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Lipoatrophy Treatment

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lipoatrophy treatment locations?

I am very familiar with all the current treatments for lipoatrophy, have been + for 20 years & live in CO. My facial lipo is becoming severe. My ?: Are there any doctors in this part of the country who can help me? I keep getting referred to NY....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Payment for plastic surgery for facial lipoatrophy is spotty and often involves persistence from both patient and docs in making a case to the insurance companies (need to stress Read more »

Do you think insurances will eventually cover treatment for Lipoatrophy?

I saw on another site that Medcare/Medicaid now covers treatment with facial fillers for... Read more »

my own experience with lipoatrophy treatment

...Henry;FYI. Just my own experience with a facial lipoatrophy treatment. I've had two treatments... Read more »
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The Body PRO

Predicting Lipoatrophy After Treatment Initiation

...Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) conference in September 2003. 1 The body of literature that points to stavudine as causing lipoatrophy has dramatically decreased its use and has made many people forget that it is actually a well-tolerated drug... Read more »
Ministerio de Sanidad Y Consumo

Soria Announces the Addition of Lipoatrophy Repairing Treatment to the Common Services Portfolio of the National Health System

...lipodistrophy in Spain is around 30.7% among people living with HIV. Out of this group, 60% (i.e. a total of 18.42%) are eligible for lipoatrophy treatment, resulting in approximately 14,000 patients with different intervention possibilities. A... Read more »
The Body PRO

Current Research on the Mechanisms Causing Lipoatrophy and Potential Treatments

...Phillips, J.M. Gatell Morphological Changes After 48 Months on Sparing-NRTI Antiretroviral Therapy in Patients With Facial Lipoatrophy (FL) (Poster 726) Authored by P. Viciana, L.F. López-Cortés, M.J. Gómez-Vera, R. Mata, M. Trastoy, I.... Read more »
Surviving HIV

Second Bioplasty Congress in Mexico: PMMA for Facial and Buttock Lipoatrophy

...Brazil, and Colombia came to share experiences on the use of PMMA (polymethylacrylate) to treat HIV related facial and buttock lipoatrophy and other non HIV related physical abnormalities. Bioplasty is a technique of inyectable implantation done... Read more »
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lipoatrophy treatment in Philly?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have been searching for someone who will provide the new sculptra treatment for facial lipoatrophy in the Philadelphia area. I have had no luck with my search. Either the doctor is not aware of the procedure or insurance is Read more »

Facial Lipoatrophy treatment

Posted by chrisFFF
I have recently started an organization that will inform people of treatment solutions for HIV related side-effects - mostly with regards to appearance-related ones that can have such an emotional impact. I'm trying to develop a plan (hopefully... Read more »

Lipoatrophy but good labs--I really need some help

Posted by StandinOnFaith, 4 Replies
...torso and belly bigger. Of course, at the time I was still in denial about my HIV symptoms, so I never saw a doctor. Today, my lipoatrophy symptoms have gotten worse and more frequent. It's not very noticeable to others, except when family... Read more »

facial wasting treatment- lipoatrophy

Posted by douglass
I HAVE BEEN GETTING TREATMENT FOR FACIAL WASTING DOWN IN NORFOLK VA AT THE "SKIN A MEDICAL SPA"- RESULTS ARE AMAZING. MY SCULPTRA AND RADIANCE WERE OBTAINED THROUGH PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AND THE TOTAL COST FOR THE INJECTIONS IS AROUND $2000.... Read more »