I'm 19 days after one vial of Sculptra. I had big swelling at the beginning which was slowly going down for about two weeks. Now I still see some fullness in my face , which defintely didn't go back to the state from before injection. I'm not sure if its still some edema or maybe already growth. At this moment I'm already a bit overfilled, and if I start to grow I will be definitely too full. If I don't get any more sculptra will my result start to fade faster.
I had only one vial of sculptra. If don't get more, how long will it take to my result (which I'm not happy with) to wear off?
Doctor Answers 2
Sculptra and edema
Sculptra is an amazing product and the full effect of each injection takes 4 to 6 weeks to determine. After 19 days you may still be somewhat swollen although this would be unusual. I would return to the treating physician for examination but I have not seen full correction or over-correction after one one vial in a single treatment.
It can take 1-2 months to see the final effect from a Sculptra treatment and it would be unusual for one treatment with one vial to cause overfill. You definitely could still have some swelling resolving at this point, so I would just give it a little more time before making a decision as to having more or not.