Sculptra®: The Liquid Facelift

Sculptra® is an injectable poly-L-lactic acid filler that is FDA-approved for replacing lost collagen. Collagen loss is an unfortunate, natural side effect of aging. It is what often gives our faces and bodies a bony and hollow appearance. 

How it Works 

Rather than plumping with liquid volume, Sculptra® works with your body to stimulate collagen production and help restore the deep, underlying structure of the skin. Rebuilt collagen then gradually improves facial volume and diminishes wrinkles and folds. This is a process that takes time to see results, but they are well worth it.

Typically, a few treatments are needed, spaced 4-6 weeks apart. Results peak in the months following your last treatment. Because Sculptra® stimulates the production of your own collagen, results can last 2-3 years and can typically be maintained with one treatment per year thereafter. You can view several before and after pictures here. 

Areas Of The Body That Respond Well To Sculptra®

  • Lower face
    • Deep folds framing your mouth (marionette lines)
    • Define jawline
    • Smooth dimpling & creases on the chin
    • Volumize pre-jowl depression.
  • Temples
    • Add volume to hollowing temples
  • Mid-face
    • Lift, contour, and define cheeks
    • Fill hollowing under-eyes
    • Smooth nasolabial folds

Sculptra® has fewer risks compared with other facial fillers. It has variable prices which depend on the quantity you purchase. Sculptra® offers little downtime, and minimal side effects, with much to look forward to. Therefore, it has earned its nickname, “liquid facelift.”

Do you have questions about Sculptra® Pros and Cons? The skin professionals at Laguna Med Spa are here to guide you on the best injectables and dermal fillers for your skin type. If you are in Parker, CO or surrounding Denver metro areas, contact us and schedule a skin consultation.

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