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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 with water and then injected into the skin. Sculptra belongs to the class of medicines called dermal fillers. Injecting Sculptra into facial skin may give it a firmer, fuller appearance. PLLA is used...
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Sculptra in Pittsburgh

how would I go about finding a good Dr for Sculpra injections in the Pittsburgh area?...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
A good starting point would be to ask your HIV provider for a referral. If this goes nowhere, then contacting an AIDS support organization in Pittsburgh for a recommendation would be another idea. Sculptra has a web site with a "find a... Read more »

fractures orbital and cheek want to see a hiv doc for sculptra

can you help me find an expert in atlanta for facial wasting? i dont have hiv i had a severe facial fractures from an accident and im sunken in cheeks and eye hollows from it severely. orbital fracture and cheek bone fractures have left me sunken....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The best approach for you might be to visit the Sculptra web site where they have a listing or providers. Here is a <a href="http://www.sculptraaesthetic.com/" target=_new>link</a> to the Sculptra site. Good luck!... Read more »

Term of Sculptra Patient Assistance

I have part of the "HIV" Patient Assistance Program for sometime. I was denied recently. Do you know what the time table is......How many "kits" in a year and/or 18 mo. time frame? I was under the impression that within a...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The Sculptra patient assistance program will provide up to 6 kits (12 vials) of Sculptra over an 18 month time period. After this, eligibility may be established again for additional product. Have you tracked how many vials of Sculptra you have... Read more »

How long will Sculptra treatments last?

Hello I've been HIV since 1987, This year I've had four Sculptra treatments for my face...How long will it last? When needing touch up will I have to have the hold procedure done again? Will medicare paid for it again? If not is there...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. There is quite a bit of variation in response to Sculptra, but a rule of thumb would be 2-3 years of improvement after a series of treatments. Some patients need a touch-up treatment within a year and others maintain... 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 »