Scuptra Overview

By RealSelf
  • Sculptra is an FDA-approved injectable dermal filler (poly-L-lactic acid, or PLLA) originally designed to combat facial fat loss (lipoatrophy) in people with HIV.
  • Sculptra was later approved for general use to volumize upper cheeks, temple areas, and deep wrinkles and folds. It is marketed as Sculptra Aesthetic.
  • Sculptra acts to stimulate collagen formation, which results in a gradual thickening of the skin. The treatment typically runs three or four sessions, each 4-6 weeks apart. Results of the treatment 
  • Side effects reported by RealSelf community members include lumps, bumps, granulomas, bruising, and other injection site-related irritation. 
  • Sculptra is not intended for injection in the areas around the eyes or in the lips.
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Chronic inflammation causing chronic infection. Repeated use of antibiotics and all the problems that go with that. It continues for years. It the doctor messed up there is nothing anyone can do to change that.
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