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Posted by douglass
I HAVE BEEN GETTING TREATMENT FOR FACIAL WASTING DOWN IN NORFOLK VA AT THE "SKIN A MEDICAL SPA"- RESULTS ARE AMAZING. MY SCULPTRA AND RADIANCE WERE OBTAINED THROUGH PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AND THE TOTAL COST FOR THE INJECTIONS IS AROUND $2000.... Read more »

Treatment facial wasting - CMS

Posted by dickspoz
CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able to... Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able to find... Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able to find... Read more »

facial wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Any suggestions on facial wasting treatment options in San Francisco? anyone who has had a succesful cheek implant and that could recommend the doctor?
Thanks

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facial wasting treatments

I have been on DDI Zerit, and all of the other drugs known to cause facial wasting. I am now trying injections of B-12 and Vitamin C. My doctor is doing the study, and after one treatment the results were fabulous-even though it only lasts for five...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That is the first claim I have heard regarding that treatment. I would be quite skeptical but open minded. KH... Read more »

Re: Happy About Facial Wasting Treatment

I just saw the positive posting regarding Dr. Englehard in Miami who is using New Fill. There is a list of MD's who are using the procedure at daair.org. I am wondering if anyone has had any positive feedback or used a Dr. Gervais Frechette who...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I'll post your question to see if we do get any response.AF... Read more »

Current state of facial wasting treatment

I inadvertently found a blog or public list of physicians in the Southwest and Mexico (among other places) and comments about price and efficacy. It's a tall order, but would you be able to point me to that or summarize the content? I send my...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Can you send me that blog? My site is www.facialwasting.orgNelson... Read more »

Facial wasting before treatment

Hello Dr Pierone,I have been dignosed HIV positive just 3 week ago, I have been loosing weigh for a few months, that made me decide to have my blood tested for HIV. My CD4 count is 257 and VL 6700, I have been told I must start treatment. My concern...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Some people (with or without HIV) have a thin face that gets thinner with any stress or weight loss. There is really no way to predict if your facial appearance will improve or worsen now that you are on antiretroviral... Read more »
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FAQs About Facial Wasting

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Facial Wasting forum ! Basics and Prevention | Treatment | Insurance | Personal Stories Basics and Prevention Newly diagnosed: Which meds should I choose to avoid lipoatrophy? How long should I... Read more »
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Why Your Dentist Needs to Know About Your Facial Fillers

In the early 2000s, facial wasting -- the loss of the fatty layer just under the skin on the face, particularly in the cheeks -- was a real concern for people with HIV on anti-HIV therapy. With its signature sunken cheeks and resulting gaunt... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Reconstructive Treatments for Facial Lipodystrophy Syndrome

Issue: Reconstructive treatments for Facial Lipodystrophy Syndrome generally involve injecting various substances to supplement or fill out certain contours of the face. Lipodystrophy Syndrome (LDS) is characterized by abnormal redistribution of... Read more »
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Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck

Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had the swollen glands on the side of his face that made it look bigger. Vergel, a treatment activist who started as an advocate of exercise... Read more »