Sculptra is the application of poly-l-latic acid. This history of use within the body by the medical profession over the past 20 years. Since 1999 Sculptra has been used on over 150,000 patients all over the world. It is an injectable treatment, however it does not work in the same way as a dermal filler.
The Sculptra is injected deep into the lower layers of the skin to create a lattice, or matrix, structure that allows the body’s own collagen to build up, creating volume and thickness. Gradually, over a 6 month period following the treatments, the patient’s facial structure will develop a smoothing effect and the appearance of wrinkles, lines and folds will be significantly minimised.
Sculptra is inert, will not impact on the patient’s wellbeing, is long lasting and biodegradable.
Sculptra contains a local anaesthetic to minimise any discomfort at time of application.