The science and theory behind facial aging

Jordan P. Farkas, Joel E. Pessa, Bradley Hubbard, Rod J. Rohrich

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The etiology of age-related facial changes has many layers. Multiple theories have been presented over the past 50-100 years with an evolution of understanding regarding facial changes related to skin, soft tissue, muscle, and bone. This special topic will provide an overview of the current literature and evidence and theories of facial changes of the skeleton, soft tissues, and skin over time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere8
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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