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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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COVERAGE FOR SCULPTRA

Does Medicare Prescription D coverage exclude me from qualifying for Patient Assistance for Sculptra. For the last number of months it didn't. Now have have been turn down. Income still the same, I'm on Social Security Disibility now...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Medicare Part D does no cover Sculptra so it should not disqualify you for the patient assistance program. We have consistently been getting approvals for Sculptra through the Dermik patient assistance program and have not seen any recent changes.... Read more »

CIGNA and Sculptra Coverage

Hello, I have PPO coverage through CIGNA and was wondering of they are now covering this for my facial lipo? I called them and they asked for a diagnosis code. Since I have Medco for my prescription coverage, would I need to appeal to them also, for...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Historically, very few insurance companies have paid for Sculptra or Radiesse for treatment of HIV-related facial lipoatrophy. Now that Medicare has agreed to cover this indication it will help push insurance companies... Read more »

Sculptra: Repeat how many times?

I was treated once with Radiance and 2x with Sculptra (last Sculptra treatment=5 visits). Dr told me last time that that was probably the last time that Sculptra would be useful. Is there a limit to how often it can be used successfully, and if so,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I have treated several patients with severe lipoatrophy with more than 8 courses of Sculptra over the course of several years to achieve a full correction of lipoatrophy. There does not appear to be a point at which Sculptra stops working and it is... Read more »

sculptra

where to find a sculptra specialist in chicago or experience in that area thanks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your HIV provider often has had experience with particular doctors who have used Sculptra or other approaches for treatment of fat atrophy. Many community based organizations also can provider suggestions for referral. The Sculptra website... 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 »