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Can I have Sculptra injections on my face if I have multiple sclerosis?

Cosmetic Treatments QuestionsCategory: SculptraCan I have Sculptra injections on my face if I have multiple sclerosis?
A patient asked 3 years ago
1 Answers
Dr. Elham Jafari Staff answered 3 years ago

Sculptra for Patient with MS

 
Hi and thank you for your question! Sculptra is an excellent stimulatory filler that was initially approved by FDA to treat volume loss in HIV/AIDS patients who suffer from weakness of immune system. In MS, the problem with immune system is the other way (being too active) and since Sculptra has not been studied in these patients, I don’t recommend it. There are many other types of fillers including hyaluronic acid fillers which are preferred in such a case. I always advise my patients to discuss their plans for cosmetic treatments with their treating doctors and get a clearance from them to minimize any risks. I hope it helps and good luck!

 


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