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Sculptra® London

Sculptra is a fantastic injectable treatment that works to help correct a variety of facial imperfections such as scars, wrinkles, and lost volume. Sculptra’s unique collagen stimulating properties aim to combat the underlying causes of ageing, whilst boosting the skin’s vitality and radiance.

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Treatment Time 20-30 mins, depending on areas treated

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Duration of Results 12 months

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Results Course of 1-2 treatments recommended

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Downtime None


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Sculptra®-  The longer-lasting, more progressive dermal filler Sculptra® works by regenerating your own facial collagen, which replaces lost facial volume over time. 

The protein collagen, which your body manufactures to give your skin a firm and youthful appearance, slows down around age 25 and causes facial volume loss. 

By encouraging collagen synthesis once more, Sculptra® helps restore the balance. This procedure can be used to cure loss of facial volume brought on by the ageing process or drastic weight loss, as well as to gradually and safely remove lines, wrinkles, and folds.

The core component of Sculptra®, poly-l-lactic acid, has been used medically for over 25 years to cure and correct facial scars and contour flaws. 

A blunt needle, known as a cannula, is used to inject Sculptra® in order to prevent bruising and blood vessel damage. 


A series of treatments is necessary to get started, and the quantity depends on your age and skin condition. Due to the product’s initial swelling and water content, the fullness is noticeable right away; however, you will notice a decline in size after a few days.

The majority of the face is treated with Sculptra (except on the forehead and above the lips). Cheekbones, temples, the infra-malar region, the chin, the prejowl sulcus, and marionette lines are common locations for application. 


Infraorbital regions and the lateral brow are among the more advanced areas. Numerous inventive applications have been recorded for the treatment of chest wall, conspicuous facial asymmetry, varicella scars, deep acne scarring, and the dorsum of the hands. 


For deep tissue filling or in the dermal subcutaneous junction, Sculptra is the best option to smooth and soften lines and wrinkles, restore facial volume, and shape the face naturally. It is not intended for intradermal injection.

Sculptra® Treats: 

  • Deeper wrinkles, lines or folds
  • Hollow areas e.g. gaunt cheeks, temples
  • Cheekbones – to add definition
  • Jowls – to lift up saggy jowls

*Sculptra has a unique mechanism to stimulate your body’s own collagen production over a four to 6month period post treatment, due to the gradual improvements  is not noticeable you have undertaken a procedure.

*Minimal downtime

*Results typically lasting 2-3 years, making Sculptra® on of the longest lasting injectable treatments


Recently sculptra has been used for the following off-label (not included in their FDA approval) :

1.Contour buttocks, for subtle volume

2.Define thighs




6.Fill cellulite dimples


Men and women of all ages who want to reduce the look of sunken cheeks, deep wrinkles, deep folds around the mouth and nose, facial asymmetry, facial scars, deep acne scars, and loose skin may benefit from Sculptra treatment.

In the 20s: After slowing down, collagen synthesis goes inactive. 

Starting Sculptra now will help to tighten the skin and maintain the collagen reserves.

In the 30s/ 40s: Sculptra is the best treatment for permanent wrinkle and line reduction. 

It boosts collagen production and increases cheek volume naturally.

In the 50s and onward:  Sculptra is ideal to restore facial contours and volume and correct facial laxity and improve the jaw line and other areas.

Patients can achieve full face lifting without the need for aggressive surgery with the results lasting up to 5 years.

A review at our clinic has shown that the improvements obtained with Sculptra have lasted for up to 2-5 years. Treatment usually consists of 2 to 4 sessions lasting up to half an hour; usually 2-3 weeks apart with no ‘downtime’.

Side Effects:

  • Possible side effects of a Sculptra treatment 
  •  Bruising,
  •  Asymmetry, 
  • Development of nodules under the skin.


How soon will you see results from sculptra

Results from Sculptra are typically visible about three months after the initial treatment. Optimum results usually occur between 4 and 6 months following the first treatment due to the production of collagen synthesis.


How long does Sculptra Aesthetic last

The duration of Sculptra Aesthetic varies based on an individual’s metabolism. On average, Sculptra lasts about two to three years, in contrast to hyaluronic fillers, which typically last between six to eighteen months.



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