Transform Your Look with Sculptra

Sculptra is an FDA-approved facial filler designed to give volume to sagging skin, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and restore the natural contours of the face. It works by stimulating collagen growth over time to give lasting results. The Sculptra injection is made of a biocompatible material called poly-L-lactic acid that is specifically designed to help give structure and volume to areas with wrinkles and fat loss.

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Dr. Rhee has dedicated himself to helping his patients restore a more youthful appearance through Sculptra treatments. He understands the impact our appearance has on our lives, which is why he has taken great care to stay ahead of the curve and offer his patients the most up-to-date and advanced aesthetic treatments.

He knows how to best combine Sculptra and injectables to target individual areas, restoring a fuller and more youthful face. Dr. Rhee and his team take great pride in providing top-notch care and individualized attention to all of their patients. His compassion for his patients’ needs and concerns make him a popular doctor in NYC for Sculptra treatments.

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Embrace the Remarkable Benefits

  • Improved skin tone and texture, leading to a smoother and more youthful look.
  • Reduced appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and folds.
  • Creates volume in sunken areas such as temples and cheekbones.
  • Achieves subtle and natural-looking results without a surgical facelift.

Sculptra: Is it the Best Option for You?

  • Sculptra is best for someone who has mild to severe facial wrinkles, hollow cheeks or sunken eyes, or other signs of aging.
  • You are looking to replace collagen and restore the natural structure of their face.
  • You want to subtly increase facial contours and add definition to the face.
  • Those who are in overall good health and not pregnant.
  • Those who suffer from an autoimmune condition such as HIV or Lupus should consult with Dr. Rhee about whether Sculptra is a good option for them.
  • Candidates should also avoid taking blood thinners, steroids, or other medications that interfere with healing and the natural formation of collagen in the skin.

Explore the Procedure Details

The Sculptra procedure is a minimally invasive injection of poly-L-lactic acid. The primary purpose of the procedure is to replace lost collagen and help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, age spots, and lines in the skin. The process starts with a thorough facial evaluation to determine the number of treatments and dosage for each injection.

For the injection itself, numbing cream may be applied beforehand for extra comfort.

During the procedure, the poly-L-lactic acid is slowly injected just beneath the skin to the targeted areas, where it builds natural collagen over time to restore a youthful look to the face.

One of the reasons why people like the Sculptra procedure is that results become noticeable over a few weeks rather than immediately, which helps with a more natural, gradual look. Additionally, it’s relatively low risk, as it does not involve incisions, and no downtime is needed for recovery.

Experience a Smooth Recovery

After the injection, you may encounter some minor discomfort and redness, which typically goes away within an hour. In the first week, a small amount of swelling and tenderness may arise, however, this should not last beyond a few days. For the following two weeks, the site may remain sensitive to the touch, with possible slight itching and burning sensations. Applying a mild moisturizer like aloe vera is encouraged to help manage these sensations. As the injectable is absorbed by the body, you will likely observe an increased fullness of the skin, as well as improved facial contours. The full recovery usually requires a time frame of four weeks.

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What is Sculptra?

Sculptra is an FDA-approved cosmetic injectable used to restore facial volume, decrease wrinkles, and give a more youthful, refreshed look.

What areas of the face can be treated with Sculptra?

Sculptra can be used to improve wrinkles, facial lines, and sunken areas in the forehead, cheeks, temples, nasolabial folds (smile lines), and chin.

How many treatments are necessary to achieve the desired outcome?

Typically, Sculptra treatments consist of two to four sessions scheduled several weeks apart. Results can last for up to two years with the help of touch-up sessions.

Are there any risks associated with Sculptra treatments?

The risks associated with Sculptra treatments are generally very minimal. As with any other procedure, there is the possibility of some minor discomfort, bruising, and swelling in the treatment area.

How quickly will I see results?

Results may take some time to appear, as Sculptra works to gradually build collagen production in the treatment area. Patients should notice the desired results several weeks after the treatment.

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