Are the results of the sculptra liquid facelift comparable to plastic surgery facelifts? How so?
How Long Do the Effects of Sculptra Liquid Facelift Last?
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Sculptra results can last for up to two years.
Sculptra Stimulates New Collagen so Can Last Up to 2 Years
Approximately 2 years
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Sculptra liquid facelift
Sculptra liquid facelift stimulates your own collagen so it has longevity. The results from Sculptra can last 2-3 years. Sculptra however does not prevent the continued aging process that continues to break down collagen. If you maintain a healthy skin regimen, often including a retinol, and be very cautious about sun exposure, Sculptra will last longer. Sun exposure causes development of collagenase, which breaks down the natural collagen in your skin and causes wrinkles. It will also break down the collagen produced by the Sculptra. Facelifts last longer, but also do not prevent the aging changes. Most patients who want to maintain good results, do Sculptra or other fillers to enhance the appearance of a facelift and make it look natural. Most patients would not repeat a facelift for 10 years.
The effects of Sculptra can last up to two years. In some individuals I have seen this last longer for them. This is a product that can improve the tone and texture of your skin as well as provide a global improvement to the volume in the face.
Sculptra FaceLift longevity. It's about maintenance
Thank you for a great question. Sculptra is a unique dermal filler because it is a collagen builder. The results appear gradually but last 2-5 years. The longevity depends on the amount of product which was injected and also on your current and healthy skin regimen and sun exposure. When you add Sculptra, the amount injected depends on the age and the degree of volume loss present. You get older each year, and you simply want to maintain the effects of Sculptra by doing a vial once every 12 months to compensate for getting older. Your initial visit involves injecting the right amount to correct the volume loss and to add a little extra in order for you to look refreshed, the next visit is simply maintenance. You cannot spend thousands of dollars and do nothing for your face for 2-5 years. Hope this helps. Best, Dr.Avaliani
Sculptra and Liquid Lift
Sculptra is a injectable biostimulator that causes your own body to produce collagen to aid in volume restoration. The results from Sculptra can last up to 2 years. Always seek treatment from a qualified professional.
Liquid facelift and Sculptra
How Long Does Sculptra Last for a Liquid Facelift?
Sculptra is FDA approved to last over 25 months as long as you have done three treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart. It is different from a traditional facelift in that it is creating the volume that we lose as we age. A traditional facelift is separating the skin from the underlying muscle and reattaching it higher but not creating volume.
Sculptra Liquid Facelift
In the clinical trials, the results from Sculptra were noted up to 2 years after the last treatment. It is difficult to compare surgical facelift results to volume enhancing results, as they address different things, but if volume loss is is contributing to the majority of ones skin laxity, one may not even need a facelift.
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