Explaining Sculptra (#2 of 4)

We are all concerned about how long things like Juvederm or Sculptra last. No one wants to be constantly having to come in for maintenance. And these treatments are expensive, so consideration of time/cost/longevity are important.

There are several different forms of both Juvederm and Restylane. Generally though, they last 4-9 months depending on the site and certain individual factors. Sculptra, lasts much longer but doesn’t act instantly. It takes effect over 2-3 months. Usually an initial series of 2-3 treatments is needed, but then maintenance is often just once a year.

See Dr. Irwin’s Guide to Fillers, like Juvederm and Restylane

See Dr. Irwin’s Guide to Sculptra

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