Facial Volume Loss

Facial Volume Loss

What is facial volume loss?

Facial volume loss is usually noticeable in the form of hollow/sunken cheeks or temples and thin lips. This can give off a grim appearance. Hollow cheeks appear to recede inward into the facial bones, instead of projecting outward. A thinning of the lips can also occur, even at an early age. Around the 30s, you might notice that your lips are becoming thinner and deflated. You might also experience loose skin around the jawline. This can give off the appearance of a weak chin.

What are the causes?

As with most aesthetic concerns, the aging process often results in a loss of facial volume. Not only do our bodies produce less collagen (which gives skin its elasticity and plumpness), but subcutaneous fat is lost as we grow older. A sudden loss of weight, smoking and other poor lifestyle choices can also accelerate this look.

Thin lips occur for the same reason that your skin begins to sag over time: lost collagen and hyaluronic acid (HA). Collagen and HA give our lips plumpness, moisture and an overall look of youthfulness. Lip shape and size is also determined by genetics. If your lips are naturally small, there’s a good chance that your lips will begin to thin out in your late 20s.

Get treatments in Capitol Hill of Seattle

The best way to restore volume to the face is with dermal fillers. Dermal fillers can be injected under the skin to add plumpness and fullness to the temples, cheeks, jawline and lips. All facial fillers have their own unique advantages. Radiesse can rebuild facial contours like chins and cheekbones. The Juvederm family of fillers and Restylane are the perfect fillers for restoring volume and fullness to the skin. In order for us to determine which injectable filler is right for you, please schedule a consultation at Lifted Beauty + Wellness in Capitol Hill, Seattle. Fill out the request form on our site or call/text us at (206) 299-1102 to get started.


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