NPR Choice page - facial bone aging


Fat, Bone, and the Aging Face | facial bone aging

Changes in the facial skeleton that occur with aging and their impact on Selective resorption occurs in specific areas of the adult facial bone.

Getting rid of facial wrinkles may not be enough to obscure the signs of aging. For a truly youthful look, you'll have to reshape the bones in your.

Background: Facial bone aging has recently been described as primarily resulting from volume loss and morphologic changes to the orbit, midface, and mandible. Objective: The authors demonstrate how the facial skeleton bone mineral density (BMD) changes with age in both men and.

A new study indicates that significant changes in facial bones -- particularly the jaw bone -- occur as people age and contribute to an aging.

Facial bones in black adults maintain higher mineral density as they age than other races, resulting in fewer changes to their facial structure.