Loss of volume in the face

Facial Volume Loss

Facial Volume Loss

Collagen and elastin are essential for supporting the structure of the skin and elasticity. As we age, these two components decrease and results in a loss of volume in the face in some key areas such as the cheekbones, the under-eye area, and the cheeks, especially when paired with increased fat pads lower in the face and neck. Depending on one’s lifestyle choices, health and diet, this can affect how quickly or slowly the skin can age and can make one look older than their actual age. Luckily, there are treatments to help rectify this and turn back years of ageing for a more youthful appearance.

The signs of loss of volume on the face which causes ageing include:

  • Loss of volume at temples
  • Lowered eyelids
  • Volume loss in cheeks
  • Deeper nasolabial fold
  • Marionette lines
  • Sagging jowls
  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Temples and cheeks become hollowed (accentuating the appearance of the underlying bone structure)

 

Collagen and elastin are essential for supporting the structure of the skin and elasticity. As we age, these two components decrease and results in a loss of volume in the face in some key areas such as the cheekbones, the under-eye area, and the cheeks, especially when paired with increased fat pads lower in the face and neck. Depending on one’s lifestyle choices, health and diet, this can affect how quickly or slowly the skin can age and can make one look older than their actual age. Luckily, there are treatments to help rectify this and turn back years of ageing for a more youthful appearance.

The signs of loss of volume on the face which causes ageing include: 

  • Loss of volume at temples
  • Lowered eyelids
  • Volume loss in cheeks
  • Deeper nasolabial fold
  • Marionette lines
  • Sagging jowls
  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Temples and cheeks become hollowed (accentuating the appearance of the underlying bone structure)

What causes loss of volume in the face

The three main causes of loss of volume in the face and cheeks are hormonal changes, environmental factors, extreme diet and exercise. Everybody experiences different reasons for their face losing volume as it is a natural part of the ageing process, but diet and lifestyle are big factors in determining the effect on your skin. The loss of definition and shape from youthful high cheekbones and plump skin is affected by:

 

  • Hormonal changes such as those experienced during pregnancy
  • Environmental factors such as smoking, UV damage, stress, and pollution. All of these produce harmful free radicals, which break down collagen and elastin, reducing the “Biological Velcro” that holds our skin tissues up, preventing gravitational descent.
  • Weight loss and extreme dieting
  • Sun exposure. Long term effects of sun exposure can cause wrinkles, dryness, sagging and dull skin and more.
  • Loss of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid
  • Thinning bone density. 

Whilst all of these causes aren’t guaranteed to cause midface volume loss, they can accelerate the process, leading to a quicker decline of the youthful facial proportions that many of us want to maintain for longer.

How we can help

 

With the help of our experts, we have a variety of treatments to address the loss of volume in the face. We can help improve feature definition to restore a youthful volume and bring balance to the face.

Treatments for treating loss of volume in the face and cheeks include:

  • Dermal filler treatments – These specialised treatments can help shape and restore plumpness to fill out sunken facial areas caused by volume loss. Injectables are used to temporarily replace volume, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and give instant volume, Usually used on the cheeks, temples and lips or under the eyes. 
  • Profhilo – Ultra pure hyaluronic acid is used to boost the skin’s own production of collagen, refining and hydrating the skin. Profhilo stimulates collagen and elastin, attracting water in the deeper layers of the skin
  • 3D Fractional Microneedling RF – high intensity focused RF uses your body’s own reaction to tighten the skin with insulated microneedles. For skin tightening and volumising, it encourages new cell production to tighten sagging jowls, creepy skin and more. 
  • HIFU Ultraformer III –  uses targeted ultrasound energy to stimulate collagen production deep in skin tissues, resulting in collagen regeneration for firmer and long-lasting skin tightening effects.
  • Mesotherapy – is a simple and fast treatment with no downtime to boost vitamin and minerals directly into your skin. Reduce fine lines, lacklustre and dull skin 
  • Improve radiance and hydration of the skin 
  • Radiasse – CaHA filler is used for smoothing moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds.  It can be used to improve facial fat loss and add volume to the hands.
  • Sculptra – replenishing your own facial collagen, which restores volume in the face that has been lost.

