As we age, the fat on our face gradually reduces. Although this may sound like a good thing for some of us, this fat is what usually makes us look more youthful, because it smooths out facial contours.
Volume loss is one of the most significant contributors to facial ageing. It has a huge effect on the appearance of the mid-face, leading to a loss of prominence in the cheek area, accentuation of hollow cheek bones, as well as a loss of skin elasticity and excess skin.
Recreating cheek volume in ageing patients creates a youthful appearance.