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1

How does facial acupuncture work?

Harmonize internal imbalances which affect our overall health, cause aging of internal body system and reflect on the face as wrinkles, sagging, puffiness, discoloration

2

List contraindications for Facial Acupuncture

DM
Thrombophilia
Blood thinning medications
Long term corticosteroid use
Severe migraines
HTN
Contagious skin disease
Infected, irritated skin, open wounds
Severe deficiency of Qi and blood
Extreme stress, tension
Caution in pregnancy

3

Muscles of facial expression develop from the mesoderm of the __________. They are all innervated by _____

2nd branchial arch
CN VII

4

The earliest herbal medicine book that included facial rejuvenation was ________

Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing

5

The earliest known book to discuss acupuncture in facial rejuvenation was ___________

Huang Di Nei Jing

6

During the Jin Dynasty (265-420 AD), what book added acupuncture to the modalities used for facial rejuvenation?

Zhen Jiu Jia Yi Jing

7

List the muscles of facial expression involved with

Plastysma
Zygomaticus Major
Zygomaticus Minor
Levator labii superioris
Mentalis
Risorius
Buccinator
Depressor labii inferioris
Depressor anguli oris
Orbicularis Oculi
Orbicularis Oris
Corrugator supercilli
Levator palpebrae superioris
Procerus
Epicranius
Temporalis

8

List the muscles of facial expression involved with smiling

Zygomaticus Major
Zygomaticus Minor

9

What muscles express sadness?

Plastysma
Depressor anguli oris

10

What muscles engage frowning?

Corrugator supercilli
Procerus

11

The levator labii superioris is involved in what facial expression?

sneering

12

The mentalis muscle is involved in what facial expression?

doubt or disdain

13

The muscle of facial expression that is innervated by CN III is ______. This muscle's function is ________

levator palpebrae superioristo

elevate upper eyelids

14

The epicranius muscles function to ________ and express _______

raise eyebrows, draw scalp back

surprise

15

Which facial muscle closes the eyelids?

Orbicularis Oculi

16

The action of the Buccinator muscle is ________. It participates in expression of ___________

blowing a trumpet

frustration

17

The Risorius muscle participates in expression of _________

tension