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Sculptra Dermal Filler

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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 fillers

I understand that Medicare has approved with stipulations the facial filler. My Dr. told me yesterday, something re: not able to receive Medicare's "codes" to order....Are you aware of this....Thanks, Texas here!...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Yes, that is true. Medicare decided to approve facial reconstruction only for those HIV+ patients with facial wasting and depression. We do not know the details yet about codes and if they will pay for both labor and the products themselves (as part... Read more »

Facial filler specialist in South Africa

Hi Dr. firstly a big thanks from South Africa. Sorry for asking, but can you recommend any specialist of facial filler in Johannesburg or Pretoria? I have a slight facial atrophy what would be the best product you recommend to start with? Knowing...
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 are quite a few different products that are effective for treatment of facial lipoatrophy. The two that I have the most experience with are Sculptra and Radiesse because they are approved for facial lipoatrophy... Read more »

Insurance Coverage for Sculptra/NuFill

In response to the post inquiring about Medicaid coverage for ther facial filler Sculptra (formerly NuFill), I can tell you that in California, state law requires that Medicaid cover reconstructive procedures to restore a person's normal...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for providing that information which is encouraging (good for Kaiser Permanente!)! KH... Read more »

Lipodystrophy, Sculptra and Bio Alcamid

Hello, I'd like to share some of my experience with facial fillers. I have had 7 treatments of Sculptra over a 4 year period, 3 done in Tijuana in 2002, and 4 done in the Los Angeles area in 2005. The latter treatments were done by one of the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your experience in this forum. Please report on your experience in a year or so since your major issue with the Scuptra is the transient benefit so it will be important to see if your satisfaction with Bio Alcamid is longer... Read more »
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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 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 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 »