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The Well Project

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

...collagen). While not specifically approved for HIV-associatedlipoatrophy, collagen is widely available and many plastic surgeons know how touse it. The cost, per session, is about $600. Permanent Facial Fillers PMMA (Artefill, Precise,Metacrill): The FDA approved Artefill for the treatment of facialwrinkles, lines, and furrows, but not for HIV-related facial lipoatrophy.Precise and Metacrill have not been evaluated by...
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PMMA - synthetic or bovine?

Hi,I am 43yo and 7 years HIV + with a regimen of Sustiva and healthy. I, however, have deep wrinkles in my face cheeks and crows feet, and deep line wrinkles in my forehead. I think this is mostly due to HIV. I've read on your forum that PMMA filler...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...PMMA is poly methyl methacrylate, a synthetic polymer. Microspheres of PMMA have been used as facial fillers worldwide for many years. Read more »

Does PMMA have long term side effects?

What is the best PMMA in the market for buttock augmentation?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...We don't know the answer to this question. Buttock augmentation with PMMA is mainly performed in Mexico and Brazil. Much of the PMMA comes from Brazil, is compounded, and the quality is an unknown. Read more »

Concern about Phthalates in PMMA

I have read about PMMA in some of your previous answers and I like the idea that it is permanent. I was doing some googling to see if I could find anything about negative side effects before I take the plunge and came across a website that mentions...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The following answer comes from a colleague who is an expert in PMMA manufacturing. Phthalates are used in some plastics (usually vinyls and ethylenes) to give them flexibility. To my knowledge, Read more »

Can Artefill be mixed (injected over) newplastic / metacrill PMMA?

Hi,Can artefill (here in USA) be mixed with newplastic, metacrill or precise PMMA (the pmma offered by Clinica estetica or dr. casavantes in brazil/tijuana) ? Meaning can the artefill filler be injected into a nose or buttocks that already has...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Yes, Artefill is ok to use layered over other PMMA products. The one caveat is that skin testing to rule out allergy to bovine allergy is necessary before Artefill can be used. Read more »
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...he's doing? HIV & FACIAL/BODY FAT   Traveling to Brazil for Facial Fillers I wanted to share my experience with PMMA (polymethyl-methacrylate) with your readers. I've been on HIV medications since 2001 and I'm originally from... Read more »
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An Overview of Tesamorelin

...should I know? Do not let anyone else take your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription. It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription... Read more »
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Getting HIV Drugs

...Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance Health insurance usually covers most of the cost of your prescription drugs. The best way to get health insurance is to go to work for an employer who provides it. If you do... Read more »
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...manufacturer's website or by calling a toll-free number. Once enrolled, they then bring the co-pay card to the pharmacy when filling the prescription, and the pharmacy is reimbursed for the amount covered. People who reside in the state of... Read more »
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