Clinical Procedures Workshops

Aesthetic Dermal Filler Injections for Facial Rejuvenation

This comprehensive workshop will help the participants to understand the creative and artistic aspects of dermal fillers to help your patient’s achieve their desired look. The course will start with lectures on the history, development, and different characteristics of dermal fillers (Restylane® family, Juvederm® family including Voluma®, Radiesse®, and Sculptra®). In addition to some basic areas such as nasolabial fold and cheeks, advance techniques such as teartroughs, temple, nose, neck, and hands will be discuss. In addition to learning the anatomy of the face and principle of beauty, safety and efficacy issues, management and treatment of complications, and dilution and storage guidelines will be covered.  With so many different types of filler and various expectations of the patients, the workshop will discuss the selection criteria of filling agents, establishing realistic patient expectations, and patient education to ensure positive patient outcome. The participants will be able to practice mapping the injection sites on their peers and practice the injections on pig’s feet.  

Thursday, October 11, 2018

8:00 - 11:00 a.m. (CME402)

Note: This workshop is taught using animal products (i.e., pig feet, pork shoulder, chicken).

From attending this session, you will be able to:

  • Assemble plans to address requests for dermal fillers, particularly among patients who may want injections to reduce the signs of aging.
  • Outline appropriate treatment modalities and duration of action required for dermal filler injections.
  • Assess the costs involved in ordering and performing dermal filler injections.
  • Assess the risks and benefits involved in performing dermal filler injections.

If you have already registered for the 2018 AAFP FMX, simply return to your confirmation page or call (800) 274-2237 to register for this course.