Sculptra® is an FDA-approved injectable cosmetic filler that can return volume to your face, which loses volume as you age. Sculptra® works subtly and increasingly over time to produce a younger-looking appearance. Unlike other fillers, Sculptra® is made with a biocompatible, biodegradable, synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid, which helps stimulate your skin’s natural collagen production to help restore its inner structure.
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On average, three injection appointments are needed over a few months. The number of injections and injections per appointment varies from person to person, depending on how much collagen has been lost. Schedule your consultation today at Clarity Medical Spa in San Jose to learn how Sculptra® may help restore your facial volume. Give us a call at (408) 599-3088.
Sculptra Aesthetic is used to correct shallow to deep wrinkles and folds on the face. Administered with the appropriate injection technique from a trained specialist, Sculptra Aesthetic is clinically approved for:
On average, a series of three treatment sessions over the course of a few months may be needed. The number of injections at each session will vary, depending on the degree of correction needed and the treatment plan determined by you and your specialist.
Sculptra Aesthetic is designed to give you noticeable results that emerge gradually and can last more than two years.* Don’t be disappointed if you don’t see immediate results. A few days after treatment, you may look as you did before treatment. This is normal and temporary. The Sculptra Aesthetic regimen delivers its full effects with an average of three treatment sessions over the course of a few months. Because results happen gradually, you’ll see subtle yet noticeable results in reduced facial wrinkles and folds by comparing images before treatment and a couple of months following treatment.**
*Individual results and treatment sessions may vary. The clinical trial ended at 25 months. **Safety and effectiveness of Sculptra Aesthetic have not been evaluated in areas other than nasolabial wrinkles and folds.
If there are no complications, you may apply makeup several hours after treatment. Be sure to consult your doctor after treatment.
Sculptra Aesthetic is FDA approved in the United States and has been used worldwide since 1999. Sculptra Aesthetic is made of a synthetic material called poly-L-lactic acid that is absorbed naturally by the body and has been used for years in dissolvable stitches.
Since Sculptra Aesthetic does not contain any human or animal components, no allergy testing is needed prior to treatments.
Side effects reported include injection site pain, redness, bruising, tenderness, itching and lumps, bleeding or swelling. Small bumps under the skin can sometimes be noticeable when pressing on the treated area. Larger lumps, with or without inflammation, have also been reported.
The types and duration of side effects may vary. If you are experiencing side effects, talk to your doctor.
Specialists who have been trained to inject Sculptra Aesthetic and are licensed to practice within the state may administer treatment. This can include physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and other trained personnel.
Galderma offers an extensive training program because we believe that proper injection technique and aftercare are crucial to optimizing patient outcomes.
Training sessions are led by experienced Sculptra Aesthetic specialists nationwide, offering a unique opportunity for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and facial plastic surgeons to learn from their peers in a hands-on forum.
The training program undergoes continuous observation and refinement as the number of trained specialists grows. The goal is to help optimize patient outcomes.