Blunt Tip Cannula
Dermal filler injections are some of the most popular cosmetic procedures and are performed almost daily at Desert Med Aesthetics. Blunt tip cannulas provide Dr. Doriana Cosgrove with a new, innovative filler injection technique.
Traditionally a needle is used for filler injections, Juvéderm® Voluma and Radiesse® which can be painful and often causes tissue damage and bruising. Dr. Doriana Cosgrove uses blunt-tip cannulas to achieve the same results without any of the drawbacks associated with needle techniques. Like a needle, the cannula has a hollow bore, but unlike the needle, it does not have a beveled sharp tip. Instead, it has a blunt rounded end.
The blunt-tip cannulas come in different sizes and are more flexible than a needle, which results in significantly less pain during the procedure and a vast reduction in bruising after the injections, decreasing social downtime.
Using the blunt-tip cannula is especially beneficial for injections around the eyes. Filler injections around the eye were previously difficult to perform with a needle because it caused too much trauma to the delicate area. With the blunt-tip cannula, Dr. Cosgrove can safely and more effectively treat the eye area without the patient experiencing excessive bruising post-treatment.
Another great advantage of blunt-tip cannulas over needles is that Dr. Cosgrove is able to treat a larger surface area from a single injection site. For example, she is now able volumize the entire lip or cheek area using just one puncture site.
By using the blunt-tip cannula in filler injections, Dr. Cosgrove is able to provide patients with better results. The advantages of using a blunt-tip cannula over a needle for injections are truly in the patients’ best interest.
The advantages include:
Blunt-tip cannula significantly reduces trauma to the tissue and decreases the risk of bruising.
Patients experience less discomfort and pain with the blunt-tip cannula.
The social downtime needed as a result of bruising and swelling from needles is practically eliminated.
Fillers can be administered with greater precision so the results are more natural. Additionally, less product is needed to treat most areas when using the blunt-tip cannula.
Cannulas allow access to virtually any area of the facial anatomy for improvement with fillers. Previously hard to treat areas are easily corrected using this technique.
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Beyond the innovation of our instruments and technology, Desert Med Aesthetics is proud to offer the highest-quality products and services available. Whether your needs are as simple as a facial or you’re ready to invest in your skin care, our medical spa offers a wide array of laser skin therapies, medical skin care, and complete aesthetician treatments. With our dedication to creating lasting results, guests from throughout the Coachella Valley have found a home where they can feel comfortable receiving all forms of non-surgical skin care.
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Dr. Doriana Cosgrove
Since opening Desert Med Aesthetics, Dr. Doriana Cosgrove has dedicated her career to providing men and women with comprehensive, personalized care in a welcoming environment.
Starting with your initial consultation, you’ll be welcomed by a staff that is genuinely committed to helping you achieve your goals. For new patients, your first visit is focused on identifying problem areas that are keeping you from feeling confident about your appearance.
Whether you’re visiting Dr. Cosgrove for the first time or returning for touch-ups, the team at Desert Med Aesthetics looks forward to providing you with the aesthetic care you deserve.