For a smooth complexion and a more youthful you in the reflection, you have choices. And one of them works with your body’s own system, with effects that last for years.
That’s what Sculptra® is in Albany, OR, available at Levitt Medical Aesthetics. We’re proud to serve the aesthetic needs of northwest Oregon. With the latest in minimally invasive and nonsurgical treatments, our med spa provides powerful and proven anti aging remedies to eliminate wrinkles and prevent common signs of aging.
Dr. Levitt constructs an individualized cosmetic treatment plan for you that addresses all of your concerns. Once that’s done, get ready to feel refreshed and look youthful, so you can take on life’s challenges with renewed confidence.
As we mature, the aging process takes its natural toll on our faces. And those changes include a loss of volume in the fat under our skin. Unfortunately, that’s not the kind of weight loss we want. Because as that fat loses volume, parts of our face that were rounded may sink in. Also skin can sag, giving us a more gaunt, hollow look.
And we also experience a reduction in the collagen in our skin as we age, creating more lines and wrinkles.
Sculptra is a biostimulant that works to diminish or erase the appearance of many of those effects. Sculptra treatment in Albany, OR works deeply, starting under the tissue to trigger your body’s natural restorative abilities. It’s a terrific treatment for those in their 30s to 50s, especially to treat:
- Nasolabial folds
- Loss of cheek bone projection
- Hollow cheeks
- Generalized facial volume loss
- Small chins
- Wrinkles, lines, & creases
- Depressed scars
- Thin skin
- Volume in buttocks (Sculptra Butt Lift)
Sculptra restores volume and improves collagen, giving your face not only a fuller appearance, but actually healthier, smoother, more supple skin.
What is Sculptra in Albany, OR: the Science
The Sculptra treatment consists of very small particles of a synthetic polymer named “poly-L-lactic acid”. It works deep within the skin to help stimulate your skin’s own natural collagen production. This FDA-approved product has a more subtle approach than other dermal fillers, gradually restoring your facial volume.
The results of Sculptra last for years. Yes, years. With annual 1-vial maintenance, Sculptra will continue to provide natural looking results for a very long time.
Sculptra treatment process
During a treatment session, Sculptra is injected in or under the facial skin through a small needle. You’ll need up to 4 treatments scheduled 3 to 4 weeks apart, depending on your goals and the treatment area.
Possible side effects
Sculptra is intended as a procedure for people with healthy immune systems. To receive Sculptra treatment, you shouldn’t have any active skin conditions. Plus certain medical conditions can preclude Sculptra as a treatment choice.
As with any injection procedure, a Sculptra treatment may incur the following:
- Slight bruising or bleeding at the injection site
- Reddening and/or swelling for 2-7 days
- Delayed appearance of small bumps under the skin in the treated area
- Tenderness or discomfort
During your initial consultation with Dr. Levitt, talk openly and honestly with you about any health concerns. He’ll help you understand where you are now, and help you understand what can be addressed, and how. Plus you’ll tour our state-of-the-art facility and meet the members of our friendly and professional staff. And you’ll have the best plan to keep you on your journey to a glowing, refreshed, more youthful-looking you.
The other side of Sculptra: a lift in the back
Augmenting the buttocks, giving them a lift and more shapely aesthetic, is quite popular. More invasive techniques include the removal of fat through liposuction and then injecting that extra fat into the posterior. You may have heard it referred to as a “Brazilian Butt Lift.”
Sculptra in Albany, OR, provides you a non-invasive way to give your backside a boost. Ask Dr. Levitt about a Sculptra Butt Lift. Now you can add roundness or fullness to your buttocks, without the need for anesthesia or surgery. There’s no downtime, either.
What is Sculptra aftercare in Albany, OR like?
There is zero downtime after a Sculptra treatment. However, there are some aftercare measures you’ll need to be aware of to maximize your results.
- You can wear makeup a few hours after your Sculptra
- Do NOT get a facial or massage for 2 weeks after your filler procedure
- Don’t drink alcohol for 24 hours
- Avoid or minimize strenuous exercise for a few days after treatment
- Also avoid exposure to extensive sun, UV lamps, and indoor tanning devices for 2 weeks.
- Stay out of extreme temperatures within the first 24 hours after treatment.
What is Sculptra in Albany, OR? Ask the experts!
Unsure where to begin for Sculptra treatments? Use our instant virtual consultation tool to tell us about your concerns or contact us to schedule a consultation with the experienced team at Levitt Medical Aesthetics today.
Unlike ordinary day spas, where technicians may or may not be licensed or accredited, receiving aesthetician services at Levitt Medical Aesthetics ensures your complete safety and serenity at all times.
Each procedure is performed or overseen by Dr. Levitt himself, who as a board certified physician has formidable skill, expertise, and training. Using the highest-quality products and the latest techniques, he’lll work with you to address any of your aesthetic concerns.