Possible side effects from ArteFill
Artefill is the only FDA-approved "permanent" filler we have in the US. It was approved by the FDA for the naso labial folds -- the deeper grooves between the sides of the nose and the corners of the mouth. If used elsewhere, the behavior of Artefill can't be totally predicted.
Artefill is made up of microscopically-sized polymer beads that do not degrade or break down as other filler materials do. The beads are inert and would not normally cause any reaction on their own,...