How Sculptra Differs From All Other Injectables, With Long-Lasting Results

How Sculptra Differs From All Other Injectables, With Long-Lasting Results

If you’re considering Injectables to rejuvenate, restore, and maintain youthful appearance, there are several FDA-approved options available to choose from. A comprehensive evaluation with a licensed skin professional is your best resource in determining which injectable to choose from. 

From Restalyne to Juvederm, different injectables are beneficial for different cosmetic goals. Sculptra is an altogether unique anti-aging treatment that offers distinct advantages over other injectables. 

Rely on cosmetic, medical, and surgical dermatologists Daniel Di Cesare, MD, and Leela Athalye, MD, to help you choose the injectable best suited to address your needs and aesthetic goals. As part of the Orange Coast Dermatology team in Orange County, California, Doctors Cesare and Athalye are devoted to helping you keep your skin healthy and beautiful. 

The dermatology specialists at Orange Coast Dermatology offer a full range of injectables, including Sculptra, to address common issues related to skin aging, including fine lines, wrinkles, and volume loss. In this post, our experts discuss the unique advantages of Sculptra over other injectables to help you decide if Sculptra is right for you. 

The Sculptra difference 

Sculptra works differently from other injectables. Most designed to address volume loss contain hyaluronic acid, a hydrating substance that your body produces naturally. Once injected into target areas, hyaluronic acid-based fillers hold their shape in a gel-like form to fill in areas of lost volume. This is ideal for those clients wanting immediate, noticeable results. 

Sculptra is an FDA-approved injectable made of poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA), that treats the root cause of skin aging. Instead of injecting something into the target area to fill it out, Sculptra works at the deepest level to rejuvenate your skin by harnessing the body's natural ability to produce new collagen. 

Sculptra stimulates your body’s own natural collagen production so that target areas gradually and naturally fill out over time. We recommend Sculptra for clients with volume loss wanting gradual, natural-looking results.

There's no downtime, so after your treatment session you can return to work, or the gym, and your normal activities. Friends and associates may notice that you look more rested and refreshed, but they will have no idea that you've had any cosmetic procedure.

What does Sculptra address?

Collagen is the primary structural protein that makes up your connective tissues, including your skin, hair, and nails. As you age, collagen declines, which can leave you with a sunken, tired-looking, aged appearance. Collagen loss also contributes to wrinkle formation. By temporarily restoring collagen, Sculptra is beneficial in addressing

Sculptra restores smooth skin and dramatically improves the skin’s texture. 

Sculptra is long-lasting

Most other fillers last about six months, on average. Clients repeat the treatment at least twice a year for best results. By stimulating new collagen growth, Sculptra provides longer-lasting results. Many patients enjoy their Sculptra results for over two years, making it a semi-permanent solution for restoring lost volume. 

Most patients who choose Sculptra will need three sessions. These are spaced roughly 6-to-8 weeks apart as it takes time for the body to produce new collagen.

Sculptra treats skin aging at the source  

While most injectables treat the symptoms of skin aging, Sculptra treats skin aging at the source by stimulating your own collagen production. This is not the same as collagen creams that are available over-the-counter. Collagen creams are not powerful enough to penetrate the skin. Instead, topical collagen creams act as moisturizers to temporarily improve the skin’s appearance. 

Sculptra is ideal for patients who want to add volume gradually and naturally without anyone knowing they had anything done. When you’re ready to rejuvenate your face, Sculptra can give you the natural-looking results you desire. To learn more and to get started, call our Rancho Santa Margarita office at 949-229-6338, or our Mission Viejo office at 949-229-7371 to schedule your initial consultation with one of our providers. You can also send your request using our online booking form.

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