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bio alcamid removal

Oct 16, 2009

how is it removed.i had bio placed in my cheeks,and the result was uneven and lumpy. i tried having it removed but the surgeon can't seem to get it there any way other than poking and squeezing.

Response from Dr. Pierone

Hello, and thanks for posting.

Unfortunately, this issue comes up occasionally and the treatment options are limited. Some clinicians have performed a formal skin incision and washed out the Bio-Alcamid with saline or hydrogen peroxide. Another approach is to perform an intraoral incision a try to remove the product through the mouth. This would depend on where in the face the contour irregularities exist. A facelift with removal of the Bio-Alcamid during the procedure is another approach that has worked.

I hope that this information helps and best of luck to you!

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