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Plastic Surgery To Treat Lipoatrophy

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Lipoatrophy & Plastic Surgery

My original drug regimen was Zerit and Epivir due to AZT intolerance. When Epivir resistance occured, my MD added Sustiva & Videx chewable to my zerit.I have experienced facial wasting and have switched to Viread, Videx EC 250, an maintained...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...bioalcamid, silicon oil and other non-biodegradable fillers have been used. Details can be found on the body at http://www.thebody.com/treat/lipodystrophy.html#treatmentFat transfer is probably the least attractive option as it is expensive,... Read more »

Plastic Surgery for Lipoatrophy

Hey, Dr. Frascino, I'm an HIV specialist in NZ and one of my patients was asking me about the... Read more »

Hiv and Plastic Surgery

Hi,I have been on Atripla for 2 years and am undetectable. My cd4 count is around 500. I am in... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...sure totalk with your health care provider before stopping or switching anymedications. Injections, implants, and plastic surgery: Some people haveprocedures done to restore fullness in the face. Injections of fat or syntheticfat... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Complications Reported in Some Recipients of Bio Alcamid

...differs from one country to another. The International Committee for Quality Assurance, Medical Technologies and Devices in Plastic Surgery (IQUAM) has made this important point in one of its reports: All permanent soft tissue fillers are... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy: Loss of subcutaneous fat in the arms, legs, butt, or face(sunken cheeks) ... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Radiesse for Treating Facial Lipoatrophy

...insufficiency, and to correct certain dental defects. The safety and effectiveness of Radiesse for the treatment of facial lipoatrophy was evaluated in a prospective, open-label, multi-center study of 100 patients with human immunodeficiency... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...patients. No implant dislocation, implant migration, granuloma, allergic reaction or intolerance was recorded". Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy (2003) John McCahill organized Pur Medical Corporation's first... 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 »

Lipoatrophy correction

Posted by ConFe, 1 Reply
...I've been told about BioAlcamid to correct lipoatrophy, Does anybody have comments about this product. Also I'd like to know the Doctor's name who is in Tijuana Mexico? a friend of Read more »

Lipoatrophy Center

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...here it is. It's something new at the BODY and includes personal interviews. Mostly has to do with reversing the effects of Lipoatrophy with cosmetic surgery I believe: http://www.thebody.com/lipo/index.html Anyone ever had any... Read more »