What does Sculptra treat?
Sculptra is used to correct shallow to deep wrinkles and folds on the face. Administered with the appropriate injection technique from a trained specialist, Sculptra is clinically approved for:
- Nasolabial folds
- Marionette lines
How many treatments are required?
On average, a series of three treatment sessions over the course of a few months may be needed. The number of injections at each session will vary, depending on the degree of correction needed and the treatment plan determined by you and your specialist.
How long after treatment can I apply makeup?
you may apply makeup several hours after treatment.
What are the side effects of Sculptra?
Sculptra is FDA approved in the United States and has been used worldwide since 1999. Sculptra is made of a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid that is absorbed naturally by the body and has been used for years in dissolvable stitches.
Since Sculptra does not contain any human or animal components, no allergy testing is needed prior to treatments.
Side effects include injection site pain, redness, bruising, tenderness, itching, lumps, bleeding, or swelling. Small bumps under the skin can sometimes be noticeable when pressing on the treated area. Larger lumps, with or without inflammation, have also been reported.