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ASIA Syndrome Expert for Silicone Injection Removal in Los Angeles

ASIA Syndrome ( Autoimmune/Inflammatory Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants) is described as a constellation of symptoms likely induced by the exposure of a foreign substance by the body. Experts in the medical and surgical management of liquid silicone complications have known for years that a percentage of patients who have undergone injections of liquid silicone into the face and body present with symptoms of arthralgia, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, joint pain, and stiffness that arose immediately after or years-after the injection of illegal silicone. 

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is one of the leading experts in the surgical management of liquid silicone complications and provides surgical relief for many patients who have longterm exposure to biopolymers and silicone injections. 

The goal of management is to safely remove the foreign body burden within the soft tissue, thereby decreasing the antigen load on the immune system. Kare Plastic Surgery specializes in the removal of liquid silicone from the buttocks, face, lips, and breasts.