Long story short: It is so worth it!! Do your research first. Find a dermatologist who is experienced with injectables but also is knowledgable about recreating the ideal composition of the face.
When you go in for your appointment, a numbing creme is applied. Then after about 20 minutes, the injections. I didn't feel any discomfort until the day after when I had to start my massaging regime... more
Dr Coundouriotis is excellent. The procedure was fast with minimum pain . Post procedure I experienced only minimal pain that lasted 3 days with no bruising or redness. Very happy with the 1st procedure results. Youthful facial volume and fullness were immediately restored. I choose sculptra because is the only procedure available to stimulate collagen production. more
Personally, I can not say for sure if it was worth it or not. My injections were done back in October 2009.After reading all the postings on this site, not sure I would use Sculptra again. I have not had any side effects yet, however I used a homedics massager on my face 2-5 xs a day for weeks. $800 for 1 vial is expensive. I would probably use another product if I had to do over again. I... more