Facial aging in the midface reflects cumulative results of multiple intrinsic and extrinsic factors over time. Midfacial rejuvenation procedures can make a positive impact on facial attractiveness and patient satisfaction.
To review evidence and clinical experience using combination treatments for midfacial rejuvenation to achieve optimal outcomes.
This article provides a review of published scientific evidence supporting the use of combination therapy in midfacial rejuvenation. In addition, the authors share their cumulative clinical experience and best practices for combination treatments in the midface.
Clinical experience and evidence shows that combining multiple aesthetic therapies targeting multiple aspects of the aging process provides optimal results, with greater overall efficacy and a higher level of patient satisfaction.
*Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada;
†Department Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California
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S. Humphrey is an investigator, speaker and/or consultant for Allergan, Evolus, Galderma, L'Oreal, Merz, Revance, Valeant. K. Beleznay is an investigator, speaker and/or consultant for Allergan, Evolus, Galderma, Revance, Valeant. The remaining author has indicated no significant interest with commercial supporters in regards to this work.