Hiv 1 And Plastic Surgery

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Hiv and Plastic Surgery

Hi,I have been on Atripla for 2 years and am undetectable. My cd4 count is around 500. I am in otherwise excellent health. I am 47 and am thinking about having a mid face lift and work on my jowls. Can HIV positive individuals tolerate plastic...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. Yes, HIV infected individuals can tolerate surgical procedures, including plastic surgery, as long as they are in good overall health. However, if viral replication is uncontrolled and the CD4+ lymphocyte count is Read more »

Can a person with HIV get plastic surgery?

Hello, I am 27 years old and in serious need of a nose job. I am afraid to go into a PS office... Read more »

Plastic surgery for HIV

I am HIV postive and living in tokyo and had started to have facial wasting on my cheek and... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...sure totalk with your health care provider before stopping or switching anymedications. Injections, implants, and plastic surgery: Some people haveprocedures done to restore fullness in the face. Injections of fat or syntheticfat... 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... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Complications Reported in Some Recipients of Bio Alcamid

...differs from one country to another. The International Committee for Quality Assurance, Medical Technologies and Devices in Plastic Surgery (IQUAM) has made this important point in one of its reports: All permanent soft tissue fillers are... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Happy Birthday Handsome much filler is needed. I had a total of four visits to Dr. Sammy Sliwin at Toronto's Forest Hill Institute of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: a preliminary assessment, the actual procedure and two follow-ups. On the first day, he sat me down and... Read more »