Key Features of Sculptra

  • Gradual Results: Unlike other dermal fillers that provide immediate results, Sculptra works gradually. It stimulates collagen production in the skin, leading to a natural-looking improvement over several months.
  • Longevity: Sculptra’s effects can last up to two years or more, which is longer than many other fillers.
  • Uses: Sculptra is primarily used to treat deeper facial wrinkles, folds, and volume loss, particularly in the cheeks and around the temples. It is also sometimes used for non-surgical buttock augmentation and to improve skin texture.
  • Treatment Process: The treatment typically involves multiple sessions spaced a few weeks apart. The number of sessions required depends on the individual’s needs and the extent of volume loss.
  • Procedure: During the procedure, the area to be treated is cleaned, and a topical or local anesthetic may be applied to minimize discomfort. Sculptra is then injected into the deeper layers of the skin using a fine needle or cannula.
  • Recovery: Post-treatment, patients might experience mild swelling, redness, or bruising at the injection sites, but these side effects usually resolve within a few days. Most people can resume their normal activities immediately after the procedure.
  • Safety: Sculptra is considered safe when administered by a qualified healthcare provider. However, as with any injectable treatment, there are potential risks and side effects, including lumps, asymmetry, or granulomas (small bumps under the skin).

Benefits of Sculptra

  • Natural-looking results: By stimulating collagen production, Sculptra provides gradual and natural-looking results that improve over time.
  • Durability: The results of Sculptra can last significantly longer than many other fillers.
  • Collagen Stimulation: It not only adds volume but also improves the overall quality and texture of the skin by stimulating collagen growth.


  • Multiple Sessions: Since results appear gradually, multiple treatment sessions are usually necessary.
  • Cost: Sculptra can be more expensive than other fillers due to the number of sessions required and its long-lasting results.

Choosing a Practitioner

It is important to choose a licensed healthcare provider with experience in administering Sculptra to ensure safety and optimal results. Look for practitioners with good reviews and a portfolio of before-and-after photos of previous patients.

If you have further questions or need personalized advice, consulting with a qualified healthcare provider is recommended. Call us at (424) 282-0230 today!

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