Sculptra® in San Francisco, CA
Lost weight in your face? Results not quite what you expected? Sculptra® can help. This treatment helps fill in depressions or areas of the face that look “sunken,” giving you a fuller, more proportionate face and accentuating your best features! Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock performs Sculptra® treatments for San Francisco area residents.
What Is Sculptra®?
Sculptra® is a long-lasting treatment used for the restoration and/or correction of facial fat loss. Sculptra® is injected below the skin to plump up areas of fat loss, such as skin indentations, hollow eyes, and sunken cheeks.
Dr. Aycock will discuss your options with you for dealing with wrinkles and/or lip augmentation and the benefits of Sculptra® treatment. He will help you understand the pros and cons of each wrinkle treatment, enabling you to make your own decision about wrinkle treatment.
The specific risks and the suitability of Sculptra® can be determined only at the time of your consultation with Dr. Aycock. All procedures have some degree of risk, but major complications are rare.
Dr. Aycock is a trainer for Botox® Cosmetic and dermal filler injections.
Benefits of Sculptra®*
Sculptra® is different from hyaluronic acid (HA) injections such as Juvederm® and Restylane® in that it can be used for smaller amounts of volume replacement, rather than covering excessive or significantly deep crevices or wrinkles. Our patients who undergo Sculptra® treatment tell us that they felt the following benefits:
- Greater skin volume and elasticity.
- Improved facial contour and filling in of the cheeks and chin.
How Is Sculptra® Administered?
Sculptra® is a small injection; however, it is more difficult to place and has its own specific area of treatment and is often used in conjunction with other treatments like Restylane® and Juvederm®. Sculptra® will typically fill out the cheek and chin area, whereas Restylane® or Juvederm® will help fill out the lips and areas around the mouth that Sculptra® typically doesn’t treat.
Preparing for Sculptra®
You may be asked to have lab testing or a medical evaluation done to rule out any external issues that may interfere with your treatment. You may also be asked to start, discontinue, or adjust your current medication schedule. You’ll recover more quickly if you stop smoking, and you should avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory medicines, or any herbal supplements as these can increase bleeding.
You may feel some tenderness around the injection site. Small, invisible bumps may appear around the treatment area, but these will go away in time. FDA-approved Sculptra® has an excellent safety record and results can last a year or more.
How Much Does Sculptra® Cost?
The cost of Sculptra® in San Francisco varies depending on the area being treated. Dr. Aycock provides convenient financing options, including CareCredit®; to help cover the cost of your treatment, and you may be approved in as little as an hour. Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover® are also accepted, and you’ll enjoy a FREE CONSULTATION on your first visit to our office.
Is Sculptra® Right for Me?*
Sculptra® may be the ideal procedure for you if you meet any of the following conditions:
- You feel self-conscious about the volume of your cheeks, chin, or temple.
- You want to reduce the appearance of aging and enjoy smoother skin.
Why Choose Dr. Aycock?
With over 25 years of plastic surgery experience, Dr. Aycock is a board-certified surgeon who has performed a number of both structural and cosmetic surgeries over the years. As one of the most awarded and trusted surgeons in the Bay Area, you can rest assured that Dr. Aycock will personally attend to your questions, comfort, and needs from the very first visit.
What to Expect During Your Consultation
Dr. Aycock will take the time to go over your complete medical history to ensure there are no conflicts or issues that could arise during or after your treatment procedure. He will discuss your goals and anticipated outcome of your surgery, as well as answer any questions you may have. Depending on the type of procedure you plan to have done, he may examine the area being treated. Every consultation is done with the utmost professional courtesy and thorough explanation of each step to ensure that you are informed and comfortable with the process. Once you feel fully assured and satisfied with the answers, you can move forward with scheduling your treatment.
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Sculptra® is a safe, effective way to restore the volume and contour of skin in your face, particularly areas such as the cheeks, temple, and chin. Contact Dr. Aycock’s office today for your free consultation and get the look of your dreams!
*The content of this website is intended to be general information. It is provided only as a service. It is not medical advice and not intended to be taken as medical advice. The content of this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a medical or health condition and is in no way meant to be a substitute for or delay the seeking of appropriate or professional medical care. Individual results may vary.