Sculptra is a synthetic Poly-L-lactic acid material. The material has been commonly used in dissolvable stitches and soft tissue implants. A natural form of Poly-L-lactic acid is produced in our muscles during exercise. The material works to gradually produce increasing thickness of the skin. The material is biocompatible and can be dissolved by the body.
of a few
(up to two years), treatments have to be repeated in future years to maintain the benefit.
Recovery after Sculptra
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Possible Complications and Risks of Sculptra
last up to
Alternative and Additional Treatments
There may be alternative treatment options, depending on your condition. Other minimally invasive procedures include Collagen, Restylane, Radiesse, and Fat Fillers. For severe signs of aging, surgical procedures may be more appropriate, such as a facelift. Your doctor may recommend additional treatments in conjunction with Sculptra, such as chemical peel, laser skin resurfacing or microdermabrasion.