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Reviews & Stories

Sculptra Asessment - Bedminster, NJ

I had a very bad Sculptra experience 19 months ago by another doctor. I have facial discoloration and on again off again swelling, burning. My facial shape is so off balance now due to poor injection placement. I saw Dr Janjua to assess possibilities for improvement. He is a honest man, very polite and suggested a chin implant. My concern was that once the Sculptra wears off (halaleujah... READ MORE

Distorted - Pennsylvania, PA

I am 9 months post Sculptra and have experienced a delayed immune response to this product. The injector was a dual board certified facial plastic surgeon. From the very beginning I noticed considerably more growth on the left cheek in comparison to the right cheek. Now I am experiencing constant burning and inflammation on the larger side. This is due to overfill on his part. I know this is... READ MORE

Questions from searching4

Should I Continue with Sculptra or Another Procedure for Marionette Lines and Jowls?

I had a sculptra treatment six weeks ago and now find that my cheeks are filling in they are large and drooping even more than before, It makes my marionette lines and jowls... READ MORE

Sculptra Under Eyes?

I had two vials of sculptra injected into my cheek area just under my eyes. Now my eyes look swollen because the malar bags are like pillows where he injected this stuff. Is... READ MORE

Can Any Procedure Balance out the Sculptra Overfill?

18 weeks ago I was injected with two vials of sculptra in the orbital cheek area and jaw. My face is so out of proportion now, I get stares everywhere I go. One cheek is... READ MORE

Does Sculptra Results Even Out?

I had two vials of Sculptra 7 months ago and now my left cheek is bigger than my right. Once the collagen is dissolved will the size difference even out or are my facial... READ MORE

Why Does Sculptra Make my Face Look Lumpy?

My Sculptra story began 8 months ago. 2 vials, one session. One cheekbone is higher than the other. The collagen growth is totally uneven giving me a lumpy appearance, (not... READ MORE

Does Sculptra Change Your Look Forever?

Hi, I was injected with two vials of Sculptra nine months ago and am very uneven, left side is much fuller than right side. Once the collagen finally reduces, will the facial... READ MORE

Sculptra Decomposition?

I need to word this in a different way, to get the true answer to my question. How long do the collagen effects last after Sculptra injections. Not the Sculptra itself, but the... READ MORE

Sculptra Edema?

I am 17 months post Sculptra. Although the volume is slowly decreasing, the treated areas are still swollen from edema. My face is not balanced, puffy under eyes, nasio lines... READ MORE

How long is Sculptra active?

Why do doctors say Sculptra remains active in the body for 6 to 12 months when inflammation can be a problem for years. Isn't the inflammation caused by the Sculptra particles? READ MORE

What type of doctor should I see for Sculptra complications?

I had 2 vials of Sculptra injected in my cheeks and around my jaw 27 months ago. This stuff continues to swell, burn and I have subcutaneous facial redness. This stuff is still... READ MORE

Is there any good doctor in Pennsylvania, New York or New Jersey that has experience treating Sculptra problems?

Is there any good doctor in Pennsylvania, New York or New Jersey that has experience treating Sculptra problems? I have on and off swelling throughout the day. The Sculptra (2... READ MORE

Sculptra lot number. Is it typical of doctors to not have this information available to their patients?

I had a very bad outcome with a Sculptra procedure almost three years ago. I requested my medical records. He could not locate the treatment record or the lot numer for the two... READ MORE

Will Sculptra in eyes dissolve over time?

I had two vials of Sculptra over 3 years ago. I am still having swelling and burning. The Sculptra has migrated to my eyes. I can see a clear, shiny substance in the tear... READ MORE

Are there any lasers that could reduce the amount of collagen in the skin due to Sculptra?

I am going on 4 years since I had Sculptra done. The collagen growth is excessive. Are there any laser treatments that could help with decreasing the volume? READ MORE

Had 2 vials of Sculptra 5 yrs ago. Had a huge response to it and face bloated. Why am I getting fluid pooled under the skin now?

Now it is breaking down into a fluid under the skin. I can push on it and see the fluid redistribute under the skin. Makeup doesn't cover it because it shines through. What is... READ MORE

How long do PLLA particles remain under the skin?

It seems that the doctors believe the Sculptra particles are gone by two years. Please check out the Sculptra Stein thesis published in 2014. A med student from Germany... READ MORE

Discussions started by searching4

Does anyone else suffer from long term swelling due to Sculptra injections?

Does anyone experience swelling from Sculptra injections?  I had two vials 17 months ago and although the volume is coming down ever so slowly, my face is constantly... READ MORE

Has anyone been disfigured by overcorrection of Sculptra and returned to pre Sculptra state?

I am at 22 months after Sculptra injections of only 2 vials and look so off balance and overvolumized.  Is there anyone who has gone through this and returned to... READ MORE

Recent comments from searching4

Yes, it is breaking down. I can tell by your photo. It looks like its growing but it softens and spreads out making your face look bigger. By year 3, I finally saw a small decrease in volume and the soft gush actually liquifies an... READ COMMENT

I didn't hear it but I felt this weird sensation of something fizzing under my skin. I emailed a biochemist earlier in the year who does not know anything about Sculptra, exclusively, but did say Poly l lactic acid breaks down into... READ COMMENT

And to clarify, it changed me as a person, mentally. I will never mess with my face again. Its much better now but I learned a very hard lesson. READ COMMENT

You are at the worst of it. No. Its not growing. The hard areas are breaking down into a gushy material. It turns into fluid and fills out the face as it disperses. Believe me, I've been there and am only trying to explain how this... READ COMMENT

What did he use to dissolve it? READ COMMENT