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Avoiding malar edema during midface/cheek augmentation with dermal fillers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22191006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
As dermal fillers have evolved, volume restoration and contour enhancement have become the objective of advanced injectors. The value of injections of dermal fillers into the midface is well documented in the literature. However, the midface, particularly the infraorbital hollow, is the facial area most prone to adverse events from filler treatment. Malar edema is a particularly significant and long-lasting untoward event that is frequently reported. This article reviews the anatomic basis for malar edema, relates it to filler injection technique, and presents the author's preferred method of injection to help ensure avoidance of this adverse event.
David K Funt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1941-2789     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Aesthet Dermatol     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101518173     Medline TA:  J Clin Aesthet Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  32-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Assistant Clinical Professor, Plastic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.
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