Sculptra Aesthetic ®
Collagen loss is one of the underlying causes of facial aging. Found in the deep dermis, collagen gives structure to skin and supports the functions of elastin and hyaluronic acid. Elastin maintains skin shape, while hyaluronic acid cushions and lubricates to keep the skin hydrated.
Over the years, your skin loses collagen. As collagen breaks down, the skin starts to sag and wrinkles form. Water’s Edge Dermatology offers Sculptra® Aesthetic to help the body replace lost collagen, restore facial volume, and rejuvenate your appearance.
What is Sculptra Aesthetic ® and how does it work?
Sculptra Aesthetic ® is an FDA-approved dermal filler that contains poly-L-lactic acid, a biocompatible and biodegradable substance that is naturally absorbed by the body. It has been safely used in dissolvable stitches for over 25 years.
As the poly-L-lactic acid microparticles are absorbed, they help stimulate collagen production and restore volume and fullness to the face, smoothing shallow-to-deep facial wrinkles and folds, including:
- Smile lines at the corners of your nose
- Marionette lines at the corners of your mouth
- Chin wrinkles
What can I expect from treatment?
Your Water’s Edge Dermatologist injects Sculptra within the deep dermis, where strands of collagen support your skin’s structure. A treatment regimen of Sculptra includes an average of three injection sessions over a period of three to four months. The number of treatment sessions and injections will vary from person to person, depending on how much collagen has been lost.
When will I see results and for how long will they last?
Sculptra works gradually over time, resulting in a more youthful-looking appearance that can last up to two years.
To find out if Sculptra is right for you, schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our cosmetic dermatologists. Request an appointment online or call Water’s Edge Dermatology today. We have locations throughout Central and South Florida. Find the location nearest you.
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