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hi question about pmma injections in mexico
Hi i noticed you are in favor of pmma injections in mexico which is what i am really interested in. I want more dramatic results than a bbl or implants. can the pmma give me the biggest results and are they safe? I would like to travel to mexico to get them done and have a big result. Why do all the other doctors on here not think this is a good idea? thank you so much

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docblinski
Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  September 5, 2011 6:40 AM

There are always risks in any injections. But a large amount injected is not reasonable. You might or will need multiple sessions over a years time. I do not recommend anything all I'm doing is informing. You need to do your own research.


drfuentes
Plastic surgeon
Tijuana, Mexico
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  September 5, 2011 12:23 PM

I will not be in favor of PMMA injections for buttock augmentations, in any country. The PMMA is large amounts is unsafe, it has a high risk of pulmonary embolism, few cases have been reported in Mexico. If you check well, you will find that most of the peoplo who do this type of injections are non Board Certified Plastic Surgeons, as they do not perform surgery, and that is why they offer risky procedures as PMMA. There are other complications as induration, migration, infection, that usually do not show in the first year after the injection, they take a couple of years to show. Check also if the PMMA is from a reputable laboratory, and they have the aproval of the health deparment in the country you are getting them. In Mexico PMMA is not aproved for buttock augmentation.


drfuentes
Plastic surgeon
Tijuana, Mexico
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  September 5, 2011 12:29 PM

I will not be in favor of PMMA injections for buttock augmentations, in any country. The PMMA is large amounts is unsafe, it has a high risk of pulmonary embolism, few cases have been reported in Mexico. If you check well, you will find that most of the peoplo who do this type of injections are non Board Certified Plastic Surgeons, as they do not perform surgery, and that is why they offer risky procedures as PMMA. There are other complications as induration, migration, infection, that usually do not show in the first year after the injection, they take a couple of years to show. Check also if the PMMA is from a reputable laboratory, and they have the aproval of the health deparment in the country you are getting them. In Mexico PMMA is not aproved for buttock augmentation.


AlexanderRivkinM.D.
Plastic surgeon
los angeles, CA
United States
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Buttock PMMA injections  September 8, 2011 1:16 PM

This is not a very controversial point. Any legitimate doctor will tell you that injecting large quantities of PMMA anywhere, including the buttock area is, to put it politely, not smart. You will get less dramatic results by definition, since PMMA is softer than an implant and cannot push the skin out as much. And you are putting your life on the line. Not just your butt. The internet makes it difficult to distinguish reputable physicians from unethical fringe risk takers. But you know that most physicians think this is dangerous. Don't do it.


drrosenblatt
Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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Butt injection  September 8, 2011 1:27 PM

If you do this, it will be the biggest mistake you make in you life. You will regret it for the rest of your life. Going to Mexico for injections of any substance is STUPID.


baby_fresh08
Silikon 1000 medical grade  September 8, 2014 4:31 PM

I received the medical grade silikon (permanent injections) and have no problems at all. They have been in business for 20 years in Manhattan, NYC. The price is 2k when you get there so there is no fee you have to pay ahead of time. You would be surprised at the long list of people they have serviced in the past. Send me an email if you are interested at baby_fresh08@yahoo.com

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