Unlocking the MD Codes: planning dermal filler using “emotional attributes”
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Moving on from the “Foundation” treatment of the cheeks with dermal filler, comes “Contour” treatments including the temples, chin and jawline. Dr Mauricio De Maio, creator of the MD Codes, considers these to be the next most important “codes” to address in a treatment plan, as they are fundamental in adding natural shape.
As we age, anatomical changes affecting bone, fat, muscles and skin can lead to a tired, sad, angry or saggy look. Many of my patients identify with these negative emotional descriptors and visit me seeking gentle refreshment of their appearance to help generate more positive facial messages.