As a synthetic compound, Sculptra is injected into the body where it progressively thickens the skin. The fat is replaced by volume so that the loss of fat is no longer noticeable. Since Sculptra is composed entirely of poly-L-lactic acid which is a synthetic material no skin test is required for use in patients. The elimination of the testing process ensures Sculptra as a more efficient form of treatment. Used internationally since 1999, Sculptra has helped an estimated 150,000 patients in over 30 countries. The treatment became widespread due to its consistent and lasting results. In May 2002 Dermik Laboratories, a United States company, acquired Sculptra and since then it has become a popular method for treating Lipoatrophy in this country. The FDA approved Sculptra in the United States on August 3, 2004.Request a Consultation
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The Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and MedSpa
Dr. Sanjay Grover is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He received his post-graduate training in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Stanford University. He was selected for this highly competitive and prestigious "combined" training program upon concluding medical school. Following his training at Stanford, Dr. Grover completed an additional elective fellowship in Aesthetic and Oculoplastic Surgery at the renowned Paces Plastic Surgery Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Grover understands that the selection of a plastic surgeon is an extremely important decision for any prospective plastic surgery patient. As such, he endeavors to provide each of his patients with both personalized attention and surgical excellence. He is well-versed in the latest plastic surgery and laser techniques.
Dr. Grover's Background
Education/Training Undergraduate Studies: University of California, Los Angeles Medical School: University of California, San Diego General Surgery Training: Stanford University Plastic Surgery Training: Stanford University Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship: PACES Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, GA
Memberships Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery American Society Of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) American Society Of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery(ASAPS) American College Of Surgeons (ACS)
Press Good Day LA, "Style File" With Jillian Barbieri, "Non-Ablative Laser Resurfacing" August 31, 2002 Hospital Affiliations Hoag Memorial Hospital - Newport Beach, California Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center - Mission Viejo, California Irvine Regional Medical Hospital - Irvine, California Century City Hospital - Los Angeles, California
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