I had biogel injections done about 5 years ago. I live in NYC and seeking help removing them in the NYC area. (Photo)

What does the areas that are discolored on my buttocks? Could it be An infections ? Or inflammation? What should I do ?

Doctor Answers 2

Removal of silicone from the buttocks

Silicone reaction is very diverse and covers a spectrum of inflammatory manifestations. I would suggest surgical removal of the silicone as early as possible. Best, Dr. Karamanoukian
Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Biogel injections

Regards, Dr Carlos Alberto Rios regrets that you have been victim of the terrible practice of biopolymers.

For your information, in 1898 Dr. Robert Gersuny, Austrian surgeon, injected paraffin into the scrotum of a patient who was orquiectomizado (testicles removed). Here began the history of the injection of external substances to give volume to the face and body. This practice became very popular and now, there are whole chapters in plastic surgery books that explain how to try to correct and rebuild the serious effects of the application of paraffin. 

The Biogel is also a biopolymer, but specific photos are needed for a more accurate diagnosis. I must know what are your manifestations of the A.S.I.A. Syndrome (Autoimmune inflamatory Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants that causes generalized systemic bodily manifestations of inflammation) to a better assess of the state of the disease and thus be able to help. About what you have in your skin they are scars, it may be from the place where the substance was injected, but they are scars.

Please remember to be aware, do not let any permanenrt filler to be injected into your face, breast, buttocks, calfs, genitalia, etc. The safest way to increase buttocks is through your own fat injections or through silicone implants.

I hope the information was usefull, have a nice day! Dr Carlos Rios.

Carlos Alberto Ríos García, MD
Colombia Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

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