Accepted for Publication: April 19, 2014.
Published Online: October 23, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2014.867.
Study concept and design: Chen, Williams.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Chen, Javadi, Daines.
Drafting of the manuscript: Javadi.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Javadi.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Chen, Daines.
Study supervision: Daines, Williams.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported
Funding/Support: Sculptra Aesthetic was supplied to Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists by Sanofi-Aventis as a grant. It was injected into our study patients at no charge. There was no sale of Sculptra Aesthetic either to Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists or to the patients. Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists does not have a financial stake in the success of the drug being studied. Sculptra Aesthetic is currently manufactured by Valeant.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: Sanofi-Aventis had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.