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Sculptra Aesthetic

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Mysterious aesthetic symptoms (PLEASE HELP!)

I know I'm in the wrong forum; please forgive me. I'm not getting help in the other forums, and you 3 look nice. I had a potential exposure (partner unknown status) 6 years ago, and have been terrified to test. Since then, I have never, ever gotten...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes. The way to know is to test. Selective peripheral fat wasting is not a hallmark of HIV infection as much as it is of treatment with certain HIV meds. I have never seen a person prior to HIV therapy with fat loss from the face and limbs... Read more »

sculptra misplaced

I had my second treatment with sculptra and even after two weeks my face stays puffy, especially... Read more »

About Sculptra and where to have it done?

Dear Dr. Pierone, Considering Sculptra tx for my cheeks but very unsure about where I can have it... Read more »
Articles
BioForm Medical, Inc.

FDA Approves Radiesse Facial Filler for Two New Aesthetic Indications

... San Mateo, CA -- BioForm Medical, Inc., a privately-held medical aesthetics company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Radiesse┬«, the next-generation cosmetic dermal Read more »
AIDSinfo

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... Read more »
The Well Project

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

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The FDA Has Accepted the Filing for an Injectable Poly-L-Lactic Acid Called "Sculptra" to Treat Facial Lipoatrophy (February 5, 2004)

...PMA to the FDA represents a major milestone for our newly created global Aventis Dermatology division. The market and need for aesthetic dermatology is growing rapidly and Sculptra TM represents a significant advance for those individuals with... Read more »
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BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL!

Posted by bradford
...reconstruction of other anatomical areas, namely, buttocks, de-nervated shoulders, and a majority of the time in Europe for facial aesthetic enhancement. Since November, 2004, more than 1000 Bio-Alcamid treatments have been performed in Canada,... 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 »

Lipoatropy

Posted by MRoss, 3 Replies
Has anyone here had any personal experience with this, resolution(s), support, contact with regards to the information here on this site? I'm considering taking the plunge and having some resolution to this condition. And could utalize your... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Lipoatrophy (Facial Wasting)

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...problem with results that are permanent. "We have implanted this substance in 73 patients with up to three years' follow-up. The aesthetic results were deemed excellent by both physicians and patients. No implant dislocation, implant migration,... Read more »