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Author Topic: Video of treatment for facial wasting  (Read 3995 times)

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Offline allanq

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Video of treatment for facial wasting
« on: March 28, 2009, 11:11:57 AM »
Here's an interesting and informative video of an actual treatment session for facial wasting.

http://www.thebody.com/content/art50995.html

The improvement is very impressive. This particular treatment program, which uses both Radiesse and Sculptra, would be very expensive, even with the help of a Patient Assistance Program. It would also require periodic touch-ups.

Allan


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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Video of treatment for facial wasting
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2009, 07:20:24 PM »
Hi,

That's a great video. Very infomative,  Thanks for sharing it.

Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
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Offline GSOgymrat

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Re: Video of treatment for facial wasting
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2009, 10:57:03 PM »
Thanks for sharing the video. Very interesting.

Offline mjmel

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Re: Video of treatment for facial wasting
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2009, 10:00:53 AM »
Very nice. Offers folks some concept of the procedure and reasons why people have this or similar procedure done. I particularly appreciated the docs comment on learning curve on treating lipo.

Mike

Offline poz4afewyears

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Re: Video of treatment for facial wasting
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2009, 09:45:24 PM »
Hi lipoatrophy is barely even noticeable. Really. I would say a grade 1 or so. If I didn't know he was HIV+ I would not have thought there was anything wrong with him.

Offline elf

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Re: Video of treatment for facial wasting
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2009, 01:18:10 PM »
I find these pictures (and procedure) more helpful:
http://www.clinicamarcioserra.com.br/facial.html

Offline dixieman

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Re: Video of treatment for facial wasting
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2009, 05:18:08 PM »
Very Informative... I had Radiesse injected over a period of 4 months in my face... unfortunately I did not have any pain med mixed in as he did on the video... but, I wanted to have my face back... so far so good... cost for 7 vials and procedure was over $6,000 for the product and $150 per session for 3 sessions... I'm going to have some touch-ups later this year. It's great to have my face back...

 


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