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PMMA permanant fillers

I know there are many different types of filler for facial lipoathrophy. Is PMMA the only permanant filler? If not, what are the others? Also, I know there are different PMMA fillers. Are there studies or anecdotal information as to which PMMA...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
PMMA is not the only permanent filler. Silicone is also a permanent filler and has been used for facial lipoatrophy.Artefill is the PMMA product that has been approved in the United States. However, it is temporarily unavailable because of the... 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 »

PMMA

Dr. Bob What info. can you give me about PMMA which is a filler done by Dr. Marcio Serra in Rio de... Read more »
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