The weight of fat and tissue beneath your skin can over time lead to stretching and sagging.
Incidence: Very Common
○ More than 3 million US cases per year
○ Treatable by a medical professional
○ Usually self-diagnosable
○ Lab tests or imaging not required
Sunlight, aging and smoking cause your skin to lose its natural elasticity which directly contributes to sagging facial features. These factors all play a role in reducing elastin and collagen which is needed to maintain healthy skin elasticity.