Plastic Surgeons Offer Video Tips To Maximize Safety During Filler Injections

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, May 15, 2017

Avoiding key "danger zones" may help plastic surgeons enhance the safety and effectiveness of facial filler procedures, according to an expert update in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®.
The article outlines preferred injection techniques in the facial danger zones – the temporal region, the infraorbital region, upper lip, commissure, lower lip, nasolabial fold and nose, and stresses that the practitioner should be able to recognize complications and address them immediately.

"Given current trends, it becomes even more important that plastic surgeons, dermatologists, oculoplastic surgeons and facial plastic surgeons learn safe, predictable techniques to achieve optimal results with facial filler injections," says study author Rod J. Rohrich, MD, and colleagues from the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute. Dr. Rohrich also serves as editor-in-chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®.
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