Restoring Smooth Skin
One of the leading FDA approved injectable fillers is Sculptra and the Sculptra Aesthetic treatment. More and more patients are turning to this filler because it helps to stimulate natural collagen which leads to smoothing out facial lines and wrinkles. This way, patients can look have a natural, youthful look. At his Riverside office, Dr. Hardesty helps his patients to feel confident and regain their youth by using the trusted Sculptra filler.
Sculptra is an injectable filler made with poly-L-lactic acid (PLL) technology to help smooth out and restore volume to facial regions. It can help to treat deep lines, wrinkles, and folds on the face. Poly-L-Lactic acid technology helps to stimulate the production of collagen in the body. Collagen is a naturally occurring substance that helps with skin elasticity. The Sculptra injectable was FDA approved under the treatment name of Sculptra Aesthetic. Dr. Hardesty is a board-certified plastic surgeon, who is trained in the use of Sculptra and the Sculptra Aesthetic treatment. His team at Imagine Plastic Surgery help their patients regain a youthful appearance by smoothing out the wrinkles, lines, and folds on the face.
At the consultation appointment with Dr. Hardesty, it is important to go over the areas of concern on your face as well as your aesthetic desires. This will help him create a unique treatment plan for you that will help you achieve the best results. During the consultation, you will need to provide information about your medical history and list of allergens. This is to help ensure that there are no complications with the injectable filler.
The Sculptra Aesthetic treatment regimen is designed as a series of four or more injections. These sessions are scheduled about 3-4 weeks apart. The injection is made into the deep dermis, this is where strands of collagen support the structure of the skin. The results from the Sculptra aesthetic treatment appear gradually as the PLLA micro-particles are absorbed resulting in your own collagen beginning to reproduce and restore lost contour. The results of this treatment have been proven to last for up to two years.
At your consultation appointment with Dr. Hardesty, he will go over your complete medical history as well as any allergens you may have. This way Dr. Hardesty can be sure that this treatment will be safe for you to undergo as well as be beneficial and give amazing results.
There is no downtime associated with the Sculptra Aesthetic, most patients can return to their normal daily activities immediately after the treatment. Common side effects are swelling, bruising, and tenderness which should resolve within a week. To achieve the best results from the Sculptra Aesthetic treatment it is important to massage the area to help stimulate the collagen. Dr. Hardesty will provide detailed instructions for post-treatment care.
The results from a Sculptra Aesthetic treatment have been shown to last for up to two years in most patients.
We do not recommend makeup after the use of fillers.
Typically, Sculptra Aesthetic treatment requires three treatment sessions. Depending on the results you achieve this number could vary. Dr. Hardesty will go over this with you at the consultation appointment.
If you are interested in learning more about the Sculptra Aesthetic Treatment, then come into our Riverside office today. To help relieve yourself from visible aging signs, Sculptra Aesthetic will smooth out wrinkles, marionette lines, and nasolabial folds. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Hardesty by calling the office today or filling out an online form.