Can you use Sculptra in nasolabial folds?
Sculptra® and Static Wrinkles This particular substance is very effective at softening fine lines, but it rarely does much to address larger wrinkles, such as nasolabial folds. The active ingredient in Sculptra® is poly-L-lactic acid, a compound that creates an excellent framework for smooth and healthy skin.
How do you administer Sculptra?
Sculptra can be injected near sphincter muscles, only as long as it is injected deep to the muscle (preferably on periosteum) and the patient is encouraged to massage the injected area to keep the Sculptra seedlings spread evenly.
Where do you inject Sculptra?
Sculptra Aesthetic should be injected into the deep dermis. Superficial injections may be associated with small bumps and larger lumps under the skin in the treated area.
How deep should you inject Sculptra?
Injections should be deeper than the dermis and placed 0.5 to 1 cm apart. Inject 0.1 mL to 0.2 mL at each site.
What are the side effects of Sculptra?
The most common side effects with Sculptra include injection site reactions, such as bruising (21%), pain (13%), swelling (10%), and redness (2%). Itching and heat sensation have also been reported. Injection site reactions tend to last 3 to 17 days, on average.
Is sculptra better than Juvederm?
Juvederm does not affect your natural collagen production. Sculptra does not necessarily “fill” the area under your skin, but instead works with your body to boost natural collagen. Both Juvederm and Sculptura can do wonders to help you achieve a youthful, natural look without surgery.
Where should you not inject Sculptra?
Sculptra Aesthetic should not be injected into the red area (vermillion) of the lip or in the periorbital area.
Is 1 vial of Sculptra enough?
With that being said, there is a pretty good rule of thumb to consider. The average client needs a vial per decade of age. Put another way, if you are 45, you will probably need four and a half vials of Sculptra BBL to achieve your desired aesthetic. If you are 60, you will probably need six vials.
Can Sculptra go wrong?
Several side effects have been linked to Sculptra, including scarring, skin discoloration, nodules, lumps and granulomas. The product label says serious granulomas usually occur several months after injection, sometimes more than a year later.