are: Buttocks; Knee area; Décolleté.
It can’t be used to plump lips or treat the under-eye area.
Long-lasting, visible results
Sculptra injections set the Gold standard high for fillers. They are longer-lasting than other options, and as they begin to break down, actively contribute to the formation of new collagen. Our Sculptra specialists are available to discuss treatment options with you and to develop a personalized plan to meet your needs.