The Brazilian butt lift has become a popular cosmetic surgery choice over the years. The procedure, which involves transferring fat from other parts of your body to your buttocks, can produce dramatic results. However, it is an invasive surgery that comes with risks. Also, some people may not qualify for the procedure because they do not have enough excess fat to transfer. Fortunately, there is a non-surgical alternative that can help achieve similar results. Sculptra®, available at Modern Medical Spa in Dallas Galleria and Plano, can help you attain the lifted and shapely derriere that you desire.
What is Sculptra®?
Sculptra® is an FDA-approved injectable that works by stimulating collagen growth in the treated areas. It is made of a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA), which has been in use in various medical applications for more than 30 years. Unlike dermal fillers, which add volume immediately but require frequent injections, Sculptra® works gradually and can last up to two years. It is often used for facial rejuvenation to lift and tighten sagging skin, but it can also be used to enhance the buttocks.
How Does the Non-Surgical Alternative to the Brazilian Butt Lift With Sculptra® Work?
At Modern Medical Spa, our experienced practitioners inject Sculptra® directly into the areas of your derriere where you need improvement. The injections can stimulate collagen growth and improve skin elasticity, helping to lift and contour your buttocks. While the injections may not produce the same level of fullness as a Brazilian butt lift, they can add natural-looking volume and shape to your backside.
How Long Does the Procedure Take?
The procedure is relatively quick, usually taking less than an hour. Most patients require two to three sessions, spaced several weeks apart, to achieve their desired results. In some cases, the results may take several months to fully appear, as the collagen growth process can take time. However, many patients report seeing improvement after just one or two treatments.
Are There Risks Associated with Sculptra®?
As with any cosmetic procedure, there are some risks associated with Sculptra® injections. The most common side effects include redness, swelling, and bruising at the injection site, which usually subside within a few days. In rare cases, lumps or bumps may appear beneath the skin, which can usually be treated with massage. To minimize the risks, it is essential to choose an experienced practitioner who can provide safe and effective treatment.
While the Brazilian butt lift may not be the right choice for everyone, Sculptra® offers a non-surgical alternative that can help achieve similar results. By stimulating collagen growth and improving skin elasticity, it can lift and contour your buttocks for a more youthful and shapely appearance. If you are considering Sculptra® injections, be sure to choose an experienced practitioner who can guide you through the process and help you achieve your desired results. The friendly and knowledgeable staff at Modern Medical Spa is here to help you. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.