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Risks Of Pmma

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Can PMMA be removed?

Dear Dr. Pierone,I've had PMMA injections in my chest, and I'm afraid I've been "overfilled." The treated area doesn't look natural, because there's just too much filler. I was wondering whether PMMA can be...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. PMMA becomes encapsulated in a matrix of white blood cells called macrophages as well as collagen. There is no reason to believe that this could not be removed through surgery or a limited surgical approach such as... Read more »

PMMA Facial Fillers

Is PMMA the only type of permanent filler for facial lipoatrophy? If not, what are the others.... Read more »

Best places for PMMA injections?

Dr. Pierone,I live in Pennsylvania and was wondering the best places to get PMMA? Is it still Dr.... Read more »
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