Basic Lower Face Cannula Training

Cannula syringe drawing, a course form APT Injection Training

Basic Lower Face Cannula Training – Hyaluronic Acid

Duration: 1 Day (9.5 hours)

Pre-Course Reading: 12- 15 hours

Prerequisite: Licensed Medical Professional

Fee: $2,750 CAD

While all aesthetic practitioners require the knowledge of how to use a needle to administer dermal filler, many choose to the learn the cannula technique. The cannula technique has many advantages and has been shown to reduce swelling and bruising while increasing patient safety. This course will cover all areas included in our Basic Filler Training Course but does so using the cannula. Extensive pre-course material is provided to you both through APT Injection Training and our training partner, MATA Training Academy. Further instructions are provided upon registration. Please call us at 289-271-5718 or for upcoming dates and to register.

Course Overview

  1. Overview of anatomy and physiology as applied to the skin
  2. Types of dermal fillers, their history, FDA approval, properties/mechanism of action, indications of each product’s use
  3. Emphasis on establishing client expectations, contraindications, potentials risks including use of hyaluronidase
  4. Proper injection techniques using a cannula – bolus, serial puncture, retrograde and antegrade injections, linear threading, fanning, cross-hatching, layering and others as required
  5. Understanding the consultation and treatment processes through interactive teaching
  6. Practical – smoothing lines, filling creases, contouring and enhancing facial features using dermal fillers in the follow treatment sites:
  • Lips – augmentation and definition
  • Melomental folds
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Cheek augmentation
  • Fine lines
  • Jaw contouring