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Doctor Views: Dr. Bob Frascino

    "I actually saw this entire scenario unravel and unfold from _both_ sides of the examination table, and I can tell you that the view from the different sides of the examination table is incredibly different."
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    "The physicians were thinking, 'What are these surgery-seeking puppet-cheekers? What are they worried about? They're sort of narcissistic. They should just be grateful to be alive.'"
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    "It was only at this point, when patients really started to make this \[lipoatrophy\] a very significant issue, and compliance with medications became a problem, did the HIV doctors begin to take note of this."
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    ****"I used New-Fill \[Sculptra\] because immunologically it's an inert substance, and so to me, as an immunologist, it made the most sense \[in terms\] of the things that were available at the time to use a substance which was inert and that was biodegradable."****
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    "We have gotten payment from a whole variety of insurance companies, but it really requires the HIV specialist to go to bat for the patients, to document the trauma that's been induced by this \[lipoatrophy\]."
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    Bob Frascino