What Makes Sculptra Different From Other Dermal Fillers?


Have you ever wondered what causes deep facial wrinkles and folds to appear on the skin’s surface? As you age, your body produces less collagen. Collagen is key when it comes to a refined, more youthful looking appearance.

Sculptra Aesthetic is a dermal filler that stimulates collagen production and is used to correct shallow to deep facial wrinkles and folds, including:

  • deep folds between the nose and mouth (nasolabial folds) – also called smile lines
  • the lines framing your mouth (marionette lines)
  • chin wrinkles.

How Sculptra Can Help You Fight Facial Wrinkles

Sculptra is an FDA-approved dermal filler that has been used in the United States and worldwide since 1999. It’s made from a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid, which is absorbed naturally by the body. This material is biocompatible and biodegradable and is even used in dissolvable stitches.

Sculptra Aesthetic is injected deep into the dermis layer of the skin in a series of treatments by a Sculptra Aesthetic trained nurse practitioner. The dermal filler helps reinforce the skin’s structure as it gradually replaces the lost collagen, leaving behind a refined, more youthful looking appearance. On average, three injection sessions are needed over a period of a few months. The number of injection sessions and the number of injections per session will vary from person to person.

Sculptra Aesthetic vs Other Fillers

What makes Sculptra different from other dermal fillers is that it gradually and subtly corrects facial wrinkles. This isn’t a quick-fix or an overnight miracle. Instead, Sculptra will give you long-lasting, subtle results that can last for more than two years – leaving you with a more natural-looking appearance without making you look like you’ve had work done. Of course, individual results may vary.

Want to see if you’re a candidate for Sculptra Aesthetic?

We recommend coming in for an initial consultation to speak with a nurse practitioner. Schedule your complimentary consultation online or by phone at (855) 383-7546. We offer Sculptra at clinics throughout the Bay Area, Orange County, Seattle, Salt Lake City, and Austin, TX!


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