Although the causes are not completely clear, they may include:
* long-term HIV infection
* elevated lipid profiles
* damage to cell mitochondria
* long-term use of some antiretroviral medications
Facial Lipoatrophy is not life-threatening, but it is one of the most stigmatizing and troubling complications of HIV treatment. Many studies have shown that Facial Lipoatrophy has tremendous effects on an affected person’s self-confidence and quality of life.
Facial Lipoatrophy can negatively affect a number of different areas of a person’s life, including:
self-confidence, desire to participate in social activities, sex drive, emotional well-being, willingness or ability to adhere to treatment, commitment to staying on treatment
RENÚ® dermal filler can correct the signs of HIV-Associated Facial Lipoatrophy and can provide both immediate and long-lasting results.