By Suresh Kumar, CFT
One of the questions I get asked most often as a Certified Fibroblast Technician is “how much does fibroblast cost?” However, most are not asking about the cost; they’re really asking about the price. Truth be told, the cost is just as important as the price. So before I answer, let me clearly define the differences between price and cost.
I have many clients that get (or used to get) Botox. They would pay X dollars every X months for their Botox treatments. This is required in order to “maintain” the effects. The same goes for fillers, which require “touch-ups” every few months or so.
So if something requires routine “maintenance”, you can call the initial price you pay the “price.” However, the true “cost” of the product or service is the money paid “overall” for everything. If it’s a one and done, the price is the price. But if routine maintenance is required, it’s a completely different story.
This is no different than purchasing a car. If you purchase a car for $20,000 and finance it, you’ve paid a “price” of $20,000 for that car. However, after 60 months, when the vehicle is paid off, you’ve paid thousands in interest charges, maintenance costs and insurance. So although the “price” you paid for the car was $20,000 what that car actually “cost” you is significantly higher.
When it comes to Fibroblast, the price you pay up front may be higher than some other procedures (although significantly less than plastic surgery). However, there are no additional treatments required every 3 to 6 months in order to maintain the results.
The results you get from Fibroblast can last for years. Many have reported that even 5 years later, they can still notice the results of their Fibroblast procedure. All they did was follow the post-procedure guidelines and protocols. I cover these guidelines in another article.
Now, rather than go through the entire list of services and pricing, I’m simply going to provide a link to it here. However, here’s a breakdown of prices for some of my most common procedures.
Under Eyes: $700
Crows Feet: $700
Smile Lines$ $1,000
NOTE: Be careful when “pricing” Fibroblast procedures. There are MANY things that you must consider when “shopping around” for Fibroblast. First, you want to make sure you are using a “Certified Fibroblast Technician.” There are many people who purchase a plasma pen on eBay and are doing Fibroblast treatments the next day after watching a few YouTube videos.
Additionally, ask our technician WHERE they received their training and HOW LONG they trained for. Ask to see their certificate of completion. There is nothing wrong with doing this. If they are a legitimate practitioner, they’ll gladly and proudly show it to you. If they don’t, proceed with caution.
Next, ensure your technician is insured. Any reputable Fibroblast technician will have full malpractice insurance. If they don’t, that’s a red flag. No reputable practitioner in any discipline operates without insurance.
When asking “how much does Fibroblast cost” and shopping around for the best Fibroblast prices, keep in mind that things like proper training and insurance cost money. These overhead costs, and others like rent and materials, are typically built into the pricing. Be sure to take this into consideration when comparing prices.
I’ve had quite a few clients come to me to have their Fibroblast re-done because the person they went to first, despite being cheaper, was not certified, uninsured and did not know what they were doing. So in the end, although paying a lower price at first, the client ultimately paid a higher cost because they had to get the procedure done twice in order to get their desired result.
Cheaper isn’t always better; especially when it comes to your face and body. Low “prices” may look attractive while shopping around for Fibroblast. However it’s important to always remember the difference between price and cost.