How Sculptra® stands out from the filler “pack” with long-lasting results – up to 2 years!

At the office of Alchemy Wellness, our talented and experienced clinician-leader, Dr. Saima Jehangir, has numerous dermal or soft tissue fillers to choose from to bring out your natural, healthy, beautiful best – the improvements in your appearance that furthermore support a renewed outlook on life, confidence, and emotional and mental well-being. However, Sculptra® stands out from the pack as a “collagen stimulator.” Due to the process of collagen that is triggered with the precise and safe administration of Sculptra®, this injectable treatment is designed to support exceptionally long-lasting results.

Sculpt and redefine in Austin, Texas

All fillers generally involve injecting special formulations into areas of the skin that could use cosmetic improvement. The substances add volume to depressed areas, and the plumping effect softens lines, wrinkles, and folds. Sculptra® distinguishes as a biostimulatory injectable. This means that adding the active ingredients within the filler formulation does not simply replenish beneficial substances like hyaluronic acid. They actually treat lax skin and poorly-defined contours at the source: the loss of vital proteins like collagen. Made naturally by the body, collagen is responsible for the skin’s firmness. As time marches on, the body produces less collagen, which can degrade the skin and lead to loose, saggy contours in the lower portion of the face (such as along the jawline).

With the application of Sculptra®, the process of collagen production is reinvigorated. As more collagen is made, our patients notice gradually tighter skin and better-defined facial features.

Sculptra® in 1, 2, 3 steps

First, Dr. Jehangir may recommend Sculptra® following a consultation with you. It can be appropriate to address lines, folds, laxity, and sunken areas of volume loss in the mid-face (cheeks), around the mouth and nose, and along the jawline. If Sculptra® suits you, the second step in the process involves an average of three injection treatment sessions. These sessions are generally scheduled over a few months. The results from treatment are designed to last for up to two years! Compare that to other fillers, which may require maintenance treatments every three to six months. For the third step in treatment, we can advise on how to care for the skin after treatment. It is primarily a low-risk, hassle-free process, but it is encouraged to massage the treatment sites for five minutes, five times each day, and for five days consecutively (think of it as the “5, 5, 5 rule”). As the active ingredient, PLLA (poly-L-lactic acid), goes to work to trigger fresh collagen, the improvements from treatment will only get better with time – just like you! 

Call (512) 960-3622 today to schedule your one-on-one consultation with Dr. Jehangir at the Central Austin, TX, office of Alchemy Wellness.