HIV i-Base

Meeting: Facial lipoatrophy, polylactic acid (New Fill) and access to treatment in the UK

HIV i-Base and Royal Free Centre for HIV Medicine

This open meeting for clinicians, healthcare workers, advocates and HIV-positive people included discussions and presentations on:

  • An overview of current approaches to facial atrophy in UK clinics: which procedures, if any, are available; demand for treatment, protocols for referral to private medicine.
  • 24-week results from Dr Aubron-Olivier, Hôpital Pitie Salpetriere. Paris. * Current structure for funding/reimbursement. * UK study run at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
  • Report on positive and negative affects on quality of life from HIV-positive people who have used this treatment.
  • Current structure for funding/reimbursement.

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