Dr. John Hilinski discusses the unique properties of Sculptra Aesthetic and how this unique injectable can deliver natural-looking rejuvenation by restoring lost collagen.
San Diego, CA – Injectables like BOTOX® Cosmetic or dermal fillers have become popular nonsurgical methods of combating lines and wrinkles. While these cosmetic injectable options can provide beautiful results, Dr. John Hilinski, a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon in San Diego, is excited to offer a third type of injectable that rejuvenates the face by acting as a “bio-stimulant,” activating the body’s production of collagen. With Sculptra® Aesthetic, he explains that his patients can achieve a youthful and revitalized appearance as the formula strengthens the deeper layers of the skin for results that can look exceptionally natural.
Sculptra® Aesthetic differs from dermal fillers by employing poly-L-lactic acid to rejuvenate the skin. According to Dr. Hilinski, “When this active ingredient begins to stimulate your body’s natural collagen production pathway, many of the common signs of age can be gradually reversed.” As the deeper layers of skin continue to be reinforced by the production of new collagen, he says patients can observe their fine lines, wrinkles, and facial creases begin to disappear.
Dr. Hilinski highlights that though Sculptra® Aesthetic injections can serve as an effective anti-aging treatment, patients may not notice the results immediately. Since the production of new collagen typically takes some time to noticeably reinforce the structure of the skin, patients will likely see the quality of their skin improve a few weeks from the time of their initial injection. To maximize the results of this treatment, Dr. Hilinski usually recommends a series of several injections spaced out over many weeks.
An additional benefit of the injectable is how long the results of Sculptra® Aesthetic last. While the results of BOTOX® Cosmetic last about three to four months and many dermal fillers can keep the skin smooth for about six months, the results of Sculptra® Aesthetic can last for approximately two years. “If you are looking for a nonsurgical method of facial rejuvenation,” says Dr. Hilinski, “Sculptra® Aesthetic is a great alternative to BOTOX® Cosmetic and traditional dermal fillers that can give you younger-looking skin and long-lasting results.”
About John Hilinski, MD
Dr. Hilinski earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He then went on to complete a General Surgery internship, as well as a Head and Neck Surgery residency and chief residency at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center. Dr. Hilinski has also completed a National Institutes of Health Research fellowship at the University of California, San Diego Cancer Center and a Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at the University of Illinois, Chicago Medical Center. In addition to his double board certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery, he is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Hilinski is available for interview upon request.
Dr. John Hilinski
3720 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103