Sculptra Aesthetic is an injectable volume-replacement filler that treats wrinkles and can last up to six times longer than Botox. Plastic surgeons Dr. Drew Ordon and Dr. Ritu Chopra inject the filler into Melinda's face, with amazing results.
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New Wrinkle Erasing Treatment Travis Stork: It seems like everyday there's a new beauty breakthrough promising to turn back the clock. But now it may actually be true. Drew here with his colleague Dr. Ritu Chopra and their patient Melinda and you're going to tell us what it is right buddy? Andrew Ordon: That’s right, I'm going to have to talk and work at the same time hopefully I can do that. Travis Stork: You're good at that. Andrew Ordon: And you know the point we’re making here that this is an alternative, the Botox. Botox we know is another injectable. It’s blocking the action of the nerve. This is different. This is a filler. This is a volume replacement. She has lost volume in the face so Sculptura L-Poly Lactic Acid is what it is. We do this all the time working on a site because we know how much volume we’re going to put into each one of these areas. So-- Travis Stork: Alright, well you guys get started and Melinda you're numbed up right? Melinda: Definitely. Andrew Ordon: What are you going to do in the meantime Travis? Travis Stork: I'm going to watch you two do your brilliant work. And as you do this just walk us through what it is. Andrew Ordon: Okay, now this is a little different and that it’s a deep dermal injection. And the other thing is you're not superficial, you're deep, you're weaving. So what we’re going to do is well deeper than what we would do with a different type of filler. Travis Stork: How long does this treatment take Drew? Andrew Ordon: For us to do this? It’s going to take a couple of minutes. So first I'm going to go one direction and then I'm going to come in on another direction. Male: Are you feeling okay? Melinda: Mhmm. Male: Good. Travis Stork: And give me a thumbs up just to tell everyone that you're not feeling any pain right? Andrew Ordon: Good point. Travis Stork: Thumbs up, there we go. Andrew Ordon: Dr. Chopra did a nerve block for her before we started. Travis Stork: And this last up to six times longer is that right? Andrew Ordon: Well it does, and ideally manufacture cells repeat this three times over a couple of weeks and you can get results that lasts up to two years we know that Botox which is doing a little different thing blocking the action of the muscle that will only last about six months. And what we’re doing here you see that it’s a moderate to deep dermal injection that we need to crisscross and this is placed into the dermis, what it’s going to do is stimulate your own collagen. Alright, so you see I've gotten into this direction and I went perpendicular to plump that up. I'm now going to come in to the hollow of her cheek and I'm going to do this the same way. I'm going to do this in two directions. Travis Stork: And how much does a treatment like this cost you? Andrew Ordon: Okay, each one of these treatments is going to be anywhere from $300.00 to $500.00 and so you do the full course. So a little more expensive than other fillers and Botox but it will last longer. Travis Stork: Well fantastic. Andrew Ordon: Okay, and I'm just checking to make sure that the same amount of volume went in. Travis Stork: Both sides. Andrew Ordon: On both sides. She looks symmetrical. Well Melinda, we want you to have a seat on the end of the table okay? And we’re going to give a quick sneak peak. Now remember this is not the final result. This is going to get better over with time especially if she enhances the treatment by repeating it. But look at the difference. Travis Stork: Let’s look at the before picture. Andrew Ordon: The before picture. And now, I mean-- Travis Stork: Wow. Andrew Ordon: And Travis, this is not just you know injecting saline or lidocaine. This is a material what you see is pretty much what you're going to get. So that’s pretty cool. Travis Stork: Well I want people to look at what Melinda has to look forward to before and after images of people who had this procedure done and it really does eliminate those fine lines, incr

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