Is there a solution for discomfort and disfiguration from PMMa-based fillers? (Photo)

IN the last years I have stinging and itchiness around sites where PMMA based fillers (New Plastic and Precise) were injected. My face is asymmetrical hard , lumpy and pitted. Is there any solution?

Doctor Answers 3

Removing PMMA filler from the face with surgery

It is quite possible to remove PMMA fillers from the face and body with surgery. I have enormous experience in this realm. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 94 reviews

PMMA fillers

Unfortunately, the PMMA fillers you have had contain different sized beads and this can cause exactly the problems you have,  Surgical excision may be required to remove the lumps and injections of Kenalog with or without 5FU may settle the itching.

I hope that helps.

Best regards.

Brian Windle, MD
Kirkland Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 64 reviews

Consult Dermatologist to Resolve PMMA/Bellafill Filler Nodules, Lumps, Swelling

Removing PMMa-based Fillers that are causing discomfort may require surgery.  5fu/steroid injections, LED light therapy, RF treatments, may help. Please consult with an expert. Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 196 reviews

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