What is the mechanism of action of Sculptra?
Sculptra is a dermal filler injected into the skin to smooth out face creases. It contains PLLA, a collagen activator that aids in the progressive restoration of fullness to face creases and folds. While you may see rapid benefits, it may take many months to see the full effect of Sculptra treatment.
At your initial meeting, Dr. Alhallak will collect your full medical history, including any medical diseases or allergies.
On the day of your initial Sculptra treatment, we will map and cleanse the injection sites on your skin. Moreover, to alleviate discomfort, we will apply a lidocaine gel and leave it on for 15 minutes. You should be able to resume your normal activities shortly after therapy. Dr. Kamal will communicate any special instructions to you.
Off-label uses, including the following:
Additionally, Sculptra has become a popular solution for people seeking to enhance their looks. We use Sculptra in the buttocks to provide definition and the appearance of more muscle mass to the:
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Case study 1032
This case shows a lovely lady in her 70s after receiving three vials of Sculptra. Dr. Alhallak used a mixture of water for injection and lidocaine to reconstitute the Sculptra. Then used a 25G blunt cannula to place the filler intradermally. This is a safe ad effective treatment if the patient is looking for natural and gradual improvement.