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Facial Rejuvenation with Fillers: The Dual Plane Technique.

Salti G, Rauso R - J Cutan Aesthet Surg (2015 Jul-Sep)

Bottom Line: The average total amount of products used has been 12 ml per patient with an average amount per session of 3.75 ml.The dual plane technique is an injection technique based on anatomical logics.Different types of products can be used according to the plane of injection and their rheology in order to obtain a natural result and few side effects.

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Affiliation: Istituto Medlight, Florence, Italy.

ABSTRACT

Background: Facial aging is characterized by skin changes, sagging and volume loss. Volume is frequently addressed with reabsorbable fillers like hyaluronic acid gels.

Materials and methods: From an anatomical point of view, the deep and superficial fat compartments evolve differently with aging in a rather predictable manner. Volume can therefore be restored following a technique based on restoring first the deep volumes and there after the superficial volumes. We called this strategy "dual plane". A series of 147 consecutive patients have been treated with fillers using the dual plane technique in the last five years.

Results: An average of 4.25 session per patient has been carried out for a total of 625 treatment sessions. The average total amount of products used has been 12 ml per patient with an average amount per session of 3.75 ml. We had few and limited adverse events with this technique.

Conclusion: The dual plane technique is an injection technique based on anatomical logics. Different types of products can be used according to the plane of injection and their rheology in order to obtain a natural result and few side effects.

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Mentions: All the areas of fat reabsorption are confined in between the ligaments,[34] so that on the surface of the skin, several grooves become identifiable with the volume deflation: The tear trough and the palpebro-malar groove (tear trough ligament and orbital retaining ligaments), the midcheek groove (zygomatico-cutaneous ligament), the nasolabial fold (nasolabial ligament), the buccal fat groove (parotidomasseteric ligament), and the marionette line (labiomandibular ligament) [Figure 3].[479] All these ligaments tend to keep their strength in the central area of the face where a strong fixation exists, and become looser laterally.


Facial Rejuvenation with Fillers: The Dual Plane Technique.

Salti G, Rauso R - J Cutan Aesthet Surg (2015 Jul-Sep)

Ligaments of the face
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Figure 3: Ligaments of the face
Mentions: All the areas of fat reabsorption are confined in between the ligaments,[34] so that on the surface of the skin, several grooves become identifiable with the volume deflation: The tear trough and the palpebro-malar groove (tear trough ligament and orbital retaining ligaments), the midcheek groove (zygomatico-cutaneous ligament), the nasolabial fold (nasolabial ligament), the buccal fat groove (parotidomasseteric ligament), and the marionette line (labiomandibular ligament) [Figure 3].[479] All these ligaments tend to keep their strength in the central area of the face where a strong fixation exists, and become looser laterally.

Bottom Line: The average total amount of products used has been 12 ml per patient with an average amount per session of 3.75 ml.The dual plane technique is an injection technique based on anatomical logics.Different types of products can be used according to the plane of injection and their rheology in order to obtain a natural result and few side effects.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Istituto Medlight, Florence, Italy.

ABSTRACT

Background: Facial aging is characterized by skin changes, sagging and volume loss. Volume is frequently addressed with reabsorbable fillers like hyaluronic acid gels.

Materials and methods: From an anatomical point of view, the deep and superficial fat compartments evolve differently with aging in a rather predictable manner. Volume can therefore be restored following a technique based on restoring first the deep volumes and there after the superficial volumes. We called this strategy "dual plane". A series of 147 consecutive patients have been treated with fillers using the dual plane technique in the last five years.

Results: An average of 4.25 session per patient has been carried out for a total of 625 treatment sessions. The average total amount of products used has been 12 ml per patient with an average amount per session of 3.75 ml. We had few and limited adverse events with this technique.

Conclusion: The dual plane technique is an injection technique based on anatomical logics. Different types of products can be used according to the plane of injection and their rheology in order to obtain a natural result and few side effects.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus