Sculptra Safety

Sculptra Safety: Debunking Myths and Addressing Concerns

Sculptra is a popular non-surgical treatment that helps stimulate your skin’s natural collagen production to increase facial volume. Despite its popularity, there are several misconceptions and concerns about Sculptra safety and side effects. This blog post aims to debunk these myths and address your concerns.

Myth 1: Sculptra is Unsafe

Fact: Sculptra is FDA-approved and has safely used worldwide since 1999. It contains Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA), a biocompatible synthetic substance that stimulates collagen production. PLLA has used for many years in dissolvable stitches, so it’s safe for use in the body.

Myth 2: The Treatment is Painful

Fact: Like any injectable treatment, some discomfort can expect. However, a topical anesthetic applied before the procedure to minimize any pain. Most patients report feeling a slight sting or pinch during the injection.

Myth 3: Sculptra Causes Immediate Side Effects

Fact: Any injectable treatment can cause immediate side effects like swelling, redness, or bruising at the injection site. These are temporary and typically resolve within a few days.

Myth 4: Sculptra Results are Permanent

Fact: Sculptra provides long-lasting but not permanent results. The treatment stimulates your body’s collagen production, so results vary for each person. However, most patients enjoy the results for up to two years.

Choosing a Qualified Practitioner

Choosing a qualified practitioner is crucial for ensuring your safety and achieving the best results. At AIVI Aesthetics, our practitioners are highly trained and experienced in administering Sculptra treatments. We prioritize patient safety and satisfaction, ensuring you feel comfortable throughout your visit.


Sculptra facial injections are a safe and effective treatment for restoring facial volume and promoting collagen production. However, it’s essential to have all the facts before deciding on any cosmetic procedure.

At AIVI Aesthetics, we’re committed to providing you with safe, high-quality aesthetic treatments tailored to your needs. Contact us today to schedule a consultation or learn more about how Sculptra can benefit you.

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