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9.02: Midface/Cheek standardized zones

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The standardized upper midface zones:

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***INSERT MIDFACE ZONES IMAGE HERE***

Key structures that may be visible in the cheek zones:

ZONEPOSSIBLE KEY ANATOMY*
C1
The intersection of the vertical lateral canthal line from the orbital rim to the horizontal line from the superior alar groove
Orbicularis oculi m.
Zygomaticus major m.
Zygomaticus minor m.
SOOF
Superficial malar fat
Perforators from facial a.
Zygomatic ligament
C2
The intersection of the vertical line from the mid pupil to the horizontal line from the superior alar groove
Orbicularis oculi m.
Levator labii superioris m.
Infraorbital a.
Facial v.
LAO
Deep Medial Fat Compartment
C3
The intersection of the vertical line from the medial canthus to the horizontal line from the superior alar groove
orbicularis oculi m.
LLSAN
Angular a. and v.
Levator labii superioris m.
C4
The intersection of the vertical line from the mid pupil to the horizontal line from the inferior alar groove
Zygomaticus major m.
Zygomaticus minor m.
Perforators from facial a.
C5
The intersection of the vertical lateral canthal line from the orbital rim to the horizontal line from the inferior alar groove
Levator labii superioris m.
Zygomaticus minor m.
LAO
Infraorbital a.
Facial v.
Deep Medial Fat Compartment
C6
The intersection of the vertical line from the medial canthus to the horizontal line from the inferior alar groove
LLSAN
Levator labii superioris m.
Nasalis m.
Angular a. and v.
Deep medial cheek fat

*The structures that can be identified in each zone are subject to variation based on probe footprint, resolution and individual anatomical variability.