Loss of volume happens during the natural aging process, especially in the middle of the face as the cheeks tend to become hollow and flat. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Edward M. Zimmerman uses Sculptra Aesthetic, a poly-L-lactic acid injectable dermal filler that allows for longer-lasting and deeper volume in the apples of the cheeks. In addition to restoring the fullness of the mid-face, Sculptra can reduce the look of fine to deep wrinkles and lines, like the nasolabial folds (sometimes called laugh or smile lines) that start at the outside of the nose down to the outer corners of the lips. With a unique gel formula approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), Sculptra encourages the natural collagen production in your body so even after you stop getting injections, your complexion should be stronger and healthier. Schedule an appointment at Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas in Nevada to hear about the advantages of this aesthetic treatment.
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"I have used Dr Zimmermans services a few times as I'm still new with treating myself to treatments. I love the staff here and they do not treat you like a number. The Dr is the sweetest and down to earth man ever! I have to rave about getting my lips done for the first time ever. Irene the injector knew exactly what I wanted with a natural look. She explained all the healing process and made it a point to say expect alot of swelling. I woke up the next morning with very slight swelling and then I had a small bruise in one area that was it. I love my natural plump lips. Ladies be careful what you ask for because everyone is starting to look the same and at this office, they do not up sell or look crazy with over filled faces. This was the best experience! No real swelling and a slight bruise! Versa is a great filler."- M.V. / Yelp / Jan 29, 2019
Sculptra Aesthetic is ideal for anyone who wants to boost fullness in their mid-face without surgical implants. Candidates may have been born with thin cheeks, whereas other patients have volume loss with age. Sculptra dermal filler may also help to treat fine to severe facial wrinkles and lines, such as chin wrinkles, nasolabial folds, and marionette lines. Since Sculptra's formula works to boost the natural production of collagen in the skin, most Sculptra patients will see an improvement in the appearance and overall health of their complexion.
Following your consult to determine your custom plan for treatment, you can receive your injections in our minor procedure room. Dr. Z can use a local anesthetic or numbing cream prior to cleaning and marking the areas to be injected. As soon as you are prepared, Sculptra is injected into the deeper skin layers at the chosen sites. For longer-lasting results, Dr. Z suggests a series of four treatments that are each done at Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas around three weeks apart.
What to Expect
Following your treatment, you may experience mild or moderate swelling, redness, bruising, or tenderness at the site of injections that should heal on its own in 3 – 5 days. To speed healing, you may apply a cold compress to the treated areas. You should limit UV exposure after your injection and always use sunscreen. Many patients will have improvements right after their appointment with complete results developing after 3 – 5 months when the increased collagen production improves the health of the complexion. If Sculptra is performed in a series over 3 – 4 months, your results may be visible for as long as two years.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Sculptra cost?
Sculptra injections can range in price, depending on how many units are needed to achieve your wanted results. Some patients may also need a series of treatments for the optimal outcome. During your consultation, we will discuss your treatment goals and tailor a treatment plan for your specific budget.
How does Sculptra work?
Sculptra is a poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) collagen stimulator that works within the dermis of the skin to help stimulate the production of collagen. It can help to restore the skin’s inner structure and volume over time as more collagen is formed. The rebuilt strands of collagen can effectively plump and fill out facial folds and wrinkles.
Are Sculptra injections safe?
Approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), Sculptra has a long history of safety worldwide since 1999. Though side effects are rare, they can include slight pain, bruising, swelling, and/or redness. In some cases, bumps may become noticeable when pressure is applied to the injected area. Contact Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas if you experience any abnormal or lasting side effects.
What is the best age to receive Sculptra?
Sculptra is beneficial for individuals who are wanting to soften and reduce the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles. It can specifically be used to restore chin wrinkles, lines surrounding the mouth, and deep lines between the nose and mouth. The most common age to receive Sculptra injections is between 30 – 55; however, it is also common for patients who are younger and older than this range to receive injections.
How long do Sculptra results last?
For longer-lasting results, some patients may need to receive several Sculptra treatments. Sculptra is different from other fillers because the results usually last up to two years. Since the production of collagen continues to develop over time, results may appear more gradually.
Sculpt A Youthful Face
Improve the smoothness and volume of your complexion with minimally invasive Sculptra dermal filler treatments at Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas. Dr. Z will decide if Sculptra is best for your concerns and goals at your initial consultation before developing your unique plan for treatment. Contact our team to make your appointment for Sculptra injections or other services.