WHAT IS SCULPTRA?
Sculptra is an FDA-approved biostimulator that helps restore facial volume gradually through natural collagen production in your body. Results can last up to 2 years. Sculptra is biodegradable and biocompatible.
HOW DOES SCULPTRA WORK?
Sculptra is a poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) collagen stimulator and can be injected into the appropriate dermal layer. As PLLA particles are absorbed in the deep dermis, they stimulate collagen production and restore facial volume.
HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FROM HA DERMAL FILLERS?
|Sculptra||Hyaluronic Acid Fillers|
|Helps stimulate your own natural collagen production over time||Works immediately upon injection to fill in lines and folds|
|Helps reinforce skin’s inner structure and increase facial volume due to aging||Helps diminish lines by pushing up the deeper layers of skin beneath lines|
|Lasts up to 2 years||Lasts up to 6-12 months|
|Comes with 9 cc per vial||Comes with 1 cc per syringe|
|Gradual volume increase after 2 months||Instant volume increase|
HOW MANY TREATMENTS DO I NEED?
The number of infections and amount of Sculptra each person needs to meet their desired goal vary from person to person.
WHERE CAN I RECEIVE SCULPTRA?
Cheeks, temples, nasolabial folds, and marionette lines.
WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF SCULPTRA?
Redness, swelling, tenderness, bruising can occur for a few days to 2 weeks. Rarely, lumps can occur if not massaged properly but they also go away gradually.
HOW MANY CC’S DO I GET?
One vial of sculptra yields a total 9 cc’s of product.