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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
The best way of finding a plastic surgeon is via your doctor although the local HIV support organisation should also have some experience in this regard. There are a host of 'fillers' available or under evaluation, what you can get will... Read more »

Lipoatrophy & Plastic Surgery

Based on what is currently available and what is in the pipleline, what treatment options would you... 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... Read more »
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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Lipoatrophy (Fat Loss) With Dr. Joel Gallant

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on lipoatrophy (fat loss), which took place on Nov. 1, 2005, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr.... Read more »
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Hot Topics: How Long to Live?; Plastic Surgery; Depression and Anxiety; Fluctuating CD4 Count; and More

Hot Topics: How Long to Live?; Plastic Surgery; Depression and Anxiety; Fluctuating CD4 Count; and More March 4, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Liquid Injectable Silicone Effective, Safe for Treating HIV Patients With Facial Lipoatrophy: Study

Research in British Columbia, Canada, indicates that liquid injectable silicone administered properly has potential as a safe, effective, natural feeling treatment for patients with HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy (FLA). The researchers tested... Read more »
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 sterile,... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Individuals living with HIV and AIDS may not only have to deal with the threat of illness but the toll of illness. All that is required to stay healthy and alive can leave an everlasting mark! I'm referring to... Read more »

Lipoatrophy Center

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
I was looking for that pop-up and 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: ... 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 mine told me that This Doctor is the best to correct lipoatrophy.... Read more »

FACIAL LIPOATROPHY STUDY FOR HIV PATIENTS

Posted by Focus_Forward, 1 Reply
We are currently conducting research related to patients who are suffering from HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy. As a current sufferer of HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy, we would like to invite you to participate in an online bulletin board to... Read more »