Thin Lips and Facial Volume Loss
Thin lips and facial volume loss can both be results of the ageing process.
Getting older can bring about many physical changes in the body, and when our face starts to look older, it is primarily due to alterations in the structure of the skin.
Collagen and elastin are components found within the skin that help keep it firm, smooth and supple. As we age, the production of these substances starts to weaken, and the skin loses its youthful volume and bounce, which may happen in various conditions that affect the appearance, two of which are a lack of fullness and thinning of the lips.
Some of the effects of sun damage to the skin include:
— Lines and wrinkles: Overexposure to the sun’s rays can help to speed up the ageing process, as the skin becomes dehydrated and further damage to the production of collagen and elastin, which keeps the skin full and supple.
— Dry skin: As UV rays cause the skin to become dehydrated, the skin can become rough, itchy, flaky and scaly in appearance.
— Age spots: UV rays as part of the ageing process can cause hyperpigmentation and age spots.
— Atypical moles: Although these are common, exposure to the sun can lead to changes in shape and colour, which may require closer monitoring.
Hyaluronic Acid Dermal fillers can be used as a treatment that can successfully improve both facial volume loss and thin lips. This injectable procedure can plump and fill out the concerned area and enhance the size and proportion of the lips, giving the desired ratio of one-third for the top lip to the two-thirds bottom lip.
At Dr PJ Aesthetic Clinic, we use only the best-known FDA-approved injectable Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers