|Any news on clinical studies for silicone for facial wasting
Jul 16, 2001
A friend of mine said that he heard of a Company named Richard-James who developed a silicone for the eye sold by Alcon that is planning to do a study with a new silicone specifically for facial wasting in AIDS patients. If anyone has heard anything please post here. It sounds too good to be true.
| Response from Dr. Bartlett
Certainly the need for treatments to improve facial wasting is extraordinary. I am not aware of this trial, but a well-designed trial to assess the safety and efficacy of silicone injections would be very welcome. Sorry not to be more informative!
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