With a tight budget, which is better Sculptra or Thermage?

I am 50 yrs old, I feel like I'm 30 but when I look in the mirror, I see differently. My face has always been thin and over the past 2-3 years I have developed this loose skin starting to sag under my chin - I am so self conscious of it. I was told that I should consider Thermage and Sculptra - right now I cannot afford both procedures, which one would you recommend to help with the sagging. Thanks so much!

If you are a low body weight person, loss of volume is probably more your issue, soI would definately vote for Sculptra (with the understanding that you’ll need 2-3 treatments over a 6 month period per your dermatologist). 

 I agree with your doctor that you will get the best results with both, but with your body type, you’ll see more volume from the Sculptra which will also cause some “tightening.”  Dr. I 

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