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Can Radiesse be used with Bio Alcamid

Can Radiesse be injected in the same area as Bio Alcamid?I had Bio Alcamid in my face 18 months ago and the left side is slightly uneven.I was thinking about having Radiesse injected to help even out the uneveness, but would like to know if this is...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Yes, it is possible to layer another filler on top of a previous implant like Bioalcamid. However, there should be special attention to cleansing the skin and using aseptic technique with the Radiesse since there have been reports of late infections... Read more »

Radiesse or Sculptra

Dear Dr. P,I was wondering if one is preferred over the other. The costs seems to be about the... Read more »

Durability of Radiesse

You have previously mentioned that Radiesse is not as durable as Sculptra. I have heard that... Read more »
Articles
BioForm Medical, Inc.

FDA Approves Radiesse Facial Filler for Two New Aesthetic Indications

San Mateo, CA -- BioForm Medical, Inc., a privately-held medical aesthetics company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Radiesse┬«, the next-generation cosmetic dermal filler, for the long-lasting correction... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Radiesse for Treating Facial Lipoatrophy

On December 22, 2006, the Food and Drug Administration approved Radiesse, an injectable (under the skin) implant to restore or correct signs of facial lipidatrophy, or fat loss, in people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Radiesse, a sterile,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medicare to Pay for "Fillers" in HIV Patients

On Tuesday, the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said Medicare will cover the cost of facial filling treatments for HIV patients with facial lipodystropy syndrome (LDS) who are also depressed. CMS said a review of current data... Read more »
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VHA DIRECTIVE 2008-003

Posted by DKERL
Department of Veterans Affairs VHA DIRECTIVE 2008-003
Veterans Health Administration
January 22, 2008

TREATMENT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL-INDUCED FACIAL
LIPOATROPHY IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
(HIV)-INFECTED PATIENTS

on page 2 of this directive the following... Read more »

Feeling Helpless in the Medical Community

Posted by everopen, 5 Replies
I submitted this letter in another forum (Ask the Experts / Mental Health and HIV) but it was never addressed. I submitted it to the Treatment-Experienced HIVers last night, but I see that theres been no replys on that forum since late June. So Im... Read more »