As we age, our faces go through a number of changes. Those changes happen to a number of facial structures to varying degrees. The extent that any one change causes aging will differ from person to person. This is why cosmetic procedures and facial plastic surgery needs to be individualized and carefully selected by an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon. We often obsess about surface wrinkles and sagging, but aging goes much deeper. The very structure of our face changes as we age.
Long-term Patterns of Age-Related Facial Bone Loss in Black Individuals
Our Face Bones Change Shape as We Age | Live Science
Robert B. Shaw, Jr. Katzel, MD, Peter F. Koltz, MD, David M.
Our Face Bones Change Shape as We Age
If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to retrieve your username. Corresponding Author: Jacob I. Facial skeletal changes that occur with aging have critical importance to the aesthetics of the aging face and the field of facial rejuvenation.
A gracefully aging face is a beautiful thing, but there are changes that occur with age that we would like to slow down. Age affects every nook and cranny of the body. Along with the wisdom, experience, and accomplishments that come with getting older, there are changes that occur in our outward appearance. Changes in our faces are most at the forefront. There are also structural rearrangements going on behind the scenes.