ArteFill is an FDA approved non-absorbable injectable filler.
ArteFill, manufactured by Suneva Medical, Inc, is an FDA approved non-absorbable injectable filler used to add volume in areas of the face such as nasolabial folds.
It is a combination of bovine collagen (from cowhide), and polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microspheres. The microspheres are non-absorbable. As the body is metabolizing the bovine collagen, it is making new native collagen around the PMMA microspheres. In this way the new collagen produced in response to the PMMA...