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Sculptra Under Eyes

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Sculptra bumps under eyes

Dear Doc,Nearly two years ago, I had Sculptra injections to treat facial wasting. The doctor was apparently not very experienced and ended up injecting it under my eyes. Since that time, visible hard bumps have formed in the periorbital area, and I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Sculptra is not an instant gratification filler like Radiesse or PMMA, but after the correction is effected, it appears to be durable. This is a good thing that becomes a bad thing when the Sculptra is placed too close to the dermis in an area with... Read more »

Sculptra

Can Sculptra be used underneath the eye to fill in the valley between the undereye fat sack and... Read more »

Sculptra nodules

I had sculptra injections. The first two did nothing so than for the first time my doctor informed... 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

About Face

"I have facial wasting and it's really depressing. When I walk down the street, I'm convinced people are staring at me and know that I'm positive. I've heard there's surgery to fix it. What can you tell me?" -- T.J., Halifax Dr. Andrew Denton ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Eye Syphilis Cases on the Rise in Epidemic

Ophthalmologists in Victoria are concerned about the growing number of men who are seeking treatment for syphilis-related eye infections. Fewer than 10 percent of people infected with syphilis develop symptoms in their eyes, causing redness, pain,... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Coins on the Eyes of the Dead

It is a custom in some cultures to place coins on the eyelids of the dead to keep their eyes closed. I remember my grandmother reaching into her purse for two shiny quarters that she subsequently placed on my grandfather's eyes after he died. I... 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 »