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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 »

Lipo in only one area of my face filler to use?

This is pretty strange and baffling to me and my derm, but my lipo has only affected one spot in my face, and that is the canine fossa on the right side of my face which is the upper triangle portion of my NL area, and it seems to be losing a lot of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
For this area I think Radiesse does a very good job. If the outcome is good with Radiesse you could have the area retreated periodically as needed. Another option would be to transition from Radiesse to Artefill for a longer lasting solution. Good... Read more »

Sculptra works

Dear Dr. Bob, Thank you for inspiring me to continue my Sculptra treatments. Over the past 4 years, I've received about 12-14 vials of Sculptra, with very nice results. The only problem I've had, is when my doctor injected Scupltra at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Aloha Craig,As with all cosmetic surgical techniques, the results depend on the skill of the surgeon. There are limitations with all the facial fillers. But with a skillful physician performing the procedure, the results can be very impressive.The... Read more »

Sculptra & Restylin

I recently found out about the new product Sculptra. I have searched your website and looked at the Sculptra website and found several authorized doctors that use the proceedure. I went to one of them and she told me that it would take 4 to six...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I have had personal experience with Sculptra and have been very pleased with the results. Sculptra is poly-L-lactic acid, a synthetic product that is immunologically inert and eventually broken down and removed from the body. It is the only... 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 »