Sculptra is one of most popular dermal fillers in New York but one significant problem has been the lumps or bumps which can occur as a side effect of Sculptra injection.
Can you inject too much Sculptra?
“It is possible to overfill with Sculptra, even though it is your own collagen that is doing the filling out,” says Yone Tierney, Injection Specialist and Registered Nurse at Lucy Peters in NYC. “As with any filler, it is essential that the injector is not only experienced, but has done hundreds injections.”
Is Sculptra Aesthetic safe?
Yes, Sculptra is safe as it’s basically a stimulant for collagen production. It was approved by the FDA in 2004. It’s also been proven to not contain any kind of animal products or human DNA. However, Sculptra is not recommended for people who have allergies to the ingredients.
Where should you not inject Sculptra?
Sculptra Aesthetic should not be injected into the red area (vermillion) of the lip or in the periorbital area.
Is sculptra worth the money?
If you are looking for a more natural way to improve the appearance of your skin, and if you are seeking a more natural result, than I would say yes, it is worth the money. It’s important to remember that you could need 2-3 treatments spread a month apart to get the BEST results.
Is 2 vials of Sculptra enough?
No more than 2 vials can be injected into the skin at any given time, mostly because we don’t want to overwhelm the skin.
How long before I see results from Sculptra?
When will I see results? Because Sculptra stimulates your own body to produce collagen, this process takes time, typically around 6 weeks.
Does Sculptra lift the face?
Sculptra can be a good alternative to lift the facial tissues in patients who do not wish the long recovery, incisions or risks of a surgical facelift. Sculptra can additionally be combined with the Ultherapy non-surgical micro-facelift for additional tightening and lifting, particularly in the neck and lower face.
What can go wrong with Sculptra?
The most common side effects with Sculptra include injection site reactions, such as bruising (21%), pain (13%), swelling (10%), and redness (2%). Itching and heat sensation have also been reported. Injection site reactions tend to last 3 to 17 days, on average.
Can you be allergic to Sculptra?
Reduced Risk of Allergic Reaction
There is almost zero risk of having an allergic reaction to Sculptra® because its main ingredient, poly-L-lactic acid (PLA), is synthesized from lactic acid, which is present in the human body.
Does Sculptra look natural?
And that’s the secret to why Sculptra always looks amazingly natural. Because Sculptra merely induces a natural process to your body, the results will never look fake or dramatic. Just smooth, healthy-looking skin, as if the layers of your skin never got tired of actively producing collagen as you age!
Is sculptra safe long term?
It’s classified as a collagen stimulator that provides long-lasting, natural-looking results that can last up to two years. Sculptra is safe and effective but isn’t recommended for people with allergies to any of its ingredients or for those with medical conditions that cause irregular scarring.
How often should you get Sculptra?
Although Sculptra is designed to have results that last for up to two years at a time, most experts recommend having annual top-up treatments to maintain the correct level of collagen stimulation to continue enjoying results.
Can I sleep on my side after Sculptra?
facial asymmetries, volume of Sculptra injected and bleeding at each injection site. Initial swelling takes 2 weeks to settle. Swelling will be worse the first 24-48 hours. Sleeping propped up and icing can minimize this side effect.
Why do you have to massage your face after Sculptra?
After injecting, the Aesthetic Physician carries out a massage process. This stage is just as important as the injections, as the massage ensures that the injectable solution is smooth, level and evenly distributed inside the skin.
Does Sculptra make you look younger?
Sculptra gradually replaces lost collagen in your skin and gives you a younger, natural-looking appearance.
What should you not do before Sculptra?
– Avoid the use of Aspirin, NSAIDS, Ginko Biloba, Garlic Supplements, Green Tea, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamins A and E, and essential fatty acids for up to 1 week pre and post injection as they will increase your risk of bruising.
Is 2 vials of Sculptra enough for buttocks?
The cost of a Sculptra butt lift varies based on your unique aesthetic goals and the amount of volume you want to add to your buttocks. It is common to use up to 5 vials of Sculptra for each side of your buttocks. With 2-3 treatment sessions, this equates to 20-30 vials.
Which is better Juvederm or Sculptra?
Juvederm does not affect your natural collagen production. Sculptra does not necessarily “fill” the area under your skin, but instead works with your body to boost natural collagen. Both Juvederm and Sculptura can do wonders to help you achieve a youthful, natural look without surgery.
Is 1 vial of Sculptra enough?
With that being said, there is a pretty good rule of thumb to consider. The average client needs a vial per decade of age. Put another way, if you are 45, you will probably need four and a half vials of Sculptra BBL to achieve your desired aesthetic. If you are 60, you will probably need six vials.
Is sculptra better than fillers?
Instead of simply adding volume, it encourages the production of collagen in the body. Sculptra is injected deeper into the dermis than other fillers. Although a synthetic ingredient, poly-L-lactic acid is completely absorbed by the body over time.
Is sculptra good for under eyes?
Sculptra is the key to plumping hollow cheeks and sunken under eyes. It also improves the thickness of skin, taking thin and aging skin to firmer, more youthful looking skin. Since it works with your body’s own collagen to help it produce more, it helps the overall condition of the skin to improve itself.
Is Voluma better than Sculptra?
In regards to differences, Voluma is typically the better choice to help accentuate the cheeks. Sculptra is used primarily for filling the area in using a more broad approach. The results form Voluma will generally last around two years, while Sculptra results may last significantly longer than this.