Facial Anatomy - What You Need 2 Know When…Injecting Dermal Fillers
Amir H. Dorafshar, MD, FACS, FAAP
Jocelin Sisto, PA-C
The goals of this course are to review/discuss anatomy as it relates to facial injectables. Topics covered include a review of the skin, vasculature, and muscles of the face. The lecture also includes an overview of danger zones and complications.
To complete this activity and receive credit, the participant should:
- Review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, educational objectives, and disclosure information
- Complete the entire self-study
- Complete the post-test and evaluation/claim form
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Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe the layers of the face
- Demonstrate facial anatomy in terms of the arterial, venous and musculature systems
- Delineate danger zones of injection sites
- Describe important facial anatomy related to injectables
- Demonstrate anatomical danger zones of the face
- Discuss mechanisms for blindness and skin/tissue loss
Commerical Support Acknowledgement
Support for this educational activity is provided by Allergan, Galderma, and Merz.
This CME-certified activity is primarily intended and designed to educate physicians and extenders who practice aesthetic medicine including dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and cosmetic physicians.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME), Imedex, and xMedica. NACCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians: This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
NACCME designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The information contained during this course is for educational purposes only and may not apply to your specific application or situation. The course content is not verified and should not be relied on for any medical or experimental procedures. Additional education is required to complement the information contained therein. The author, society, distributor and provider (hereinafter referred to as the "Producers") shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damages, including without limitation any indirect or consequential damage or injury, resulting from the implementation of the practices and research discussed or displayed in the course. As a result of viewing this course, you agree that reliance on any practice displayed in the course without additional research, verification, and study shall be at your own risk. The Producers accept no liability for the content of this course.
Faculty indicate that there may be discussion of off-label uses of products.
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