• Identifying the Location of the Ascending Mental Artery for Chin Injections

    2 monthes ago - By Surgical Aesthetics Magazine

    In an effort to improve the safety of chin injections, Tansatit, Tanvaa MD, MSc, et al, performed cadaveric dissections to determine the locations of the ascending mental arteries. After dissecting 31 embalmed cadaveric faces, the researchers found 19 dominant ascending mental arteries on the right side of the inferior margin of the mandibular protuberance and 12 on the left. The dominant ascending mental arteries enter the chin paracentrally, approximately 6mm from the midline, within the muscular plane, and at a depth of 4.15 ┬▒ 1.95mm from the skin. The main artery forms an anastomosis...
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