There has been a lot of talks about this new cosmetic treatment called Scupltra. Its said to restore collagen in the skin to return its fullness and firmness. The best part? You do not need to be eating pills, applying moisturizers or creams on your skin for a prolong period of time. Results are almost instant and visible with a few sessions. So there’s no wonder that many skin care clinics are offering these procedures in their practices. Here is a quick rundown on all the common questions people are asking about this non-invasive cosmetic treatment
What’s the treatment like?
Sculptra, which comes in a powder form is mixed with sterile water and injected deep into the sunken cheeks, skin folds and other areas of the face that require smoothing and re-contouring. The treatment is conducted under topical anaesthetic can be completed in less than an hour. The number of treatments will depend on the amount of collagen loss to you facial skin. Generally a patient required 3-6 treatments for best results. Your cosmetic physician will advice you on this area prior to treating you.
Are there any side-effects?
Usual side effects following treatments are swelling , itching, redness and bruising at the injection site. Your physician will advise you to massage the area regularly for about a week to minimise the risk of developing small lumps under the skin. It is reported that about 9% of patients experience lumps after treatment.However these lumps can also be treated therefore ensure you stay in touch with your physician post-treatment so that help is at hand always.
How long do results last?
Although results may take a few weeks to appear, they will last for about 2 years. A second follow-up treatment will be required to maintain the results. Since Sculptra gives you results for a long period of time, it is imperative that you seek the services of a thoroughly trained an experienced cosmetic physician. At our clinic, you will get the best and convenient services.