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Is Sculptra for me?

21st October 2013

It's time we banished deep lines and wrinkles from our life, and won the battle against these with Sculptra™. It works through a series of injections, which instantly fill the depressed areas of the face caused by ageing skin such as hollowed cheeks and sunken eyes. Below are a few pros and cons of this skin rejuvenation treatment, which will help you decide whether it’s a treatment for you or not!


Sculptra™ is a safe, synthetic and biocompatible material used to restore volume in areas of facial fat loss and is also used for anti-ageing purposes. When Sculptra™ is injected into the skin it essentially increases collagen production with more collagen being naturally produced, adding volume to correct indentations, wrinkles or folds.

Sculptra™ is a relatively thick substance, where the plumping effect can last up to two years, making it a greatly cost-effective treatment in the long run.


Some of the possible side effects of Sculptra™ can include redness, swelling, tenderness or slight bruising. However, the risk of bumps is lessened by correct preparation of Sculptra™, accurate placement of the injections and regular massage of the treated areas. The good news is, that even if some bumps occur they will break down within days or sometimes couple of weeks.

Sculptra™ is now also available in our sk:n clinics, where our clients will always be our first priority. Let our sk:n specialists take you through a completely revitalised journey towards feeling like a beauty queen again!

To conclude...

It would be advisable to speak about, the pros and cons of this treatment with an experienced dermatologist in our sk:n clinics for greater understanding on Sculptra™. This will help you determine whether Sculptra™ is a treatment for you.

Generally, the pros of Sculptra out-weigh the cons, because its long lasting and durable effects as well as being a safe and biocompatible procedure.

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