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What Documents Stating That Sculptra Build Collagen?

Is it any documents about any biopsy done to prove that Sculptra really trigger collagen production? Don't believe there is. Like to know.

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Sculptra builds collagen

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Sculptra has done histologic studies on its ability to build collagen.  You can visit their web site or contact the company directly for more information.  Sculptra is a biostimulator and was used first on patients who had facial wasting in their face to build up these patients' own collagen.


New York Dermatologist
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Sculptra and Collagen?

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Thank you for your question. Cream Maker in LV, In order to make claims of "collagen building" by a manufacturer, they have to be reviewed by the FDA, and the product has to be proven to actually build collagen before they can make the claim, and have it p[printed on the promotional material. Numerous studies have been done, and are available at the Sculptra Website. Space does not going into detail about the details of each study, but there are several, and it really does build collagen. The amount does vary from person to person, and there are some with minimal benefit, but it does build collagen for the majority of people who use it. You can find all the technical details of the study at the Sculptra website. I hope this helps.

Vivek Bansal, MD
Danville Plastic Surgeon
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Sculptra Stimulates New Collagen Formation

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Hi Cream,

Histological studies have shown that there is new collagen formation in areas where Sculptra has been injected.  I believe that histological examination of wounds closed with absorbable sutures made of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (which is what Sculptra is) have shown new collagen formation where the sutures have been absorbed.  Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Michael A. Persky, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

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Research on Sculptra for Collagen Production

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Hi Cream Maker.  You can click on the link below to a research study showing collagen production after the use of Sculptra.  

Harold J. Kaplan, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

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