If there would be an "undecided" option I would have picked that one. I had one injection of Sculptra 7 weeks ago. Till about week 6 I didn't see any effect. Now when I catch my image in a mirror somewhere I think: hmmm, I look good....I think... but I'm not really sure what changed.
I'm 43 and didn't really have a lot of volume loss. I was at the point where some days I would still think I look pretty good but on other days I thought I look really old. My "pretty days" seemed to get less and less though. Unless I had a good night's sleep, no stress whatsoever and it was the middle of my monthly cycle I was looking tired and old.
My dermatologist recommended Sculptra. I haven't gained a whole lot of volume but it looks like my skin became thicker. My doc recommended to wait at least 8 weeks and cautioned that I might feel my face is getting fat if I get more injections. I wasn't planning to have another injection anyhow.
-the pros: almost all my days are "pretty days" now even though I can't really pinpoint what changed in my face.
- no problems with lumps so far
- it's pretty nerve-wracking to wait for the results for 8 weeks. After reading all the horror stories about Sculptra I had many nightmares.
- if you're on a tight budget or have a lot of volume loss then the effect of one treatment might not be worth the costs for you.
I will update the review if things develop further.