Sculptra Demonstrates Result Lasting Two Years
Sculptra Aesthetic is more effective than Cosmoplast human-derived collagen and lasts as long as 25 months, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
233 patients were treated randomly with Cosmoplast or Sculptra Aesthetic at 3-week intervals. Injections were performed to reduce the appearance of the nasolabial folds – the lines that travel from the nose to the corner of the mouth. Post treatment visits were conducted at 3 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 9 months and 13 months after the final injection.
Highlights of the study:
- During post-operative evaluations, Sculptra scored much higher on the wrinkle assessment scale.
- When the patients treated with Sculptra were followed an additional 12 months, they exhibited results lasting over two years.
- Results had a very natural appearance. “[Sculptra] works gradually to replace lost collagen due to aging, resulting in a more natural-looking appearance” said Dr. Gary Monheit of the University of Alabama Medical Center.
- Side effects were mild or moderate in intensity and overall, they occurred more frequently in the collagen group.
Read more about this study on CNN with the official press release.Back to blog