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Pmma

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PMMA - synthetic or bovine?

...cheeks and crows feet, and deep line wrinkles in my forehead. I think this is mostly due to HIV. I've read on your forum that PMMA filler is a bovine derivative. However, I emailed Clinic'estetica in Tijuana and they sent a pdf document that says...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...PMMA is poly methyl methacrylate, a synthetic polymer. Microspheres of PMMA have been used as facial fillers worldwide for many years.... Examples of different PMMA brands include Metacrill, NewPlastic, and Artecoll. The last time I checked,... Read more »

Does PMMA have long term side effects?

...What is the best PMMA in the market for buttock augmentation? Read more »

Concern about Phthalates in PMMA

...I have read about PMMA in some of your previous answers and I like the idea...plunge and came... Read more »
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Surviving HIV

Second Bioplasty Congress in Mexico: PMMA for Facial and Buttock Lipoatrophy

...Cosmetic and dermatology physicians from Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia came to share experiences on the use of PMMA (polymethylacrylate) to treat HIV related facial and buttock lipoatrophy and other non HIV related physical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Injections Improve Facial Wasting in HIV Patients

...with AIDS drugs a gaunt appearance, can be successfully treated with injections of solution containing polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), a type of bone cement, Dr. M.S. Serra announced at the 15th International AIDS Conference in Bangkok. The Rio de... Read more »
The Body

Mask, or, Losing Face

...got tired of shelling out money for a filler that wasn't permanent. Eventually I decided to go to Tijuana for treatment with PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate), a permanent filler that's available in Mexico at a reasonable cost. Over the last three... Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, September 21, 2010

...starting to be at risk for diabetes. What type of diet is best for decreasing belly fat?   Where Can I Get High-Quality PMMA Products and Injections? I have mild lipoatrophy, but want to treat it before it gets worse. Is the best place... Read more »