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What Does Facial Wasting Look Like

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Injectable Silicone for facial wasting

I have facial wasting and have looked into possibly going with Injectable Silicone. I browsed through the data for lipodystrophy but didn't see anything on this. What is your opinion?...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Opinions vary...silicon oil is under investigation at a centre in LA. The main problem with silicon is local inflamatory reactions...some people get left with red patches at the site of injcetion. As silicon doesn't biodegrade any problems with... Read more »

Bio-alcamid safe for facial wasting?

Have you heard of bio-alcamid? I know someone who just had a treatment in Mexico to correct his... Read more »

Androgens Cause Facial Wasting?

I read a response to a recent question where you said testosterone could have some implication in... Read more »
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FAQs About Facial Wasting

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Facial Wasting forum ! Basics and Prevention | Treatment | Insurance | Personal Stories Basics and Prevention Newly diagnosed: Which meds should I choose to avoid lipoatrophy? How long should I... Read more »
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Why Your Dentist Needs to Know About Your Facial Fillers

In the early 2000s, facial wasting -- the loss of the fatty layer just under the skin on the face, particularly in the cheeks -- was a real concern for people with HIV on anti-HIV therapy. With its signature sunken cheeks and resulting gaunt... Read more »
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The Mirror Has Two Faces: A Personal Account of Using Facial Filler for Lipoatrophy

Face on: Berry before his initial treatment (top), and three months after the sixth and last session (bottom). Ever since it first began appearing with some regularity in people with HIV in the mid 1990s, lipoatrophy has earned its well... Read more »
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Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck

Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had the swollen glands on the side of his face that made it look bigger. Vergel, a treatment activist who started as an advocate of exercise... Read more »
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New fill and facial wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has anyone used new-fill for facial wasting? I look like clint eastwood and want my old face back. I'm doing fine on the medications. T-Cells are 600 and viral load undetectable! My second chance at life!! Now I just want to be beautiful!

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facial wasting * any help/support appreciated

Posted by boston781, 3 Replies
I've been HIV+ since '91. I'm currently on fuzeon & other meds. I am so depressed over my sunken cheeks. I'm doing well healthwise being on this regimen. If anyone knows or has any suggestions on where to find help in the Boston area I'd... Read more »

facial wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello All,
I've become obsessive with my concern with facial wasting. I've been positive for over 20 years, and have been very fortunate as I've not developed any AIDS related disorders. However, 3 years ago I was diagnosed with type II diabetes,... Read more »

facial wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Any suggestions on facial wasting treatment options in San Francisco? anyone who has had a succesful cheek implant and that could recommend the doctor?
Thanks

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