What is Sculptra Aesthetic?
Sculptra Aesthetic is the first facial injectable that can give you noticeable results that emerge subtly. It replaces lost collagen to give you a more natural looking appearance without giving you away. A full treatment of Sculptra Aesthetic, on average, three injection sessions over a few months, can last up to two years.
What is a facial visualiser?
Skin Revive™ is one of the only clinics in the country which offers you the chance to see your face with different or enhanced features before undergoing minor surgical or non surgical procedures.
What in the face Sculptra is used?
Sculptra Aesthetic is used to correct shallow to deep facial wrinkles and folds which are treated with the appropriate injection technique.
Sculptra Aesthetic is suitable for:
* Deep folds between the nose and the mouth (nasolabial folds) also called smile lines
* The lines framing your mouth (marionette lines)
* Chin wrinkles
How long has Sculptra Aesthetic been on the market?
Sculptra Aesthetic has been safely used worldwide since 1999, in over 150,000 patients, under the trade names New-Fill™ and Sculptra. In 2009, the FDA granted approval in the U.S. for the correction of shallow to deep nasolabial fold (smile lines) contour deficiencies and other facial wrinkles which are treated with the appropriate injection technique in healthy people.
How does Sculptra Aesthetic work?
Sculptra Aesthetic works to target the underlying causes of the signs of aging such as collagen loss. Sculptra Aesthetic is a facial injectable that works gradually in a series of treatments — an average of 3 injection sessions over a period of a few months — to produce a refined, more youthful-looking appearance. During the course of your Sculptra Aesthetic treatments, collagen is replaced. Over time, you'll notice changes to your face that can last up to 2 years.
What is Sculptra Aesthetic made of?
Sculptra Aesthetic is made of a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid, which works to replace lost collagen. Poly-L-lactic acid is safe - absorbed naturally by the body - and has been used for years in dissolvable stitches.
What parts of the face does Sculptra Aesthetic treat?
Sculptra Aesthetic treats shallow to deep facial wrinkles and folds** which are treated with appropriate injection techniques for results that can last up to 2 years.* Learn more
How long does Sculptra Aesthetic last?
Sculptra Aesthetic is the first facial injectable with results that can last up to 2 years* after your last treatment.
Are the results from Sculptra Aesthetic immediate?
No. Because Sculptra Aesthetic targets the underlying causes of the signs of facial aging, it can give you noticeable results that emerge subtly and can last for up to 2 years.* Some visible improvements can be seen within the first few weeks of treatment, but the Sculptra Aesthetic regimen is designed to deliver its unique effects over the course of a few months. Typically, an average of 3 treatment sessions over a period of a few months – and because results happen gradually, you’ll see subtle yet noticeable results in the appearance of facial wrinkles and folds.**
What factors contribute to the cost of facial anti-aging treatments?
Cost varies greatly from treatment to treatment, and from person to person. The best way to determine cost is by talking to your doctor, but the factors that will have a bearing include, but are not limited to:
* How long the treatment is expected to last
* The amount of work to be done
* The complexity of the procedure
* Discounts and special offers
* Where you live
How do I know if Sculptra Aesthetic is right for me?
If you want subtle yet noticeable results, Sculptra Aesthetic may be right for you. Sculptra Aesthetic is injected beneath the skin and works to gradually replace lost collagen, targeting the underlying cause of the signs of facial aging, for results that can last up to2 years. * Learn more
Is Sculptra Aesthetic safe?
Yes. Sculptra Aesthetic is FDA approved in the United States, and has been used safely worldwide since 1999. Please see Important Safety Information below.
What are the possible side effects of treatment with Sculptra Aesthetic?
Side effects of Sculptra Aesthetic may include injection site pain, redness, bruising, bleeding, itching, or swelling. Other side effects may include small bumps under the skin that are sometimes noticeable when pressing on the treated area. Larger lumps, with or without inflammation, have also been reported. Other side effects may include the delayed development of non-visible, small bumps under the skin sometimes noticeable when pressing on the treated area.
Who should not use Sculptra Aesthetic?
You should not use Sculptra Aesthetic if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. You should not be treated when you have an active skin infection or inflammation in the treatment area or if you have a history or susceptibility to keloid formation or hypertrophic scarring. Sculptra Aesthetic and Sculptra are products that are intended for use in different populations and conditions of use.
How many treatments are required?
On average, a series of 3 treatment sessions over the course of a few months may be needed. Your physician will decide the appropriate number of treatment sessions and the amount of Sculptra Aesthetic you need.
How many injections are there per treatment session?
The number of injections at each of the treatment sessions will vary depending on the degree of correction and the treatment plan determined by you and your physician.
Is treatment with Sculptra Aesthetic painful?
Numbing cream or local aesthetic will be used to minimise the pain. However you may experienced some mild to moderate discomfort.
Is a skin test required before treatment with Sculptra Aesthetic?
No. Because Sculptra Aesthetic does not use any human or animal components, no allergy testing is needed prior to treatments.
How long may side effects last?
The type and duration of side effects may vary. If you are having side effects, talk to your doctor.
What should I do after each Sculptra Aesthetic treatment?
Proper aftercare is necessary in order to help get the best possible results. Your doctor will give you specific instructions at each injection session. The following general guidelines will help you get the most from your treatment:
1. Within the first 24 hours of treatment, help reduce swelling by applying a cloth-wrapped ice pack to the area for a few minutes at a time. Avoid applying ice directly to the skin.
2. Post-treatment, massage the treated area a few times a day for several days, as recommended by your physician. This will help evenly distribute Sculptra Aesthetic.
3. Until any initial swelling and redness goes away, avoid excessive sunlight and UV lamp exposure.
When will I be able to apply makeup after treatment?
If there are no complications, makeup can be applied several hours after treatment. Consult your doctor after treatment.
When should I see my doctor for my next treatment?
On average, 3 treatment sessions are needed over the course of a few months, but treatment does vary, so talk to your doctor about the treatment option that's right for you.