February 12, 2019 Tags: anti-aging treatments, Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery, lip surgery, lip volume, plastic surgery for face, cosmetic procedures for face, lip filler, dermal filler for lips, Plastic Surgery News
Researchers have discovered a new contributor to upper lip aging – volume loss. As we age, the upper lip lengthens and the soft tissue thickness decreases. The lengthening and thinning of the upper lip leads to a loss of volume. Studies show that this occurs at the “alar nasolabial fold” (the lines running from the base of the nose to the corners of the lips) – the area that gives the lips a “sagging” appearance. These findings suggest that plastic surgery and other cosmetic procedures are beneficial for facial rejuvenation.
Read more: http://www.plasticsurgerypractice.com/2019/01/volume-loss-not-just-sagging-causes-upper-lip-aging/