As we age the face undergoes very predictable changes that include volume loss, skin surface changes, skin laxity and more obvious signs of muscle action. The changes are manifest as flattening of the cheeks, crepey skin, blunted jawline, jowls, redundant neck skin, smile lines and uneven pigmentation. Due to genetic and environmental factors we all age differently and therefore it is essential that a tailored solution for rejuvenation is adopted. Modern rejuvenation will usually encompass a number of different treatments to ensure a natural un-operated look is maintained.
With the passage of time and with the impact of environmental factors such as excess sunlight the skin undergoes change. The thickness of the dermis (a deep layer of the skin) reduces, leading to a loss of natural skin bounce which causes an increased tendency for fine lines and crepey skin to develop. Ways to reduce the appearance of sun damage include the following options;