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An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

Brand Name: Sculptra Other Name(s): New-Fill, PLA, PLLA Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Poly-L-lactic acid, also known as PLLA, is the main ingredient of Sculptra, also known as New-Fill. Sculptra is a powder that is mixed with water and then injected into the skin. Sculptra belongs to the class of medicines called dermal fillers. Injecting Sculptra into facial skin may give it a firmer, fuller appearance. PLLA is used...
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Need Affordable Sculptra Physician

Dear Dr. Pierone,I have been approved for the Sculptra patient assistance program. My plastic surgeon in Atlanta requested 2 kits (4 vials). The medication was sent to his office. I was told the fee to administer was $500. Once I got to the...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. I am sorry to hear about your distressing experience. The short answer is that I am not aware of other doctors who offer a sliding scale fee schedule for treatment of HIV lipoatrophy. If anyone reading is aware of... Read more »

unusual case, doryx keeping sculptra from working

I have undergone full treatment with what was then new-fill now sculptra. After two years it was clearly time for booster shots, but at the same time my doctor put me on Doryx. I have noticed since on the doryx sculptra does not seem to be doing...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Doryx is the antibiotic doxycycline, which is widely used to treat a number of conditions, including skin conditions. I am not at all aware of any interaction with Sculptra, nor does a quick literature search reveal any reports of such an... Read more »

sculptra misplaced

I had my second treatment with sculptra and even after two weeks my face stays puffy, especially around mouth and jawline, I has severe hollows, and they filled up a bit but not as much compared to the bottom of my face, the contour seems awful, how...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting.If you are two weeks out from your treatment in the Sculptra and have a puffy lower face and a poor aesthetic outcome, then the treatment plan needs to be reconsidered. Since Sculptra is a slow acting product, the face... Read more »

Sculptra assistance

Dr. Pierone, I contacted the Sculptra people and they are sending me an application for the patient assistance program. I meet the criteria for acceptance, but will I need a provider before my application is approved or not. Also, I live in New...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
If you go to the Sculptra web site at this <a href="http://www.sculptra.us/us/locator/default.aspx" target=_new>link</a> they have a provider locator page. You need to put in your zip code or city and they will list physicians... Read more »
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Sculptra tx site

Posted by jab, 1 Reply
Need info re where to get tx from a doctor with some experience??? I live in N.C. Have not located any sites with experienc in Sculptra tx. HELP!!! Read more »

Sculptra

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can anyone tell me about 1st hand experience with Sculptra. I'd like to know how many visits, and followup after initial treatment, how server was the wasting to begin with, are you happy with the outcome. My partner and I have been together for... Read more »

Sculptra for Lipotrophy

Posted by riverprincess
I have had numerous treatments with Sculptra and other facial fillers and would like to hear from others that have also had these injections and how they found the results to be as favorable as they expected or not so favorable. I am also... Read more »

sculptra new fill

Posted by markie
anyone in las vegas or near las vegas (LA area) have had this procedure done... can you recomend a doctor. Read more »