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Boost Natural Collagen Production

Sculptra is a non-surgical, injectable treatment that restores lost volume and smooths facial wrinkles. It is made of a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid, which works by stimulating collagen production in the skin. Over time, increased collagen production results in a youthful and natural-looking appearance. Sculptra is commonly used to treat wrinkles and hollows in the cheeks, temples, and around the mouth.

Sculptra Treats:

  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Hollows in the cheeks and temples
  • Volume loss in the face
  • Nasolabial folds (lines from the nose to the corners of the mouth)
  • Marionette lines (lines from the corners of the mouth to the jawline)
  • Sagging skin
  • Acne scars
  • Loss of volume from the back of the hands
  • Cellulite and other body imperfections

How Sculptra Works

Collagen is a fibrous protein that binds skin tissues together and provides structural support to the skin. It prevents sagging and wrinkles and gives your skin its elasticity and strength. However, as we age, collagen production decreases, leading to a loss of volume and the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Sculptra is made of a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid, which stimulates collagen production in the skin.

When injected into the skin, Sculptra gradually and naturally restores volume to the face. The poly-L-lactic acid molecules add volume to your skin, making your features look fuller and smoother. However, the PLLA molecules gradually get reabsorbed by the body and stimulate natural collagen production. The actual results of the treatment appear gradually as your body produces new collagen, leading to smoother, firmer, tauter, and more youthful skin.

The Sculptra Difference

Sculptra is different from other injectable treatments because it stimulates collagen production rather than simply filling wrinkles and lines with a filler. This means that results are natural-looking and gradual and can last up to two years. Since the results are based on your body’s ability to produce its natural filler, you don’t have to worry about over-correction or an artificial appearance. The results conform to your anatomy.

Recovery & Side Effects

Recovery is minimal with Sculptra, and most patients experience little to no downtime. Mild swelling, redness, or bruising may occur at the injection site, but these side effects typically resolve within a few days. You can resume your daily activities immediately, but please avoid strenuous workouts, saunas, and direct sunlight for a day or two.

The Sculptra Results

Sculptra results are subtle and gradual. The treatment stimulates collagen production, resulting in a more youthful and natural-looking appearance. However, since it relies on your body’s natural ability to produce collagen, the results appear steadily over several weeks and months. The final results last for up to 2 years, but touch-up treatments may be required to maintain the results for a longer period.

Benefits of Sculptra:

  • Non-surgical treatment with minimal downtime
  • Stimulates collagen production for natural-looking results
  • Results can last up to 2 years
  • Can treat numerous facial concerns, including wrinkles, hollows, and volume loss
  • Safe and effective treatment
  • Provides subtle and gradual improvement
  • Improves skin texture and tone
  • Non-surgical alternative to facelift surgery

Your Experience

Your Sculptra treatment starts with a consultation, during which we curate a personalized treatment plan. During your treatment, Sculptra is injected into specific areas of your face using a fine needle. The procedure is relatively quick and comfortable; each session takes 15 to 30 minutes. The number of injections needed will depend on your desired results, but most patients require several treatments over several months to achieve optimal results.

Schedule an Appointment

Gavino Dermatology is the first and only comprehensive dermatology practice in Liberty Hill. Our practice is led by Dr. Carlo Gavino, a multi-board-certified dermatologist specializing in cutting-edge personalized aesthetic treatments that address your unique aesthetic concerns while ensuring safe and naturalized results. Please schedule an appointment to explore your Sculptra treatment options in Liberty Hill.

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