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How Often Do I Take Radiesse

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Ask the Experts


You state Medicare is covering about $100.00 for the injection of these meds,is this per vial or per session ? and what are they paying for each product per vial?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Medicare is paying about $100 for the injection session. The session may include any number of vials of Sculptra or syringes of Radiesse. We have not submitted a bill to Medicare for Sculptra or Radiesse because the Medicare patients we have... Read more »

Radiesse and Sculptra combination treatment?

What are your feelings in regards to receiving both sculptra and Radiesse together for facial... Read more »

Radiesse is affordable

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Radiesse for Treating Facial Lipoatrophy

On December 22, 2006, the Food and Drug Administration approved Radiesse, an injectable (under the skin) implant to restore or correct signs of facial lipidatrophy, or fat loss, in people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Radiesse, a... Read more »
BioForm Medical, Inc.

FDA Approves Radiesse Facial Filler for Two New Aesthetic Indications

San Mateo, CA -- BioForm Medical, Inc., a privately-held medical aesthetics company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Radiesse┬«, the next-generation cosmetic dermal filler, for the long-lasting correction... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medicare to Pay for "Fillers" in HIV Patients

On Tuesday, the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said Medicare will cover the cost of facial filling treatments for HIV patients with facial lipodystropy syndrome (LDS) who are also depressed. CMS said a review of current data... Read more »
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Posted by DKERL
Department of Veterans Affairs VHA DIRECTIVE 2008-003 Veterans Health Administration January 22, 2008 TREATMENT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL-INDUCED FACIAL LIPOATROPHY IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)-INFECTED PATIENTS on page 2 of this directive the... Read more »

Feeling Helpless in the Medical Community

Posted by everopen, 5 Replies
I submitted this letter in another forum (Ask the Experts / Mental Health and HIV) but it was never addressed. I submitted it to the Treatment-Experienced HIVers last night, but I see that theres been no replys on that forum since late June. So Im... Read more »