Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: Codifying the Face for Foundation, Reconstruction, and Refinement

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Part of the Clinical Approaches and Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology book series (CAPCD)

Abstract

Techniques for facial aesthetic rejuvenation and enhancement are continuously evolving. The use of hyaluronic acid injectable fillers for rejuvenation is the second leading facial aesthetic procedure, after the use of injectable neuromodulator. The first step to achieve an optimal outcome in facial aesthetics is to understand the whole process of aging, such as bone reabsorption, atrophy of the fat compartments, muscle contraction, dental loss, and thinning of the skin. Hyaluronic acid filler is an important tool to achieve a global treatment of the face, since it is capable to restructure, to contour smoothly and to treat delicate areas as well. In this chapter we are going to describe facial assessment, indications, treatment planning, and procedures according to the anatomic area. Authors will explain the best technique and preferable hyaluronic acid to treat the forehead, temples, eyebrows, zygomatic and malar area, periocular region, chin, mandible, and perioral region.

Keywords

Face aging Volume loss Fat compartments Hyaluronic acid Fillers Rejuvenation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dermatology Specialist by University of São Paulo, Titular Member of the Brazilian Dermatology SocietySão PauloBrazil

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