The loss of youthful fat can compromise a person’s facial contours and produce an aged or tired appearance. The typical cosmetic consequences of volume loss are sunken cheeks, unsightly indentations, facial creases, and hollowed areas. Fortunately, patients can restore structure and volume to specific areas of the face with Sculptra® Aesthetic. This injectable poly-L-lactic acid product that gradually stimulates the body’s natural production of collagen over multiple treatment sessions. The rejuvenating effects of Sculptra® Aesthetic are intended to last as long as two years, giving patients enduring enhancement.
Candidates for Sculptra® Aesthetic
Patients may consider treatment with Sculptra® Aesthetic if they struggle with the following conditions:
- Sagging or recessed cheeks
- Sunken temples
- Smile lines
- Marionette lines
- Chin wrinkles
- Hollowed areas
Sculptra® Aesthetic Treatment
Treatments with Sculptra® Aesthetic are performed in-office and take approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete. The length of the session may vary depending on the number and size of the treated areas. Sculptra® Aesthetic is injected into the designated region of the face using fine needles, resulting in scarless improvement. Most patients achieve their desired aesthetic with three to four sessions spaced evenly over four months. During your initial consultation at Park Avenue Medical Spa, the details of your unique treatment plan will be determined based on your cosmetic goals and preferences.
Recovery After Sculptra® Aesthetic
Patients who undergo treatment with Sculptra® Aesthetic do not need any downtime and can return to their daily activities following their appointment. It is recommended, however, to refrain from exercising for at least 24 hours. Mild swelling, bruising, and tenderness may occur, but these side effects are temporary. Over-the-counter pain medication can be taken to reduce any post-treatment discomfort.
Sculptra® Aesthetic Results
Because Sculptra® Aesthetic is designed to trigger the body to produce newer, healthier collagen rather than act as a dermal filler, results gradually develop within a few months. Patients can expect their skin to appear smoother and feel firmer, providing a youthful aesthetic. The natural effects of Sculptra® Aesthetic treatment can last up to two years from the first session.