How does Sculptra® Aesthetic work?

It is injected below the surface of the skin in the area of fat loss. Sculptra®Aesthetic provides a gradual increase in skin thickness by stimulating regrowth of you own soft tissue or collagen. Visible results appear within the first few treatment sessions. Sculptra® Aesthetic will not correct the underlying cause of the facial fat loss, but will help improve the appearance by increasing skin thickness in the treated area.

Do I need a skin test before being treated?

No skin testing is required prior to use.

Are the results immediate?

No, results are gradual and take 8 to 10 months to see final results. However, we often see early responses within 6 to 8 weeks.

How long do Sculptra® Aesthetic treatments last?

The results usually last up to 2 years and often can extend to 3 to 4 years. When the results begin to wear off, it is a gradual process which can be reversed by a small amount of Sculptra® Aesthetic.

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Due to Covid-19, non-essential skin condition appointments will be rescheduled and our offices will be closed until further notice. Our phone lines are still open to receive incoming calls for urgent matters and refills. Please keep in mind that refills will be answered within 24-48 hours from initial call.

We are also offering TeleMedicine as an alternative for those patients who want to keep in touch but do not require in-person care. Most insurances will be honored as usual. TeleMedicine appointments are digital visits, performed from the comfort of your home using your cell phone, tablet or camera-enabled computer. You will be able to speak with and see your provider in real-time. The provider will ask you to use your camera to show them the rash, spot, or condition you are concerned about, and will proceed to counsel you and prescribe medications as applicable, just like an in-office visit.

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