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Global Injections

Posted On: Jun 28, 2018   |   Posted By: Surgical Aesthetics Magazine

Global Injections

Full-face rejuvenation with injectables offers high patient satisfaction, but requires advanced training and an awareness of risk factors.By Inga Hansen When medical aesthetic practices first began to use the term “Liquid Facelift” to describe the use of fillers and botulinum toxins for facial rejuvenation, there was some discomfort in the industry. Many practitioners were wary of suggesting that patients could achieve results comparable to a facelift nonsurgically, and the outcomes were not always ideal. But with experience, new indications and improved techniques, outcomes have improved significantly. More recently, we've learned that injectable treatments not only make the face look younger but can make it behave in a more youthful fashion as well.
Increased strain or compression in the perioral region among older patients changes the appearance of this area, causing more dynamic lines and visible muscle movement, according to a University of Pennsylvania study published in September 2014 in PRS Global...

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