Navigation Links
Pumping Up the Volume in the Face to Reduce Signs of Aging
Date:10/19/2009

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Faces don't lie when it comes to showing signs of aging. Yet gravity alone is not the sole determinant of the aging face. Studies have demonstrated that volume loss of soft tissue and bone is at least equally important to facial aging. The loss of volume in the face over time can cause deep lines, sunken areas around the eyes, temples, nose and jowls. With the recent FDA approval of Scrulptra® Aesthetic, physicians now have a non-invasive tool to increase facial volume, stimulate collagen production, and reverse some of the visible signs of aging.

"The basics of facial aging are that first the face deflates with volume loss and then begins to sag," says Lori H. Saltz, M.D., a board certified plastic surgeon and Medical Director of La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre. "Sculptra is different than the fillers that are on the aesthetic market because it actually is a volumizer that stimulates a person's own collagen to rebuild some of the volume that is naturally lost during the aging process," adds Saltz. Sculptra contains poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) and is biocompatible, meaning it will not harm your body. PLLA has been used for many years in dissolvable stitches and medical implants as well as for cosmetic purposes in Europe for the past ten years.

"At around age 30, collagen begins to break down and appears in the face as wrinkles, lines, deep folds and even a hollowed appearance. Other than transferring fat to these areas, until now there was really no other solution," states Saltz. Saltz uses Sculptra in her daily practice for those patients that are not quite ready for a surgical facelift as well as an adjunct to her daily surgeries.

"People ask me why a plastic surgeon would be so excited about a so-called 'liquid facelift' and it's simply because I am seeing the results every day and my patients are happy," Saltz claims. She also goes on to say that when performing a t for over 15 years, and is board certified in cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. She is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

    Contact:
    Betsy Fitzpatrick
    858-452-2066
    betsy@ljcsc.com

SOURCE La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre


'/>"/>
SOURCE La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. For Rare Blood Disorder, Pumping Iron Is the Cure
2. Free For All on Leap Day to Get Hearts Pumping!
3. Aging heart changes shape, shrinks and loses pumping function too
4. Versus Technology Provides Real-Time Patient Flow and Volume Management to Eastern Maine Medical Centers New Imaging Center
5. Reportlinker Adds Medical Imaging Markets, Volume I: Radiography (X-Ray, Digital X-Ray, Fluoroscopy, Mammography, and CT Markets) Report
6. Dataspace and Central Michigan University Introduce Patient Volume Forecaster
7. Evaluation of standard liver volume formula for Chinese adults
8. Sequoia Hospital Announces High Volume Cardiac Arrhythmia Program
9. Pump Up The Volume: Equinox Releases Exclusive Celebrity Playlists
10. Carefxs New Referral Management Solution Increases Hospital Referral Volume, Enhances Collaboration Among Specialists, PCPs and Patients
11. Lung volume reduction surgery shown to prolong and improve life for some emphysema patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... edge technology to revolutionize the emergency ambulance transport experience for the millions of ... of how Uber has disrupted the taxi industry through the use of technology. ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios ... X. , "Film editors can give their videos a whole new perspective by using ... - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, ... their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the ... Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We ... new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter of indulgence ... high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set the bar ... from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to set low expectations is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , June 24, ... GBT ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel ... with significant unmet needs, today announced the closing ... 6,400,000 shares of common stock, at the public ... the shares in the offering were offered by ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 The Academy of ... recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to ... entities that make formulary and coverage decisions, a move ... of new medicines. The recommendations address restrictions ... appear on the drug label, a prohibition that hinders ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- According to a new market research ... Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, ... Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & Global Forecasts to ... for the forecast period of 2016 to 2021. This ... 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in 2016, growing at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: