U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved for the treatment of nasolabial folds, pyriform space, preauricular wrinkles,
marionette lines and sub-malar hollowing. Sculptra Aesthetic is considered safe and effective for most patients. Because it works gradually, patients achieve a more youthful, natural-looking appearance with subtle, yet noticeable, results. Although not FDA-approved to treat them, Sculptra Aesthetic can be can be used to treat volume loss in the temples and cheeks. Because it contains no animal, human or bacterial components, allergy testing is not necessary prior to treatment. There is little-to-no downtime after receiving Sculptra injections; most patients return to their normal activities immediately.
Sculptra’s main ingredient is alpha hydroxy acid or poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA). It is a safe and long-lasting synthetic product.
There are rarely any side effects from Sculptra injections. Sculptra’s results are not noticeable right away, but the product works to help the skin produce more collagen and look younger over time.
It all depends on the injector, the area you are having injected and where the medspa is located.
Many patients have seen results with Sculptra for up to two years. Take good care of your skin and Sculptra injections may last longer.
It generally takes about four to eight weeks to see Sculptra results.