Hi Folks, I'm 32, have developed initial signs of nasal folds, and have begun to seek treatment options. Sculptra, seems to be highly recommended for folds, however, it is also advertised as a means to promoting collagen. From research, it appears folds are a direct result of volume loss within the cheeks. If this is the case, why would a filler promoting collagen production be used, if the issue is fat/volumes loss? I mean, wouldn't a diet rich in Kale also promote collagen production?
If Sculptra promotes collagen production, why use to correct folds?
Doctor Answers 2
Nasolabial folds and correction
Sculptra is a great product as it helps the body produce its own collagen If you use Sculptra to replace lost volume in the cheeks it will have the effect of lifting the cheeks and reducing the depression in the nasolabial folds. If your problem is only in the nasolabial folds that a simple filler into that area such as Restylane or Juvderm. Kale may be healthy but won't build collagen in your face where you need it. For the best results please find a board certified dermatologist in your area with experience in facial fillers.