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Sculptra and Insurance

My federal Blue Cross/Blue Shield plan brochure lists (under "reconstructive surgery) cosmetic surgery as "not covered". It defines cosmetic surgery as "any operative procedure or any portion of a procedure performed primarily...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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This is a difficult question. Most health plans consider Scultra, Restylane, etc. as cosmetic procedures, even if one has lipodystrophy, and therefore do not cover it. However, under California Health and Safety Code Section 1367.63, there is a... Read more »

Sculptra & Restylin

I recently found out about the new product Sculptra. I have searched your website and looked at the... Read more »

Sculptra: Repeat how many times?

I was treated once with Radiance and 2x with Sculptra (last Sculptra treatment=5 visits). Dr told... Read more »
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An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

Brand Name: Sculptra Other Name(s): New-Fill, PLA, PLLA Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Poly-L-lactic acid, also known as PLLA, is the main ingredient of Sculptra, also known as New-Fill. Sculptra is a powder that is mixed... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, March 20, 2012

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Facing HIV Is Easier With Skin Treatment

For some HIV patients, lipoatrophy, facial wasting associated with the disease and the medication prescribed for it, is a telltale sign of infection. The Food and Drug Administration in August 2004 approved Sculptra, an injectable form of... Read more »
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Sculptra tx site

Posted by jab, 1 Reply
Need info re where to get tx from a doctor with some experience??? I live in N.C. Have not located any sites with experienc in Sculptra tx. HELP!!! Read more »

Sculptra

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can anyone tell me about 1st hand experience with Sculptra. I'd like to know how many visits, and followup after initial treatment, how server was the wasting to begin with, are you happy with the outcome. My partner and I have been together for... Read more »

Sculptra for Lipotrophy

Posted by riverprincess
I have had numerous treatments with Sculptra and other facial fillers and would like to hear from others that have also had these injections and how they found the results to be as favorable as they expected or not so favorable. I am also... Read more »

sculptra new fill

Posted by markie
anyone in las vegas or near las vegas (LA area) have had this procedure done... can you recomend a doctor. Read more »