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Sculptra Injectable Filler

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Can face filler be injected over/above cheek implants?

I had surgery for cheek implants in Dec 2001. Great results, but after 7 years I have experienced more facial fat loss leaving depressions above the implants and folds around the mouth. Is it safe to have a face filler (Sculptra, to be specific)...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...It is possible (and sometimes necessary) to use facial fillers overlying an implant. The risk of infection with injections done through the skin is much lower than injections from inside Read more »

important question, facial fillers without injections?

Hi Nelson,I am looking into facial filler products to perhaps treat areas in the forehead i have of... Read more »

Can I use both Percise and Sculptra?

I first had Scluptra done back when it was NewFill it did not last long maybe because I had a lot... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Sculptra for Treating Facial Lipoatrophy

...The Food and Drug Administration today, August 3, 2004, approved Sculptra, an injectable filler to correct facial fat loss in people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Sculptra is the first such treatment approved Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

...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 in many medical... 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 Read more »
The Body

Mask, or, Losing Face

...had. No one fully understands what causes it, and so there are no therapies or cures. The only available remedy was cosmetic filler. I tried Sculptra injections, but my condition kept getting worse, and I got tired of shelling out money for a... Read more »
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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »

SKIN A MEDICAL SPA

Posted by douglass
...+/- . THERE ARE LOTS OF MEDICAL TREATMENTS AVAILABLE FOR FACIAL FAT LOSS AND SEVERAL PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS TO OBTAIN THE FILLERS AT FREE OR REDUCED COST. ALL YOU PAY IS FOR THE ACTUAL COST OF HAVING THE INJECTIONS DONE AND THERE ARE... Read more »

BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL!

Posted by bradford
...antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection and AIDS. BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL! The Injectable Filler Offers an Effective, Affordable Treatment for Facial Lipoatrophy, the Facial Wasting Associated with HIV Infection... Read more »

Injection Users

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
to the guy who shot up dope with the person who is HIV Positive if you dont get HIV from this then you dodged a bullet Read more »