The Art of Panfacial Rejuvenation with Biostimulatory Fillers
Brian S. Biesman, MD, FACS
The Practice of Brian S. Biesman, MD
Jeremy B. Green, MD
Skin Associates of South Florida
Coral Gables, FL
David Hill, MD, FACS
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
The Graivier Center
Gideon P. Kwok, DO
Skin Perfect Medical
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Melissa Levin, MD, FAAD
New York, NY
Danielle Sergeeva, MD, CCFP
Redefine with Dr. Danielle
Coquitlam, BC, Canada
This CME course, the first of two, focuses on advanced biostimulatory fillers for panfacial rejuvenation. It educates injectors on the various applications of these fillers in their original, diluted, and hyperdiluted forms. The course covers their use in rejuvenating areas like temples, cheeks, jawline, mid-face, neck, and décolleté. It includes a lecture, a roundtable discussion, and case studies highlighting the impact of a single treatment. The second course, launching in 2024, will focus on the effects of multiple treatments.
To complete this activity and receive credit, the participant should:
- Review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, learning 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:
- Perform a comprehensive aesthetic analysis of the face, neck, and décolleté utilizing an approach that takes into consideration the impact of facial aging, normal as well as ethnic variations in facial proportions, and the patient’s desired outcome.
- Describe the qualities of biostimulatory fillers that allow them to be used in a non-dilute, diluted, and hyperdiluted fashion to achieve panfacial rejuvenation.
- Describe various injection techniques and patterns when using biostimulator fillers in a non-dilute, diluted, and hyperdiluted state in various areas of the face, neck, and décolleté.
- Identify ways to effectively manage complications that may result from injections of biostimulatory dermal fillers in the face.
Commercial Support Acknowledgement
This program is supported by an educational grant and in-kind product from Merz Aesthetics.
This accredited activity is designed and intended to educate physicians and extenders who currently perform injectable treatments with biostimulatory fillers or those who would like to learn more about this these treatments. Primary specialties include dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, and aesthetic medicine clinicians.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and xMedica, LLC. MER 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.
Medical Education Resources designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Medical Education Resources designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.50 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses will be awarded contact hours upon successful completion of the activity.
Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 1.50 contact hours.
Physician Assistant Credit
Medical Education Resources has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.50 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits. Physician Assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
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A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and a completed posttest with a score of 80% or better. Statements of credit will be issued at the end of the program.
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