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What Is The Treatment For Lipoatrophy

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Do you think insurances will eventually cover treatment for Lipoatrophy?

I saw on another site that Medcare/Medicaid now covers treatment with facial fillers for lipoatrophy and I wondered if you think other insurance providers will soon follow suit?I would think it would come down to money to them, in that if people do...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. I do think that private insurance companies will eventually pay for treatment of HIV facial lipoatrophy. They will not be eager to do so, but coverage by Medicare sets a precedent and opens the door. Dr. Gary Blick... Read more »

lipoatrophy treatment locations?

I am very familiar with all the current treatments for lipoatrophy, have been + for 20 years & live... Read more »

Lipoatrophy treatment using liquid silicone and the microdroplet technique

I have an appointment to see a doctor in the next week and a half for treatment of lipoatrophy.... Read more »
Articles
Ministerio de Sanidad Y Consumo

Soria Announces the Addition of Lipoatrophy Repairing Treatment to the Common Services Portfolio of the National Health System

...France. August 4, 2008 -- Currently, different surgical techniques have proven to be effective in the treatment of facial lipoatrophy (the loss of facial fat), one of the metabolic side effects that increases the sense of stigma among... Read more »
The Body PRO

Predicting Lipoatrophy After Treatment Initiation

...Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) conference in September 2003. 1 The body of literature that points to stavudine as causing lipoatrophy has dramatically decreased its use and has made many people forget that it is actually a well-tolerated drug... Read more »
The Body PRO

Current Research on the Mechanisms Causing Lipoatrophy and Potential Treatments

...Phillips, J.M. Gatell Morphological Changes After 48 Months on Sparing-NRTI Antiretroviral Therapy in Patients With Facial Lipoatrophy (FL) (Poster 726) Authored by P. Viciana, L.F. López-Cortés, M.J. Gómez-Vera, R. Mata, M. Trastoy, I.... Read more »
Project Inform

Can Glitazones Reverse Lipoatrophy?

...study found that an anti-diabetes drug, called rosiglitazone (Avandia), is able to reverse the loss of fat under the skin ( lipoatrophy ) that some people with HIV experience. While these results are encouraging, they are just the latest in a... Read more »
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facial wasting treatment- lipoatrophy

Posted by douglass
I HAVE BEEN GETTING TREATMENT FOR FACIAL WASTING DOWN IN NORFOLK VA AT THE "SKIN A MEDICAL SPA"- RESULTS ARE AMAZING. MY SCULPTRA AND RADIANCE WERE OBTAINED THROUGH PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AND THE TOTAL COST FOR THE INJECTIONS IS AROUND $2000.... Read more »

lipoatrophy treatment in Philly?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have been searching for someone who will provide the new sculptra treatment for facial lipoatrophy in the Philadelphia area. I have had no luck with my search. Either the doctor is not aware of the procedure or insurance is Read more »

Lipoatrophy but good labs--I really need some help

Posted by StandinOnFaith, 4 Replies
...torso and belly bigger. Of course, at the time I was still in denial about my HIV symptoms, so I never saw a doctor. Today, my lipoatrophy symptoms have gotten worse and more frequent. It's not very noticeable to others, except when family... Read more »

Facial Lipoatrophy treatment

Posted by chrisFFF
I have recently started an organization that will inform people of treatment solutions for HIV related side-effects - mostly with regards to appearance-related ones that can have such an emotional impact. I'm trying to develop a plan (hopefully... Read more »