Sculptra vs. fat injections
Sculptra is best at filling deep defects in the face, such as those caused by AIDS facial hollowing. It is terrible, in my opinion, for the eye area, lips and any superficial area. We have had to operate on many patients who have formed Sculptra granulomas, permanent lumps in the face, hands, etc.
Fat injection has its own set of problems, with uneven take, lumpiness, visibility of grafts, etc.
In our practice we prefer LiveFill (TM) grafts, which are nontraumatized fat-fascial grafts. ...