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SCULPTRA

Sculptra is a unique form of injectable filler, which Premier Aesthetics has many years of experience using as a leading Grand Forks med spa. 

Sculptra consists of microscopic particles that are dissolved in water and injected under the skin. These microscopic particles are essentially micro-irritants, to which to body reacts by forming new collagen, and this creates volume and thickening of the tissues. Sculptra can often serve as an excellent foundation, particularly in the midface.

WHAT IS SCULPTRA?

While the most common dermal fillers out there are made from either hyaluronic acid or collagen, Sculptra is a little different. Sculptra is made from Poly-L-Lactic Acid (PLLA). Never heard of this before? It’s basically a synthetic form of natural lactic acid, which is something that your body produces whenever it has been physically exerted. Being completely synthetic, Sculptra does not contain any animal products or by-products, making it vegan-friendly too.

 

HOW DOES SCULPTRA WORK?

Sculptra stimulates your skin into producing more and more collagen. This gives you a more gradual result, as the smoothness and volume only become visible once your skin has built this extra collagen.

Collagen is one of the main structural proteins that give your skin its firmness and smoothness. While your skin does produce collagen on its own, the amount of collagen that it produces declines quite rapidly with age. In fact, once you reach your mid-20’s, the amount of collagen your skin produces drops by about 1.5% each year. 

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SEE THE RESULTS OF SCULPTRA?

It usually takes between three to four months. This is also how long it takes for your skin to naturally build up new collagen. Because Sculptra is designed to bring about long-term effects, you will usually need more than one treatment.

The number of treatments varies depending on your own individual circumstances, from the area of skin being treated to your age, weight, and activity levels.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Sculptra

Which areas does Sculptra treat?


Sculptra is used to correct shallow to deep wrinkles and folds on the face. Administered with the appropriate injection technique from a trained specialist, Sculptra Aesthetic is clinically approved for: Deep folds between the nose and mouth (nasolabial folds), also called “smile lines” Lines framing the mouth (marionette lines) Chin wrinkles




How many Sculptra treatments are required?


On average, a series of three treatment sessions over the course of a few months may be needed. The number of injections at each session will vary, depending on the degree of correction needed and the treatment plan determined by you and your specialist.




When will I see the results from my Sculptra treatment?


Sculptra is designed to give you noticeable results that emerge gradually and can last more than two years. Don’t be disappointed if you don’t see immediate results! A few days after treatment, you may look as you did before treatment. This is normal and temporary. Sculptra delivers its full effects with an average of three treatment sessions over the course of a few months. Because results happen gradually, you’ll see subtle, yet noticeable, results in the reduction of facial wrinkles and folds by comparing images before treatment and a couple months following treatment.




Is Sculptra safe?


Sculptra is FDA approved in the United States and has been used worldwide since 1999. Sculptra is made of a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid that is absorbed naturally by the body and has been used for years in dissolvable stitches.




Is Sculptra less expensive than alternative anti-aging solutions?


It can be difficult to compare the cost of various facial rejuvenation procedures because there are many things to consider, including the amount of injectables needed, the number of treatments, and the length of time in which they last. However, in most cases, patients will compare how long they can enjoy the benefits of Sculptra versus other solutions. Patients interested in determining the best anti-aging solution for their needs can ask their injector at Premier Aesthetics about the various methods available.





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