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Which is better, the vampire lift or Sculptra?

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Which is better, the vampire lift or Sculptra? Please give both pros and cons.

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What is a vampire lift? My advice is to research your cosmetic surgery needs and consult a board certified plastic surgeon (The American Board of Plastic Surgery).

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Vampire lift is a trademarked term for combining a hyaluronic acid filler (such as Restylane or Juvederm) with platelet rich plasma (PRP) which is extracted from your own blood. The claims are that it produces longer lasting and superior results, but there have been no randomized prospective clinical trials published to validate the claims. Sculptra on the other hand is an FDA-approved product with a clinical record of efficacy.

Richard A. Baxter, M.D. - View Other Answers by this Doctor
Mountlake Terrace, WA

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