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Sculptra® Aesthetic

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Unlike dermal fillers, Sculptra is an injectable volumizer that works exclusively by stimulating new collagen growth. It's ideal for men and women seeking a gradual and long-lasting treatment to correct deeper wrinkles, sagging jawlines, or hollows in the cheeks. Sculptra injections, available in Tucson at Skin Spectrum, require the advanced skills and aesthetic sense of board-certified dermatologists such as Dr. Comstock and Dr. Pai.

If you're looking for a dermatologist in Tucson for dermal fillers, request a cosmetic consultation online at Skin Spectrum, or call (520) 797-8885 to schedule an appointment.

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What is Sculptra?

Sculptra is a dermal filler that adds volume to compensate for the loss of facial fat, bone, muscle, and collagen that happens as we age, resulting in smile lines, flattened cheeks, or a lax jawline. This filler, comprised of poly-L-lactic acid, stimulates the skin to produce more collagen, restoring youthful fullness and firmness. It is the ideal treatment for patients who want subtle, but still noticeable results.

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Where is Sculptra used?

Treating the signs of aging sometimes requires different dermal fillers for different concerns. Sculptra injections work best in the lateral areas of the face, making new collagen that lifts the cheeks, fills the temples and shadows, and lifts the sagging of the mid- and lower-third of the face. Specifically, Sculptra can improve:

  • Deep creases between the nose and the mouth, called nasolabial folds or "smile lines"
  • Lines from the corners of the mouth down the chin, called "marionette lines"
  • Chin wrinkles
  • Cheek hollowing and shadows
  • Flattened cheek bone contours
  • Depressed temples
  • Neck and chest skin volume loss

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What can I expect?

Improvement with Sculptra is gradual and typically requires a few treatments spaced approximately 4 to 6 weeks apart. Although it usually takes about 6 weeks for initial results to appear, your improved look will last for at least 2 to 3 years. Some patients prefer to have an anesthetic cream applied before the injections. The typical side effects could be swelling and bruising for a few days after treatment. Many patients do not require any downtime.

To learn more about Sculptra and other injectable treatments, check out our Injectables: Common Questions page.

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