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Does ArteFill work?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Yes

It is a two fold filler. Nearly 80% is collagen and therefore it is recommended to be skin tested prior to injection.
This portion will eventually become absorbed over a3-6 month period. The remaining 20% consists of polymthylnethacrylate bead like particles that achieve permanent fullness. The risks, alternatives and benefits should be discussed with your treating physician.

In brief: Yes

It is a two fold filler. Nearly 80% is collagen and therefore it is recommended to be skin tested prior to injection.
This portion will eventually become absorbed over a3-6 month period. The remaining 20% consists of polymthylnethacrylate bead like particles that achieve permanent fullness. The risks, alternatives and benefits should be discussed with your treating physician.
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
It is rebranded as Bellafill and FDA approved for acne scar correction. This is a much better use. Originally designed for HIV lipodystrophy of midface volume loss. It was not a successful filler for routine soft tissue filling.
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