Is polyaclamide a dangerous injection?

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The use of fillers with non resorbable components

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Polyacrylamide (Aquamid) is a nonabsorbable soft-tissue filler.  It is not FDA approved as a filler in the U.S.
As to "danger" - the problem with any filler that has the potential to reside in the tissues without the usual natural breakdown of other fillers means that any undesired outcome is also near-permanent since the filler can't be dissolved.

Tread VERY carefully when considering fillers that are in all practicality permanent.

With the newer hyaluronic gel fillers that are long lasting, it is now more easily affordable to get fairly long lasting results with a safe and approved filler.


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