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The Hyaluron pen is a revolutionary needleless technology for injecting Hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers into the lips and facial tissue. This innovative pen allows for more precise, controlled injection of dermal fillers without needles.

Many aesthetic professionals now offer lip augmentation using a Hyaluron pen. But comprehensive training is essential for safely administering filler with this unique device.

At Ethos Aesthetics + Wellness, Dr. Soni provides expert insight on Hyaluron pen use for licensed medical providers looking to expand their filler expertise. In this article, we’ll discuss:

  • How the Hyaluron pen works
  • Benefits of needleless lip augmentation
  • Required certifications for use
  • Techniques for proper pen handling and injection
  • Safety protocols and precautions
  • Aftercare recommendations post-treatment
  • FAQs about Hyaluron pen training

Clinicians completing such Hyaluron Pen Lip Filler Training gain the knowledge and skills to safely perform needleless lip augmentation and take their aesthetic practice to the next level.

What is a Hyaluron Pen and How Does it Work?

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A Hyaluron pen uses pressurized air to precisely inject Hyaluronic acid filler through a narrow nozzle tip. It’s considered a needleless technology because it doesn’t utilize standard syringe needles to deliver the HA filler.

Here are the basic components and mechanism:

  • Filler ampoule – Contains the Hyaluronic acid filler. The pen inserts directly into the ampoule.
  • High pressure air – Generates up to 2.5 bar of pressure to propel filler through the tip. Adjustable settings allow control of injection pressure.
  • Narrow nozzle – The 0.3mm tip temporarily opens the skin to deliver filler just under the surface. Wider and more consistent dispersion than needles.
  • On/off lever – Controls the timing and flow of filler injection with each pulse. Very precise adjustments can be made.
  • Depth dial – Allows users to adjust injection depth from 0 to 2.5mm for optimal filler placement.

With full control over pressure, flow, depth, and timing, the Hyaluron pen allows fillers to be implanted precisely into the lips and facial tissues. The needleless delivery results in less pain, bruising, and faster recovery.

Benefits of the Hyaluron Pen Lip Filler Technique

The Hyaluron pen technique offers many advantages over traditional needle-based dermal filler injection:

  • Minimal pain – No painful needle pricks means greater client comfort. Only topical numbing cream is typically needed.
  • Less bruising and swelling – The pen’s atraumatic needleless delivery reduces trauma to the delicate lip tissues. Clients experience less downtime.
  • Higher precision The pen’s adjustable nozzle tip can meticulously implant filler into the lips and facial contours. Greater finesse than needles.
  • Even dispersion – Filler spreads evenly under the skin because it’s delivered through continuous, pressurized pulses. Results in smoother lips.
  • Natural-looking results – The pen allows complete customization of filler depth, volume, and contour for subtle lip enhancement.
  • Minimized risk– The lack of needles eliminates risks like needle bending or breakage under the skin. Reduced chance of vascular occlusion events.
  • Shorter treatment time – The continuous pulsed delivery speeds up treatment sessions compared to manual injections.

With proper training, clinicians can learn to safely leverage these advantages to achieve beautiful, precise lip augmentation results for their clients.

Certification Requirements for Hyaluron Pen Use

Because the Hyaluron pen utilizes dermal fillers, specialized training and proper licensure are required to perform treatments legally and safely.

The following credentials are mandatory:

  • Advanced medical degree – Only providers with an MD, DO, DDS, DMD, NP, or PA may legally inject fillers or practice medical aesthetic procedures in the United States.
  • State licensure – Active, unrestricted medical license in the state you will be practicing in. Some states require a supervising physician for PAs and NPs.
  • Basic filler training – Hands-on instruction in proper filler injection technique, anatomy, safety protocols. Typically a multi-day course focused on syringe-based injection.
  • Device training – Specific certification in use of the Hyaluron pen device, covering proper handling, settings, depth adjustments, troubleshooting, etc. This is provided by the manufacturer.
  • Live patient training – Performing a minimum number of supervised, hands-on Hyaluron pen treatments to demonstrate competency. Conducted by an experienced provider like Dr. Soni.

At Ethos Aesthetics + Wellness, Dr. Soni offers the most comprehensive Hyaluron pen and lip filler training tailored to licensed providers ready to add this cutting-edge treatment to their practice.

Techniques for Proper Hyaluron Pen Use

With its multiple adjustable parameters, utilizing proper technique is critical to achieving optimal filler results with the Hyaluron pen.

