Facial plast Surg 2015; 31(01): 010-014
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1544251
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Introduction to Volumetric Facial Rejuvenation

Mark Glasgold
1  Department of Surgery, Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey
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12 March 2015 (online)


The volumetric techniques of injectable fillers and autologous fat transfer are an important tool in the treatment of facial aging. Rapid widespread adoption has outpaced a sophisticated understanding of the goals of volume rejuvenation. The development of shadows and shadow patterns are the fundamental changes that occur with volumetric facial aging. A detailed examination of these shadows will lead to an understanding of how to apply volumetric techniques to create natural appearing results.