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Can Sculptra Injection Cause Vitritous?

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Can Sculptra cause vitreitis

Unless someone accidentally injects Sculptra into your eyeball, it is not possible for Sculptra injections to cause vitreitis.

South Burlington Dermatologic Surgeon
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Sculptra does not cause vitreitis

Vitreitis is an inflammatory reaction of the vitreous body (the gel that fills the posterior chamber of the eye or the hyaloid membrane as a result of a disease in the adjacent eye structures, such as the ciliary body, the choroid or the retina, which causes infiltration of cells into the vitreous. Patients complain of floaters and/or blurred vision.

Scuptra injections are not placed anywhere within the eye or any structures that can affect the vitreous body.  Therefore it should not cause inflammation of the vitreous.  A search of Medline does not reveal any reports of Sculptra affecting the vitreous in any way.

I recommend a consultation with a board-certified ophthalmologist to determine the cause of your symptoms.

Emily Altman, MD
Short Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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