Facial Anatomy View for Aesthetic Fillers Injections

  • Bhertha TamuraEmail author
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Part of the Clinical Approaches and Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology book series (CAPCD)


The therapeutic armamentarium for facial rejuvenation has changed over the years. Fillers and the comprehension of the aging process have evolved rapidly. The techniques have changed and facial anatomy needs to be better understood. Fat compartments and bone aging and reabsorption are responsible for aging of the face. Therefore they are key for facial rejuvenation. The most important anatomical references for facial aging treatment are the fat compartment, the vasculature, and the bones, but also the muscular interaction, the neural complex, and even the subcutaneous and full skin thickness need to be studied. The risks and drastic consequences of arterial occlusion have haunted physicians. To get a successful outcome and to minimize complications, it is necessary to analyze the facial anatomy and to recognize which areas should be volumized or filled to promote lifting aspect. It is possible when fillers are deeply injected at specific points, acting as vectors.


Fillers Anatomy Arterial occlusion Amaurosis Adverse events Implants Facial anatomy Rejuvenation Aging Bone Vascular Necrosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clínicas Hospital of São Paulo of the University of Sao PauloSao PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Barradas and Bourroul’s Ambulatório de Especialidades in Sao PauloSao PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Sorocaba’s Ambulatório de Especialidade in SorocabaSao PauloBrazil

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