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What is HIV-Associated Facial Lipoatrophy?

Facial Lipoatrophy is a frustrating reality for many HIV-positive people. Characterized by the loss of fat underneath the skin, Facial Lipoatrophy is not life-threatening, but it is one of the most stigmatizing and troubling complications of HIV treatment. Numerous studies have shown that Facial Lipoatrophy can have detrimental effects on an affected person's self-confidence and quality of life.

Facial Lipoatrophy is a potential problem in the approximately one million people in the United States who are HIV-positive. Facial Lipoatrophy can result in sunken cheeks, hollow eyes, and indentations. Although persons affected by facial lipoatrophy often have well-controlled HIV disease and are otherwise healthy, the effects of HIV facial lipoatrophy may suggest otherwise, resulting in stigmatization and psychological trauma. Radiesse dermal filler is a safe, next generation dermal filler for correction of the signs Facial Lipoatrophy that provides both immediate and long-lasting results.

What Causes HIV-Associated Facial Lipoatrophy?



Facial Lipoatrophy can contribute to depression or a patient’s termination of treatment. RADIESSE dermal filler can correct the signs of HIV-Associated Facial Lipoatrophy and can provide both immediate and long-lasting results.

What is Radiesse dermal filler?

A NATURAL LOOK THAT LASTS

Radiesse filler is a safe, FDA-approved dermal filler that gives you both immediate and long-lasting results. RADIESSE filler stimulates the body to produce new collagen and restores a healthy, natural look. This convenient treatment corrects the signs of Facial Lipoatrophy, including sunken cheeks and indentations, in some people with the human immunodeficiency virus. RADIESSE filler is made of calcium-based microspheres which are suspended in a water-based gel. RADIESSE filler is injected into the skin through a minimally invasive procedure and provides immediate correction. RADIESSE dermal filler is:


Immediate and Long-lasting Correction of HIV-associated Facial Lipoatrophy

RADIESSE dermal filler produces immediate results that may last a year or even two years in many patients, results may vary. Since each patient's treatment plan is unique, be sure to discuss your expectations with your experienced RADIESSE filler HIV care provider.

RADIESSE Dermal Filler is Safe and Effective

RADIESSE dermal filler is made of unique calcium-based microspheres that are suspended in a water-based gel. RADIESSE filler is injected into the skin through a simple, safe and minimally invasive procedure.

Through years of clinical studies and independent research, RADIESSE dermal filler has proven to be safe and effective for the correction of HIV-associated Facial Lipoatrophy. With RADIESSE dermal filler you get safe, FDA-approved, clinically tested results.

Can I use Botox with Radiesse?

We at Pacific Oaks often recommend that you combine filler injections with Botox. This combined use adds to the duration of both products for especially pleasing long term improvement.

*Radiesse is currently not covered by insurance, but many individuals will qualify for the discounted Radiesse Access Program. Click here for details.

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