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Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Babak Azizzadeh to be Featured on Telemundo


Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, is scheduled to be featured in a Telemundo news segment regarding filler injections with new blunt-tip cannulas

Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2012

World-renowned facial plastic surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, will be featured on a news segment highlighting filler injections with new blunt-tip cannulas, which result in a faster recovery time, more accurate placement of the fillers, and virtually no discomfort for patients. The segment will air on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 6:00 PM on Telemundo.

“I'm very excited about educating viewers about the benefits of the new blunt-tip cannulas for filler injections. I truly believe that it's a great innovation that benefits both facial plastic surgeons and patients,” said Dr. Azizzadeh, founder and director of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills.

Blunt-tip cannulas offer several different advantages as opposed to needles, which were previously the only option available for filler injections. New blunt-tip cannulas are much more flexible than a needle and come in several different sizes, allowing facial plastic surgeons, like Dr. Azizzadeh, more options to provide the best treatment possible for their patients. Blunt-tip cannulas are extremely useful for filler injections around the eyes, as they decrease the likelihood of causing any injury or trauma to the delicate area.

“In the past, needles were a necessary part of filler injections like Juvederm, Restylane, and Radiesse, but they often caused patients a great deal of pain, and in some cases, tissue damage at the injection site,” said Dr. Azizzadeh. “With the help of blunt-tip cannulas, a patient experiences less discomfort and no necessary downtime following their treatment.”

Another benefit of the blunt-tip cannula includes a facial plastic surgeon's ability to treat a larger surface area from only a single injection point. Before blunt-tip cannulas, it was necessary to make multiple injection points to achieve optimal results. For instance, now it is possible to plump a patient's lips with only one smooth and painless injection from an experienced Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon.

“Dermal filler injections are an extremely popular procedure that can help a patient look and feel younger. Innovative new blunt-tip cannulas will only add to a treatments appeal,” states Dr. Azizzadeh.

Telemundo has a larger audience than any other Los Angeles Spanish television station, and the news (noticias) broadcast featuring Dr. Azizzadeh will reach thousands of interested adults.

Dr. Azizzadeh is an expert facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and is recognized as a Top Doctor by the US News & World Report. He completed a fellowship in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery at the prestigious Harvard Medical School and is the director of the USC Facial Plastic Fellowship Program. Dr. Azizzadeh is the author of five bestselling books, including the popular consumer guidebook "Beverly Hills Beauty Secrets." He was recognized as a Beauty Expert in 2012, and has been featured in popular media outlets such as The Doctors, Entertainment Tonight, and the Los Angeles Times.

If you would like to learn more about Dr. Azizzadeh and the facial plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures offered at the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, please contact his office today by calling (310) 657-2203 or visiting him on the web at:

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