What is Lanluma?
Lanluma is an innovative filler designed to reshape, volumise and enhance the curves and contours of the body. It also activates collagen production, creating long lasting results of two years and over. Lanluma treatment involves the injection of Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA), a substance that has been used in medicine for over 30 years for everything from dissolvable stitches to treating scarring. Lanluma is an outpatient treatment that can be typically performed in under an hour. It has minimal downtime and results emerge gradually post treatment as the body lays down new collagen. Lanluma was launched in Europe in February 2021 (CE marked).
How does Lanluma work?
Lanluma is a minimally invasive treatment that triggers a deep tissue regeneration reaction. It stimulates collagen, adding volume, improving skin texture and recontouring your buttocks for a more shapely silhouette. It is suitable for all genders and ages and is indicated for buttock augmentation and reshaping, thighs and cellulite, arms, décolletage, neck, face and hands. It improves skin tightness and texture, enhances curves in flat or saggy buttocks, can help to reduce cellulite and dimples, improves the shape and volume of the buttocks and corrects natural and post-surgical concerns such as atrophy and lipoatrophy.
Who makes Lanluma?
Lanluma was launched in Europe by Sinclair Pharma in February 2021. Sinclair is a global aesthetic company which has built a portfolio of complementary aesthetics technologies for natural-looking and minimally-invasive treatments.
Is Lanluma safe and is it safer than buttock surgery?
Lanluma differs from buttock lift surgery because it’s very safe and minimally invasive. PLLA has been used in medicine for over 30 years. There’s no risk of general anaesthetic, and chances of complications such as infection are very low compared to buttock surgery. Lanluma is suitable for adults of all ages and gender identities, and all buttock shapes except V shape.
Is Lanluma painful?
Lanluma is performed under local anaesthetic which makes it virtually painless. You may feel some tugging and pulling. Your practitioner will carefully inject Lanluma where you would like to create volume – and that’s it. You’ll feel fine right after the procedure, though there may be a little redness and swelling for a few hours.
How much does the treatment cost?
Treatment with Lanluma costs from around £1,000 per vial. The total cost will depend on the number of vials used and that depends on the treated area and the expected results.
When will I see results with Lanluma and how long will they last?
It takes between two to three treatment sessions, with results appearing gradually over two to three months. Results will last for two years and over.
Does the treatment have side-effects?
There is minimal downtime with this treatment. Patients can resume normal activity same-day. You may experience some redness and swelling in the area. You’ll need to keep up a careful aftercare routine of regular massage for best results – 10 minutes, two times a day for two weeks after your last session. You will also need to avoid swimming, sauna and vigorous exercise for a week after treatment, and sunbathing (UV) for 10 days.
Does the treatment have possible complications?
With any filler there are potential risks and complications so make sure you chose an experienced and qualified practitioner. Complications may include infection, granuloma (lumps) or uneven results/asymmetry.