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How Long Does Bio-alcamid Stay In Your Body

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Lipodystrophy, Sculptra and Bio Alcamid

Hello, I'd like to share some of my experience with facial fillers. I have had 7 treatments of Sculptra over a 4 year period, 3 done in Tijuana in 2002, and 4 done in the Los Angeles area in 2005. The latter treatments were done by one of the two...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine since your major issue with the Scuptra is the transient benefit so it will be important to see if your satisfaction with Bio Alcamid is longer lived. I am impressed with the support you describe from the Canadian government for these... Read more »

how long does bio-alcamid last?

refering to internet sources, bio-alcamid is a permanent filler but the tissue and muscles in the... Read more »

Bio Alcamid/Sculptra/or other

Thanks very much for your response on "changing meds/facial wasting". We (my partner and I) have... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Complications Reported in Some Recipients of Bio Alcamid

...with this problem. However, for people in whom these problems have occurred, facial fillers may be an option. One such filler, Bio Alcamid (polyalkylimide), is considered a permanent implant. Reports over the past several years suggest a... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, March 16, 2009

..."Liminal:Subliminal: Sublime," is curated by Bernard Leibov. HIV & FACIAL/BODY FAT   Bad Reaction to Bio-Alcamid About a year and a half ago I had Bio-Alcamid (poly-alkyl-imide) treatments for my sunken cheeks. After... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, June 1, 2009

...more than once a week. I was so upset! Do you have any recommendations for low-cost facial fillers?   How Permanent Is Bio-Alcamid as a Facial Filler? I've heard that Bio-Alcamid (poly-alkyl-imide) is a permanent facial filler, but that... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Facing Up to It

...something to change his face. In this detailed report, Matt recounts his trip to Tijuana, Mexico where he received injections of Bio-Alcamid. Our faces are the windows of good health. The face, along with body weight, is often the barometer of... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...restore the natural appearance in the face for people living with HIV antiretroviral drug induced Lipoatrophy. The product, called Bio-Alcamid or polyalkylimide made by Polymekon, an Italian company, is a synthetic gel made up of 96% water and 4%... Read more »


Posted by bradford
...The arrival of Bio-Alcamid is exceptional news to men and women suffering from Lipoatrophy, the disfiguring condition that is often a result of the antiretroviral Read more »

Bio-Alcamid Subsidy Program

Posted by Anonymous
...I wanted to let people know that we've developed a subsidy program for people interested in receiving a bio-alcamid treatment. The only issue is that you'd have to come to Canada (Bio-Alcamid was approved here in March). We've worked with Read more »

Bio Alcamio at Clinicesetica 4 facial wasting. *DELETED*

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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