Treatable areas of the face

  • Forehead Lines
  • Frown Lines
  • Bunny Lines
  • Tear Trough/ Under Eye
  • Nasolabial Folds
  • Marionette Lines
  • Mental Crease
  • Brow Droop
  • Crows Feet
  • Vertical Lip Lines
  • Mouth Frown Lines
  • Sagging Jowls

Book a consultation

Once you have had your consultation to define the treatment area, Our specialists can help you to achieve a more youthful appearance. Whilst age catches up with all of us and your face losing volume is to be expected, we believe you can still look your best.

Book a consultation today and our specialists will provide plenty of expert advice and treatment for you.

What Causes the Loss of Volume in Cheeks & Face?

The three main causes of loss of volume in the face and cheeks are hormonal changes, environmental factors, extreme diet and exercise. Everybody experiences different reasons for their face losing volume as it is a natural part of the ageing process, but diet and lifestyle are big factors in determining the effect on your skin. The loss of definition and shape from youthful high cheekbones and plump skin is affected by:

 

  • Hormonal changes such as those experienced during pregnancy
  • Environmental factors such as smoking, UV damage, stress, and pollution. All of these produce harmful free radicals, which break down collagen and elastin, reducing the “Biological Velcro” that holds our skin tissues up, preventing gravitational descent.
  • Weight loss and extreme dieting
  • Sun exposure. Long term effects of sun exposure can cause wrinkles, dryness, sagging and dull skin and more.
  • Loss of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid
  • Thinning bone density.

 

Whilst all of these causes aren’t guaranteed to cause midface volume loss, they can accelerate the process, leading to a quicker decline of the youthful facial proportions that many of us want to maintain for longer.

 

Prevention

The good news is, there are many things you can do to prevent the loss of volume in the cheeks and your face, not all involving heavy lifestyle changes:

  • Avoid yo-yo diets and excessive exercise
  • Eat healthily to maintain a healthy weight and happy hormones
  • Take supplements to support your skin and boost collagen production
  • Practice sun safety and wear broad-spectrum sunscreen daily
  • Reducing stress
  • Quit smoking and reduce any exposure to secondary smoke
  • Improve your skin and tissue quality (i.e. boost collagen and elastin) through skin products and treatments

How We Can Help With Volume Loss

With the help of our experts, we have a variety of treatments to address the loss of volume in the face. We can help improve feature definition to restore a youthful volume and bring balance to the face.

 

Treatments for treating loss of volume in the face and cheeks include:

 

  • Dermal filler treatments – These specialised treatments can help shape and restore plumpness to fill out sunken facial areas caused by volume loss. Injectables are used to temporarily replace volume, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and give instant volume, Usually used on the cheeks, temples and lips or under the eyes.
  • Profhilo – Ultra pure hyaluronic acid is used to boost the skin’s own production of collagen, refining and hydrating the skin. Profhilo stimulates collagen and elastin, attracting water in the deeper layers of the skin
  • Fractional Microneedling RF – where tiny needles are rolled across the epidermis to encourage new collagen production.
  • Hifu – uses targeted ultrasound energy to stimulate collagen production deep in skin tissues, resulting in collagen regeneration for firmer and long-lasting skin tightening effects.
  • Mesotherapy – is a simple and fast treatment with no downtime to boost vitamin and minerals directly into your skin. Reduce fine lines, lacklustre and dull skin
  • Improve radiance and hydration of the skin
  • Radiasse – CaHA filler is used for smoothing moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds. It can be used to improve facial fat loss and add volume to the hands.
  • Sculptra – replenishing your own facial collagen which restores volume in the face that has been lost.

Treatable Areas Of The Face

  • Forehead Lines
  • Frown Lines
  • Bunny Lines
  • Tear Trough/ Under Eye
  • Nasolabial Folds
  • Marionette Lines
  • Mental Crease
  • Brow Droop
  • Crows Feet
  • Vertical Lip Lines
  • Mouth Frown Lines
  • Sagging Jowls

 

 

 

Once you have had your consultation to define the treatment area, Our specialists can help you to achieve a more youthful appearance. Whilst age catches up with all of us and your face losing volume is to be expected, we believe you can still look your best. Book a consultation today and our specialists will provide plenty of expert advice and treatment for you.

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