Are two Sculptra treatments for the initial series enough?

Dr. Irwin, My dermatologist recommended 1 treatment with 2 injections of Scupltra. I have been reading that normally there are 3 treatments so I am wondering if 1 treatment would be sufficient.

You didn’t tell me your age!  So it really depends a lot on that and also where your body weight range is.   Low body weight women tend to need more.  And, the older we get, the more is needed for that initial series and to maintain it.  So there’s really no hard and fast rule to this.   If you are 38 years old with just the beginnings of volume loss a total of 2-3 vials spread over 2 treatments might be perfect.   If you are 65 to 70, you could need 8-10 vials spread over 3-4 treatments to get a good result.  It’s really a very individual estimate. Here is more information on Sculptra that you might find helpful.  Hope this helps.  Dr. I

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