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Using PMMA in the forehead

Dear Dr. Pierone,Do you know whether PMMA may be used to correct fat loss in the forehead? To be clear, I am talking about the forehead proper -- the area above the nose and eyebrows, not about the temples. I understand that Dr. Casavantes in...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Yes, PMMA may be used to correct fat loss in the forehead proper. The skin over the forehead is not too thin for filler use. There is less subcutaneous tissue in the forehead region compared with other areas of the... Read more »

PMMA permanant fillers

I know there are many different types of filler for facial lipoathrophy. Is PMMA the only... Read more »

Is PMMA fine considering Artefill is not avilable?

Hi, I read your answer about a study comapring PMMA and Artefill. Seeing that Artefill is no longer... Read more »
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