I wanted a more youthful look. I thought I needed juvederm and I thought that I needed laser resurfacing, but it turned out that what I needed was volume in my face! Even the doctor was impressed on how quickly my skin responded as I am over 60. I went over a period of three months so that the change was gradual. It's very natural looking. Even though there are a lot of needles, they are tiny... more
Loved the idea that that Sculptra provided a gradual improvement and that it lasted 2 years. My plastic surgeon (Harvard University Board Certified) is very conservative so I did not do a thorough research. Had I done so, I would have read about the huge number of serious issues occurring with this product that can rear their ugly faces for years to come. I am presently struggling with the... more
I wanted a more subtle improvement so opted to go with sculptra. After the first injectin I was so dissappointed I chose sculptra - only because it looked SO DAMN good! The initally results disappeared in a few dys 9as I was told they would) but it still looked (subtley) better.
I was not aware it required more than one injection (my bad for not doing more through research). I just thought... more
To fill out my upper cheek area. I'm 44 y/o and I have a line going downward from below each eye, and in certain lights the shadows make me look tired and older than I want to look. I'm hoping to have those lines smoothed out and then the cheeks lift upward towards the new collagen.
I am going to a board certified plastic surgeon, who is tops in his field. He does only facial... more
Have thik skin, small face, overall a thin person. This was recommended to fill in the sallowness in my face. Had it done Nove 2010 and am very happy with it. Added some radiesse in Jan, which also helped add volume, basically putting 5-10 ilbs on my face - I'm 47, holding up well, but my face was beginning to sag. I did a lot of research, finding the right surgeon is key! more
Must list price by vial. I have had 2 sessions. 2 vials per session. so $500 per vial. Supposed to go one more time may be 1 or 2 more vials. I have never had a treatment like this before. No botox etc. Found it to be quite painful but you can get through it. I bruised alot. More the first time. The second time only 1 bad bruise on my chin. The results are very very good so far.
Still a bit... more