Ultrasonography and Facial Aesthetics

Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2022 Apr;46(2):999-1000. doi: 10.1007/s00266-021-02458-2. Epub 2021 Jul 9.


Ultrasonography examination is an important ally of facial aesthetic procedures. This examination allows for precise planning, with complete vascular mapping of the face, cutaneous and subcutaneous thickness, in addition to enabling procedures guided by filled substances. The knowledge of this information allows the professional to carry out his work in a safe manner, with reduced chances of complications and clinical failures, combining aesthetics with a satisfactory function.Level of Evidence V This journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authors www.springer.com/00266 .

Keywords: Anatomy; Diagnosis; Diagnostic imaging; Radiology.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Esthetics
  • Face* / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Ultrasonography