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About treatments such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra. Is this the only way?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Many options
There are many options for facial fillers and enhancement.
There are different applications for the different fillers that are fda approved. Some are better in certain places. You should consult with an experienced surgeon or provider.

In brief: Many options
There are many options for facial fillers and enhancement.
There are different applications for the different fillers that are fda approved. Some are better in certain places. You should consult with an experienced surgeon or provider.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Fillers
Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra are great products in experienced hands.
Whether they are "the only way" depends on what you are treating. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.

In brief: Fillers
Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra are great products in experienced hands.
Whether they are "the only way" depends on what you are treating. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cosmetic treatments
What treatment to use depends on what the problem areas are.
Most skin changes we know as "aging" are due to volume loss in facial skin, soft tissues & bones. To make the face more youthful-looking, this loss is replaced with fillers. Lasers can be used for skin tightening, correcting redness and brown spots and generating new collagen. Botox relaxes facial muscles and smooths dynamic wrinkles.

In brief: Cosmetic treatments
What treatment to use depends on what the problem areas are.
Most skin changes we know as "aging" are due to volume loss in facial skin, soft tissues & bones. To make the face more youthful-looking, this loss is replaced with fillers. Lasers can be used for skin tightening, correcting redness and brown spots and generating new collagen. Botox relaxes facial muscles and smooths dynamic wrinkles.
Dr. Emily Altman
Dr. Emily Altman
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Dr. Behrooz Torkian
Depending on your phase of aging, and amount of volume you need to meet your goals, fat grafting may also be a good option.
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
There are other fillers that vary in cost and duration of correction.
Fat transfer is another option as well.

In brief: Depends
There are other fillers that vary in cost and duration of correction.
Fat transfer is another option as well.
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
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Dr. Houtan Chaboki
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: Cosmetic options
Both Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra are great options to reverse the signs of aging.
Both rejuvenate by adding volume. Results with Restylane (dermal fillers) are immediate and last several months. Results with sculptra take several weeks to develop, but last a year or longer. Other non-surgical options include juvederm and radiesse. Each of these fillers have advantages and disadvantages.

In brief: Cosmetic options
Both Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra are great options to reverse the signs of aging.
Both rejuvenate by adding volume. Results with Restylane (dermal fillers) are immediate and last several months. Results with sculptra take several weeks to develop, but last a year or longer. Other non-surgical options include juvederm and radiesse. Each of these fillers have advantages and disadvantages.
Dr. Houtan Chaboki
Dr. Houtan Chaboki
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Volume restoration
The best means of rejuvenating your face depends on your appearance and what you would like to improve.
There are 3 levels of intervention. Everyone benefits from good skin care: at a minimum, i recommend tns serum and sunblock. Next there are office injectable treatments like botox, restylane, (dermal fillers) sculptra w/ minimal downtime. Finally there are procedures w/ some downtime (lasers, surgery, etc).

In brief: Volume restoration
The best means of rejuvenating your face depends on your appearance and what you would like to improve.
There are 3 levels of intervention. Everyone benefits from good skin care: at a minimum, i recommend tns serum and sunblock. Next there are office injectable treatments like botox, restylane, (dermal fillers) sculptra w/ minimal downtime. Finally there are procedures w/ some downtime (lasers, surgery, etc).
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. J David Holcomb
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: NO
Restylane (dermal fillers) is an injectable filler and sculptra is a facial volumizer. Other methods of adding volume to the face include Radiesse or juvederm injections, fat injections/transfer and facial implants.

In brief: NO
Restylane (dermal fillers) is an injectable filler and sculptra is a facial volumizer. Other methods of adding volume to the face include Radiesse or juvederm injections, fat injections/transfer and facial implants.
Dr. J David Holcomb
Dr. J David Holcomb
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