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Sculptra And Nasal Labial Folds

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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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Know when to hold them and know when to fold them. Help with PEP advice.

Hi Doctor Bob,Ok, Kenny Rogers music is rather out, maybe I should have started with a Justin Timberlake song.Here is my nightmare: I have been dating a guy for just two weeks and we have had sex. I had protected anal sex with him (start to finish...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Freaked Out Kenny,If you always practice safe sex and assume your partners are positive, why are you freaking out just because the guy you're dating is indeed and HIVer??? Since this episode did freak you out, I'd suggest you review... Read more »

Radiesse or Sculptra

Dear Dr. P,I was wondering if one is preferred over the other. The costs seems to be about the same but it looks like they can perform a more complete filler with the radiesse in one session vs sculptra. Is this correct? Do you have a preference...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. I like them both and my personal preference is to use them in combination. Let me explain why. Radiesse works right away and most people with lipoatrophy would like to have their face restored yesterday, not 6 months... Read more »

Silicone AND Sculptra OK for same treatment area?

Is it safe to use Sculptra in combo with Silicone for facial wasting in the same areas of the face?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The number of questions similarly to yours has increased lately as more options for facial lipoatrophy have become available. It's important to note that facial fillers can have different mechanisms of action. Sculptra and Radiesse, for... Read more »

Off topic but your a fellow Sculptra user

Long story short, after the origanal series of injections I had a good result. After two years it was very clear i needed touchups. Around this time my derm put me on doryx for acne, and ever since then (we are talking several years of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I have not read or heard about any interactions with Sculptra and Doryx. There a number of reasons you may not be seeing results, including progressive or accelerated lipoatrophic changes (are you still taking a thymidine analog drugs, such as... Read more »
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