Definition of a "Blunt-tip microcannula"
Definition of Blunt:
The word Blunt can be defined as:
- slow or deficient in feeling; "insensitive"
- having an edge or point that is not sharp; "a blunt instrument"
- being straight to the point; "direct"
Definition of Cannula:
- a small tube for insertion into a body cavity or into a duct or vessel
In Aesthetic Medicine, a blunt-tip microcannula is a small tube, with an edge that is not sharp, designed for atraumatic intradermal injections of fluids. Depending on the size of the inter diameter, it can be used either for fat transfer, or for the injection of fillers, like Hyaluronic Acid, Collagen, poly-L-lactic acid, CaHA, etc
Blunt-tip microcannula VS sharp needle
Advantages of using a Blunt-tip microcannula instead of a sharp hypodermic needle: