The Science of Visualization: The Role of Ultrasound in Precise Delivery of Aesthetic Procedures
Jennifer Levine, MD
Jeremy Green, MD
Jared Green, MD
In this course, ultrasound is reviewed and explained by a radiologist, and aesthetic applications from both a dermatology and facial plastic surgery perspective are discussed and demonstrated. Specific attention is paid to how to interpret ultrasound as it relates to the underlying anatomy and how visualization can help the clinician identify the appropriate skin layer.
To complete this activity and receive credit, the participant should:
- Review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, educationalsobjectives, 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 ultrasound technology and the role it has in aesthetics
- Explain why precise delivery of energy or fillers is important
- Identify best treatment protocols for skin tightening when using visualization in microfocused ultrasound
Commerical Support Acknowledgement
Support for this educational activity is provided by Merz Aesthetics.
This CME-certified activity is primarily intended and designed to educate physicians and extenders who currently perform aesthetic procedures. Primary specialties include dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and cosmetic surgeons.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern Medical Association and xMedica. The Southern Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Education Credit - Physicians
Southern Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Certificate of Attendance – Non-Physicians
All non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance/participation.
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