This is the newest filler and collagen stimulator to hit the market. Dr. Swengel feels Sculptra® is probably the best of the entire group to fill and replace what he refers to as facial “volume loss”. Traditional dermal fillers only address wrinkles, lines, and folds; Sculptra® works differently.
How does it work?
As our faces age, we lose normal soft contours and begin to see those sunken cheeks, deeper lines, and overall bonier appearance to the face. Sculptra® is injected deeper into the tissues than any other collagen stimulator.
Over a period of several months, it will stimulate collagen production and literally “fill” the depressed areas. Think “hollows” in the cheeks, temples, and around the mouth and ears.
Sculptra® is injected into the desired areas over several visits so that we can see the improvement and fine tune the end results. This product and the collagen stimulation appear to last years.
What to expect?
The timing between visits is approximately one month. We continue to add additional Sculptra® until your desired result is achieved. Dr. Swengel’s general rule of thumb for volumizing the face is one vial of Sculptra® for every decade of life.
How long does it last?
Sculptra® stimulates collagen with results that can last for more than two years.
What areas does it treat?
- Smile Lines or deep folds between the nose and the mouth. (nasolabial folds)
- The lines framing your face (marionette lines)
- Chin wrinkles
- Other facial wrinkles
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