TIFA 2023 Science / Medicine

Surviving With Biopolymers

  • Prize
    Bronze in Science/Medicine
  • Photographer
    Yadira Perez
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Living with biopolymers, a mixture of pain and bravery It all began with the aim of creating a beauty prototype. Surgeons and beauticians offered to achieve the ultimate goal of attaining a perfectbo dy without pain or complications. A multitude of women, whose exact number remains unknown, decided to administer fillers. Liquid silicone, marketed under various disguises, was touted as harmless, but the result was excruciating pain, infections, and disabilities. Reducing the amount of this material in the body is crucial to prevent the harm it causes.