Facial Rejuvenation with Sculptra Woodside NY

Sculptra in Woodside is poly-L-lactic acid that has been approved by the FDA for use on the face. It acts by increasing the volume on the face and is very similar to autologus fat transfer (fat taken out from some other part of the body which is then injected on to the face).

Local Companies

Rocco Tutella
(973) 268-1400
495 N 13Th St
Newark, NJ
Charles Thorn
(212) 794-0044
530 1St Ave
New York, NY
Robert Cattani
(718) 983-0303
450 Slosson Ave
Staten Island, NY
Robert Quintano
(914) 779-8826
1 Pondfield Rd
Bronxville, NY
James Romanelli
(631) 424-3600
1077 Northern Blvd
Roslyn, NY
Paul Nicholas Servidio
(973) 751-7666
36 Newark Ave
Belleville, NJ
Farrokh Shafaie
(212) 772-1010
895 Park Ave # 1B
New York, NY
Mark R Sultan MD
(212) 360-0700
1100 Park Ave
New York, NY
Ravelo V Argamaso
(718) 920-4462
3353 Bainbridge Ave
Bronx, NY
Eleanor Barone
(718) 240-5799
4802 10th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Data Provided by:
  

In the past few years, another dermal filler has been developed. Sculptra is poly-L-lactic acid that has been approved by the FDA for use on the face. It acts by increasing the volume on the face and is very similar to autologus fat transfer (fat taken out from some other part of the body which is then injected on to the face).

Sculptra is an injectable volume enhancer which can stimulate the build up of the face's own collagen to smooth out lines and wrinkles and also helps to restore lost facial volume. The end result is a much younger and fuller looking face.

The results with Sculptra are not immediately seen but become noticeable after completion of the 3-5 treatments required. Each treatment is spaced over a month apart.

Sculptra is a non animal product made up from polylactic acid. Claims have been made that it is a safe, synthetic, biodegradable, and immunologically non reactive. The product is sold as a powder and then made up with sterile water just prior to use.

Because the products is a small polymer and derived synthetically, it has no chance of allergy and unlike other dermal fillers, allergy testing is not required

Sculptra is injected either into the superficial or deeper layers of the skin, depending on the disorder.

Sculptra has been used to treat:

- rhytids

- acne scars

- sunken cheeks

- thin hands

- uneven body contours following liposuction

- Depressed or deformed lips.

- Wrinkles

The improvement is gradual, long-lasting and creates an entirely natural-looking fuller face without lines. The treatment lasts about 2-3 years.

The product is not injected when there is any evidence of skin infection or inflammation.

Sculptra treatments are only performed by trained physicians.

Side effects of Sculptra may include:

- delayed appearance of small bumps under the skin

- bleeding

- tenderness or discomfort

- redness

- bruising

- Swelling

Because the amount of Sculptra used varies when treating facial lipoatrophy so does the cost. In general the average Sculptra cost per session is $500-700. Physician fees may be an additional $300 to $500 per session. However, some insurance companies may cover the for HIV and AIDS patients with facial lipoatrophy.

There are some individuals who have not been satisfied with Sculptra and there are others who have had no obvious benefit. Before you get the procedure, go and talk to a physician who has experience and knowledge with this technique. If in doubt, always seek a second opinion

Click here to read more from DermaNetwork.org

Related Articles
- Facial Chemical Peel Woodside NY
When a person looks in the mirror, it is very important that they like the skin that they see. There are many people who, unfortunately, are not happy with the way that their skin looks, and their self-esteem suffers because of it. However, the field of dermatology has advanced to such a point where procedures such as a facial chemical peel can help people with skin problems get their self-esteem back.
- Facial Rejuvenation with Thermage Woodside NY
- Foto Facial Woodside NY
- Preventing and Treating Wrinkles Woodside NY
- Dermatological Technology Woodside NY
- Cosmelan Woodside NY
- Fractional Skin Resurfacing Woodside NY
- Facelift Information Woodside NY
- Fraxel Laser Costs Woodside NY
- Cosmetic Surgery Woodside NY