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Long Term Side Effects Of Bio-alcamid

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To rock the boat or not: A BioAlcamid Dilemma

Hi Doctor,I have been trying to combat facial wasting since 2001, when I took my first scary trip to Tijuana for NewFill treatments. Those first treatments were disappointing -- I ended up with nodules in my temples at the time. When Sculptra got...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast removed? No, since most people do fine with this implant. But there are safer ways to correct lipoatrophy, so anyone considering this agent should look to other options. In your situation, there is a risk that infection will be introduced... 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 »

Can Radiesse be used with Bio Alcamid

Can Radiesse be injected in the same area as Bio Alcamid?I had Bio Alcamid in my face 18 months ago... Read more »
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Facing Up to It

...New-Fill (see " Sculptra " below), microdroplet silicone, fat grafting and collagen, but all have their specific problems including side effects, expense, availability and long-term effectiveness. Most of the products have been used before in... Read more »
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The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, November 2, 2009 undetectable, but I am ALWAYS tired. A couple years ago I found out my body was no longer producing testosterone. Another side effect of long-term HIV infection -- doesn't happen to everyone, but ... there it is. So no big deal, I take... Read more »
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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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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...temporary fixes that fell short of what was necessary for repairing the deep scarring of Lipoatrophy. I was not aware of the long term or permanent treatments available. In November 2004, John McCahill, President of Pur Medical Corporation in... Read more »


Posted by bradford
...the host tissues. As a result, a physician can remove Bio-Alcamid should this ever be desired. Bio-Alcamid has been used outside Canada in large volumes for the reconstruction of other anatomical areas, namely, buttocks, de-nervated shoulders,... 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 »