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facial wasting
Sep 5, 2012

Hi thanks for this informative website.Been hiv positive since 1994. On treatment for a year cd4 137 vl undetectable, was thinking of having facelift surgery, any advice? Thanks md

Response from Dr. Henry

I havent seen much on face lift for facial fat wasting. There is considerable experience with various forms of injection therapy (ie Sculptra). Insurance coverage and long term results are variable. I have had numerous patients satisfied with the results but often have to be retreated. KH



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