Biostimulators and Anatomy

Biostimulators and Anatomy

Biostimulators and Anatomy
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Are you confident that your PLLA injection skills are providing your patients with maximum benefits regardless of location?

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes

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  • Overview

    The differences between biostimulators and dermal fillers are simple yet critically important to their safe and successful use. With the help of 2D animation, Dr. Joel Cohen presents different techniques to optimize results in patients and minimize the risk of adverse effects.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. GLC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Faculty:
    Joel L. Cohen, MD
    Director, AboutSkin Dermatology & Research
    Associate Clinical Professor, University of California Irvine
    Greenwood Village, CO

    Consulting Fees: Galderma
    Contracted Research: Galderma

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Stephen Chavez has nothing to disclose.
    • Libby Lurwick has nothing to disclose.
    • Brian P. McDonough MD, FAAFP has nothing to disclose.
    • Tricia O’Leary has nothing to disclose.
    • Colleen Resnick has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Distinguish the unique characteristics of PLLA and other dermal fillers for use in the face and body
    • Describe effective reconstitution methods and injection techniques for different anatomic locations and aesthetic objectives
    • Illustrate anatomical features and areas where advanced PLLA injection techniques may be necessary to optimize aesthetic outcomes and minimize adverse effects
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, dermatology nurse practitioners, and dermatology physician assistants.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    Global Learning Collaborative is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Galderma.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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