Sculptra is a new product, widespread in the United States and coming to Brazil! It is a product that has the property of stimulating the formation and renewal of collagen in our skin. It can be used in the volumizing of the face and in the treatment of sagging skin on both the face and the body, being very effective in the treatment of the dreaded cellulites in the legs and buttocks of patients. The result is a firmer and more natural skin, a face with a younger and healthier appearance and legs with more homogeneous contours free from the depressions that torment the lives of many patients. - Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sculptra?
Sculptra is a revolutionary product consisting of poly-L-lactic acid, used in an injectable form, and which has been used with great success to improve the quality of the skin, indicated mainly to treat flaccidity in several areas of the body such as arms, buttocks and thighs, reducing cellulite in these regions and making the skin firmer. Widely used to replace the loss of fat on the face, common in HIV patients, leaving the face more volumized and correcting depressions.
What are the main benefits of using Sculptra?
One of the main advantages is the fact that it is fully absorbed by the body after a period of 18 to 24 months. Because it is biocompatible, there is no risk of allergies or reactions such as granuloma formation. It is a product that is easy to apply and very safe for the patient.
How many Sculptra sessions should I do?
The number of sessions varies according to the indication of each patient. It can vary from one to three sessions, but in the vast majority of cases the expected result is achieved in the third session. The sessions are scheduled in an interval of 30 days between applications. The difference between before and after is impressive, causing a substantial improvement in the quality of the skin.
How is the application of Sculptra?
Sculptra is applied via a needle. An anesthetic cream is applied 30 minutes before the procedure and ice packs, which makes it a painless application, as in addition to the product there is an anesthesia in its preparation.
What precautions should I take after applying Sculptra?
It is important to avoid sun exposure for 7 days after the procedure and if you do use the sunscreen protection of a factor greater than 30. We recommend that in the first week after the procedure, massage the treated area twice a day for 5 minutes.