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Middle Third

Loco Regional Technique 

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Before starting

Selection of the Patient & Photography

Indications

  • Young Patient

  • Deep and/or long naso labial folds

  • After easy technic, complete to treat the face of elderly patient with this technique applied for middle third.

  • In case of sequellae of facial paralysis, this technique has to be applied in minimum for the not paralyzed hemiface.

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Kissing

Picture asking the patient to kiss

Show the patient which movements to do 

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Other dynamic pictures

with full cheeks

with empty cheeks

even sometimes tongue out
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Step 1

Position of the Patient

  • in Dorsal Decubitus

  • Showing the legs

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Take your attention

It s forbidden to cross the legs !

Crossing the legs lead to some muscles in hypercontraction !

Marking Material
High quality pens are necessary

Marking Material

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Step 2

Selection of the Patient & Photography

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Marking the Naso Labial Furrow Area

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Dividing the Naso Labial Furrow Area in Squares or Cubes

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Sometimes, there are 3 and other times 4 squares in the division of the naso labial furrow area.

Direction and Sense of Vectors for NLF

How to apply Vectors to treat Naso Labial Furrow

Each vector has to be applied ,, normal,, to the plan of each NFLs square or cube.

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For each vector, just .05 ml need to be injected.

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.05 ml = 1/2 graduation of a 1 ml syringe

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