Here are the key skills Dr. Soni focuses on:

  • Handling – Keeping the pen steady perpendicular to the skin at all times. Applying the right pressure against tissue. Avoid angling the tip as filler is dispensed.
  • Depth adjustment – Setting the correct depth dial for different injection points and filler objectives. For example, more superficial placement along the lip line versus deeper deposition in the body of the lips.
  • Lever pulsing – Controlling the timing, duration and frequency of each lever push or pulse to precisely disperse filler with each burst. More pulses means more filler is released.
  • Cross-hatching – Utilizing a cross-hatch injection pattern to evenly cover the treatment area. Redirecting the pen at perpendicular angles with each pass.
  • Layering – Building up filler gradually with multiple lighter cross-hatched passes to prevent overcorrection or irregularities.
  • Pressure adjustment – Modulating the air pressure dial to match each treatment zone. More delicate areas require lower pressure settings to avoid tissue damage.

Mastering these techniques takes extensive hands-on practice under close guidance. Dr. Soni provides personal attention and feedback to each trainee during live patient treatment sessions to perfect their skills.

Safety Protocols When Performing Pen Treatments

Client safety and comfort is the top priority when performing any injectable treatment. During our training program, Dr. Soni stresses strict adherence to these protocols:

  • Thoroughly review medical history and medications to screen for contraindications like autoimmune disorder, oral anticoagulants, or allergy to HA fillers
  • Use minimal topical numbing cream to maintain client sensation and allow accurate monitoring of results
  • Avoid overcorrecting or injecting too deeply, especially near blood vessels
  • Have client remain upright during treatment to avoid vascular occlusion risk
  • Ask client to periodically contract lip muscles to check for occlusion and assess diffusion
  • Stop treatment immediately if client reports pain or whitening of the lip
  • Have emergency supplies on hand like Hyaluronidase, warm compresses, nitroglycerin, and vascular occlusion protocol
  • Document each syringe/ampoule used including lot numbers in the client chart
  • Photograph face from multiple angles before and after treatment
  • Provide detailed post-procedure instructions verbally and in writing

With emphasis on education, precautions, and planning, our Hyaluron pen training promotes consistent safety and results for aesthetic clinicians.

Lip Filler Aftercare Instructions

lip filler treatment practitioner

Educating clients on proper aftercare is critical to achieving the best lip enhancement results following Hyaluron pen augmentation.

Dr. Soni stresses these post-care instructions:

  • Apply cold compresses for 10 minutes each hour to minimize swelling
  • Sleep elevated on pillows the first night to reduce edema
  • Avoid extreme lip motion like exaggerated talking or smiling for 2 days
  • Do not manipulate or massage lips to retain even filler distribution
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours
  • Refrain from oral contact for 2 weeks to lower infection risk
  • Use lip balm to keep lips moisturized while avoiding gloss or liner for 1 week
  • Take arnica and bromelain supplements to decrease bruising and swelling
  • Return for follow up appointment in 2 weeks for assessment

Meticulous adherence to protocol means patients heal optimally with the most beautiful, natural-looking lip enhancement results.

FAQs About Hyaluron Pen Training

Who can legally perform Hyaluron pen lip augmentation? 

Only licensed medical doctors, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and dentists may legally inject dermal fillers in the United States.

Are there any prerequisites before taking Hyaluron pen training? 

Yes, basic filler injection training and certification is required, as well as your state medical license. The pen manufacturer also provides device-specific training.

Where can I find needleless lip filler training near me? 

Contact local plastic surgeons or medspas to ask if they offer Hyaluron pen training programs. Select a course led by an experienced injector like Dr. Soni for optimal instruction.

How long does it take to complete training and certification? 

A comprehensive 4-day Hyaluron pen curriculum provides the necessary knowledge and hands-on practice for clinician certification. Additional self-study and mentoring is also vital.

What filler is used with the Hyaluron pen? 

Hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvéderm, Restylane, and Versa are formulated to flow through the pen’s micro-nozzle. Manufacturer’s guidelines must be followed.

Does the procedure hurt more without needles? 

No, patients experience far less pain with the needleless Hyaluron pen technique. Only minimal numbing cream is needed for most clients. The pen prevents tissue trauma.

How long do results last compared to needle injection? 

When performed properly, Hyaluron pen lip filler results last 6 to 9 months, comparable to traditional syringe injection. But with far less bruising, swelling and discomfort for patients.

Dr. Hardik Soni

MD, Founder/Lead Physician

About Dr. Hardik Soni

Dr. Hardik Soni is the founder and Medical Director of Ethos Aesthetics + Wellness. His primary focus is on minimally invasive and non-invasive cosmetic procedures including botulinum injection (Botox and Dysport), dermal fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse), laser hair removal, chemical peels, and laser skin rejuvenation. Dr. Soni believes in a more conservative approach and his first goal is education. Clients are able to determine the ideal treatments after discussion with Dr. Soni regarding the expected outcomes, cost, as well as risks.

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