A Sculptra problem in the midwest – who to see???

I have used injectables for years with little incidence. But in April, I had sculptra injected below my right eye. About 3 weeks later I had a bump appear on my right cheek, no where near the injection site? It's about the size of a dime and is soft. I can't feel any hardness under the skin. The lump is pale, slightly lighter than my skin color. I have had Vitrase injected 4 times without any significant decrease in volume? Can sculptra migrate? I am from Ohio, but was wondering if you could recommend a doctor in New York. I am willing to go anywhere for a resolution. Thank you

I’m sad this happened to you and it’s possible that this isn’t due to Sculptra because it doesn’t usually migrate, but it makes sense to travel to an expert to really get this sorted out.


After discussing this also with another collegue of mine in Los Angeles who works frequently with Sculptra, we both think you should see Dr. C. William Hanke in Indiana. You can obtain his contact info from our regional guide to excellent cosmetic dermatologists.


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