Sometimes referred to as the “liquid facelift,” Sculptra® Aesthetic is the injectable that’s not exactly a filler—but it does an equally brilliant job diminishing nasolabial folds and other bothersome age-related wrinkles, and can last a whole lot longer!


What is Sculptra?

Sculptra is an injectable collagen stimulator. Instead of just sitting beneath the skin until it wears off, Sculptra deposits particles of poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) in the skin’s deeper layers. Your body responds by producing extra collagen, which helps thicken and firm skin in the treated area over time and softens deep creases and wrinkles in the process.

How much does Sculptra cost in San Diego?

At La Jolla Cosmetic Medical Spa, Sculptra costs $750 per vial. The average Sculptra patient has 2-3 treatments, scheduled 6 weeks apart. During your free consultation, we’ll provide a personalized fee quote at your free consultation. GLAMfam members save 15% every day! Learn more »

What concerns can Sculptra treat?

  • Nasolabial folds (lines between the nose and mouth)
  • Marionette lines and smile lines
  • Chin wrinkles
  • Depressed scars
  • Other bothersome facial wrinkles

How soon will I see results with Sculptra?

Sculptra works a little differently than other fillers. While you will see some immediate smoothing of lines when the product is first injected, this will wear off after a few days. The real results from Sculptra appear gradually over a few weeks, as your skin rebuilds collagen.

How many Sculptra treatments will I need?

Your provider will decide the appropriate number of treatment sessions and the amount of Sculptra you will need at each. Expect to need between  3 and 6 treatments, spaced approximately 4 weeks apart. After this initial series, you should only need a follow-up treatment every 1 to 2 years to maintain your results.

How long does Sculptra last?

Sculptra can last two years or more—and the results are natural—because it causes the body to build new collagen. In comparison, the results of other fillers (such as Restylane and Juvéderm) last only about six months.

Enjoy pain-free filler injections: add PRO-NOX™ to your treatment

PRO-NOX™ is a self-administered nitrous oxide (laughing gas) that provides immediate relief from pain and anxiety, yet wears off completely in just a few minutes, so you can drive safely and feel like yourself without worry over side effects.

When you add PRO-NOX™ to your treatment, it’s right there if you ever need to take the edge off. Ask us about adding PRO-NOX™ to your treatment at your consultation!

Learn more at a free consultation

If Sculptra sounds like a good fit for you, contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our skin experts to discuss your concerns and goals. Same-day and evening appointments may be available! Call (858) 452-2066 for scheduling.