searching4

Location: Bethlehem, PA
Member since 4/18/2012

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Reviews by searching4

Distorted - Pennsylvania, PA

I am 9 months post Sculptra and have experienced a delayed immune response to this product. The injector was a dual board certified facial plastic surgeon. From the very beginning I noticed considerably more growth on the left cheek in comparison to the right cheek. Now I am experiencing... READ MORE

Sculptra Asessment - Bedminster, NJ

I had a very bad Sculptra experience 19 months ago by another doctor. I have facial discoloration and on again off again swelling, burning. My facial shape is so off balance now due to poor injection placement. I saw Dr Janjua to assess possibilities for improvement. He is a honest man,... READ MORE

Questions from searching4

Should I Continue with Sculptra or Another Procedure for Marionette Lines and Jowls?

I had a sculptra treatment six weeks ago and now find that my cheeks are filling in they are large and drooping even more than before, It makes my marionette lines and jowls... READ MORE

Sculptra Under Eyes?

I had two vials of sculptra injected into my cheek area just under my eyes. Now my eyes look swollen because the malar bags are like pillows where he injected this stuff. Is... READ MORE

Can Any Procedure Balance out the Sculptra Overfill?

18 weeks ago I was injected with two vials of sculptra in the orbital cheek area and jaw. My face is so out of proportion now, I get stares everywhere I go. One cheek is... READ MORE

Does Sculptra Results Even Out?

I had two vials of Sculptra 7 months ago and now my left cheek is bigger than my right. Once the collagen is dissolved will the size difference even out or are my facial... READ MORE

Why Does Sculptra Make my Face Look Lumpy?

My Sculptra story began 8 months ago. 2 vials, one session. One cheekbone is higher than the other. The collagen growth is totally uneven giving me a lumpy appearance, (not... READ MORE

Does Sculptra Change Your Look Forever?

Hi, I was injected with two vials of Sculptra nine months ago and am very uneven, left side is much fuller than right side. Once the collagen finally reduces, will the facial... READ MORE

Sculptra Decomposition?

I need to word this in a different way, to get the true answer to my question. How long do the collagen effects last after Sculptra injections. Not the Sculptra itself, but the... READ MORE

Sculptra Edema?

I am 17 months post Sculptra. Although the volume is slowly decreasing, the treated areas are still swollen from edema. My face is not balanced, puffy under eyes, nasio lines... READ MORE

How long is Sculptra active?

Why do doctors say Sculptra remains active in the body for 6 to 12 months when inflammation can be a problem for years. Isn't the inflammation caused by the Sculptra particles? READ MORE

What type of doctor should I see for Sculptra complications?

I had 2 vials of Sculptra injected in my cheeks and around my jaw 27 months ago. This stuff continues to swell, burn and I have subcutaneous facial redness. This stuff is still... READ MORE

Discussions started by searching4

Does anyone else suffer from long term swelling due to Sculptra injections?

Does anyone experience swelling from Sculptra injections?  I had two vials 17 months ago and although the volume is coming down ever so slowly, my face is constantly... READ MORE

Has anyone been disfigured by overcorrection of Sculptra and returned to pre Sculptra state?

I am at 22 months after Sculptra injections of only 2 vials and look so off balance and overvolumized.  Is there anyone who has gone through this and returned to... READ MORE

Recent comments from searching4

I have found a government document stating that many long term injectables are known to form biofilms. Antibiotics can't penetrate through the slime covered bacteria which can grow and persist. I am a Lyme patient, and have realized... READ COMMENT

Megan, if you would read the literature, you will see that it is not to be used near or around the eyes. This is where the granulomas form for certain. Although, after reading many posts, they can form anywhere. Horrible stuff! READ COMMENT

There are some methods to bust Lyme Disease biofilms using various herbs, so that the antibiotics can do their job. I don't know if it would work for the Sculptra, but it's worth a try. Holistic Biofilm Dissolvers Serrapeptase –... READ COMMENT

I don't believe all doctors are this way, some are very compassionate and really do care about their patients. If they make mistakes or if something goes wrong, they will try to correct it. Just wish there were more of them. READ COMMENT

Sadfully, it's all a monetary interest, they could care less how you look or how you feel afterwards. My arrogant p.s. refused to see me, claiming that after 2 years the Sculptra is no longer an issue. Although he was nice enough to... READ COMMENT