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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by anon
The results of the Sculptra treatment are not reversible. So if there are any unwanted results, you will unfortunately have to wait for the Sculptra to resolves on its own.
The filler Sculptra®, or New-Fill™, was at one time considered an important agent in managing facial fat loss in HIV+ patients. Prior to FDA approval, it was used in a clandestine manner. In clinical trials evaluating this agent for correction of fat loss in HIV+ patients although the study patients were for the most part satisfied, up to 50% of the injected individuals developed some degree of lumpiness in the treated areas. Furthermore, these lumps are often far from invisible....
The most frequent reason patients do not like the result is either undertreatment or the need for another product to balance the results. In many, many injections we have yet to see a patient where the problem was too much volumn rather than the need for a more balanced approach. Dr. Mayl Fort Lauderdale
Since you do not like your results from Sculptra injections and they are not reversible, you will have to wait until they resolve on their own over time. The increase in volume from Sculptra injections is gradual, starting 3 months after the injection and achieving a maximum at approximately 5 to 6 months post injection. Sculptra is degraded into water and carbon dioxide over approximately 9 to 24 months. Newly formed collagen remains and the cosmetic augmentation has been noted to last...