Dr. Michael McCracken Lectures On His Restylane "Cannula" Technique

Members of the American Academy of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery learn about a new method for injecting Restylane.

Online PR News – 22-May-2012 – Denver, CO – Denver, CO - Dr Michael McCracken was invited to lecture before a meeting of the ASOPRS (the American Academy of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) in Tuscon this past weekend. Dr. McCracken presented his technique of injecting Restylane into the “tear trough” using a “cannula”, which is a thin tube.

Dr. McCracken discussed the benefits of using Restylane vs other fillers (it is natural and normally found in the skin, it is very safe, and it can be dissolved with an enzyme), he says. Attendees of the meeting viewed a brief video showing Dr. McCracken performing the Restylane cannula technique with a patient.

“The cannula method is used to place Restylane or other dermal fillers in under-eye bags and cheeks to add volume,” says Dr. McCracken. “This eliminates the need for multiple needle injections, so bruising which is common with these treatments is reduced or eliminated. The person can go right back to regular activities,” says Dr. McCracken. “This technique provides excellent results for my patients who are able to return to regular activities with no downtime,” he says.

ASOPRS is a selective group of about 500 surgeons who have been specially trained in surgery of the eyes and face.  It is the most exclusive group of eyelid surgeons.

Dr. McCracken says that Restylane can be used to correct many signs of the aging face including to smooth lines and wrinkles, fill in “hollowed” areas, reduce the appearance of lower lid bags and to restore fullness and balance to the face. For more information visit www.mccrackenmd.com or call 720-851-6500. The McCracken Eye and Face Institute is located in Parker and in Boulder, CO.

About Dr. McCracken:
Michael McCracken, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist with additional specialized training in oculoplastic surgery. Dr. McCracken is among a handful of members of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a highly selective society of specially trained surgeons who focus on the eyes and surrounding areas. Dr. McCracken is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Dr. McCracken has lectured internationally and has also been chosen as a member of the BOTOX® and Juvéderm® National Education Faculty.

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