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Sculptra Injections

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getting one vial sculptra injections

every thing i read says severe facial wasting which is what i have , would take four to six treaments of one vial per cheek , but my md. is only doing one vial once for both cheeks once a month . i have ask about this he said it was the new way of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
There should be no difference in the final outcome by doing one vial every month but it will take longer to see the improvement. For severe lipoatrophy I don't understand the rationale for this approach, since the need for larger volumes of... Read more »

Suspicious not really injected with Sculptra

In Nov 02-Feb 03, I was injected with a series of New-Fill treatments due to marked facial... Read more »

Sculptra update

I'm looking great after 2 years of Sculptra injections. Are you continuing to have good... Read more »
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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 mixed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Injection Serosorting Occurring Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users? Comparison by Injection Partner's HIV Status

"Research needs to build evidence for the roles that HIV status of injection partners may or may not play in injection risk behaviors of injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Using baseline data from a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cessation of Injection Drug Use and Change in Injection Frequency: The Chicago Needle Exchange Evaluation Study

The researchers designed the current study to assess the effect of a needle exchange program (NEP) on the incidence of injection cessation and change in injection frequency by injection drug users (IDUs), to explore predictors for cessation and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Transition From Injection to Non-Injection Drug Use: Long-Term Outcomes Among Heroin and Cocaine Users in New York City

The authors sought to characterize New York City heroin and cocaine users who have switched from injection to non-injection drug administration and to identify factors associated with long-term non-injection. New admissions were recruited at drug... 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

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 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 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 »