Ultrasound diagnosis of age-related involutional changes in the lower third of face and neck to determine treatment techniques

  • Valentin Sharobaro
  • Sekina Alimova
  • Anna Telnova
  • Liudmila Shamanaeva I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University)
Keywords: ultrasound diagnostics, tissue ptosis, aged, face, neck, mini-invasive treatment, rejuvenation

Abstract

Objective: To develop a clinical technique for objective estimation of exact location and degree of participation of face and neck soft tissues in age-related deformations for determine effective mini-invasive treatment techniques.

Methods: Ultrasound examination was performed in 2017-2019 at 63 patients with age-related face changes. Examination was done in the vertical position for determine the role, exact location and participation degree of different soft tissues of the face and neck in age-related changes.

Results: Great diagnostic value of ultrasound examination of involutional changes in soft tissues of lower third of face and neck was noted to determine all causes of contour age-related deformities. These results were used to choose effective minimally invasive methods for correction.

Conclusion: Ultrasound examination is a non-invasive, harmless, clinically available, inexpensive examination that allows to determine exact localization and degree of participation of different soft tissues of face and neck in age-related changes. That is very important for planning and use different minimally invasive techniques for facial and neck rejuvenation.

doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.1.3034

How to cite this:
Sharobaro V, Alimova S, Telnova A, Shamanaeva L. Ultrasound diagnosis of age-related involutional changes in the lower third of face and neck to determine treatment techniques. Pak J Med Sci. 2021;37(1):---------.
doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.1.3034

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Published
2020-11-21
How to Cite
Sharobaro, V., Alimova, S., Telnova, A., & Shamanaeva, L. (2020). Ultrasound diagnosis of age-related involutional changes in the lower third of face and neck to determine treatment techniques. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, 37(1). https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.37.1.3034
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Clinical Case Series