Will Not Pre-mixing Sculptra Cause Problems?
- Asked by learninitall in NYC
- 4 years ago
I would like to know if not pre-mixing the Sculptra powder 2 hours prior can cause problems down the road for me?
I also expected it to be painful as I have heard from other patients. It was not at all painful and I'm wondering if it was because it was not injected deeply enough? I did not have and prior numbing injections or cream.
NOT premixing is the cause of problems
I have been using Sculptra a long time. I have seen a lot of novice injectors cause a lot of complications. For best results, Sculptra should be mixed at least 2 days in advance to prevent lumps. It should be injected deeply. When mixed with anesthetic, it is totally painless. When in doubt, talk to a board certified, long-time injecting dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.