Are you tired of the unmistakable signs of aging that have started making their unwelcome presence known, particularly on your face? Aging skin in the form of lines, wrinkles, creases, and folds can be unsettling and leave you looking older than your actual age. Although these common signs of aging skin can be annoying, there is a treatment that can help turn back the hands of time when it comes to your skin. An anti-aging product called Sculptra® was approved by the FDA in 2004 to add facial volume and rebuild collagen to smooth away lines and wrinkles.
What is Sculptra®?
Sculptra® is a liquid that can be injected into your face to promote a very soft and natural facial re-contouring of your skin. It is the only filler known to actually rebuild collagen. As the product is absorbed by your skin, it is replaced by collagen. When the treatment is performed properly, you will not have the overly stuffed look that many patients get when they receive too much of a facial filler.
The main ingredient in Sculptra® is called polylactic acid, which is a synthesized form of lactic acid. Lactic acid is produced by your muscles when you exercise vigorously. This polylactic acid adheres together in a string. It contains no human DNA or animal products. Your body will gradually absorb it over time.
What Kind of Results Can I Expect?
Sculptra® was developed to offer results that become noticeable gradually. You should not expect to see results that are immediate. However, the product will manifest full results in the months following the treatment. Since your results will be gradual, you should notice subtle but significant results in the minimization of folds and wrinkles. Most patients have results that last up to two years! However, it is important to note that the results vary from patient to patient.
Would I Make a Good Candidate for Sculptra® Treatment?
If you are in good general health and have realistic expectations, you would probably make a good candidate for Sculptra® treatment at eSSe Plastic Surgery in Fort Lauderdale. Contact us today to schedule a consultation to learn more!