Facial aging after massive weight loss

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, November 2, 2018

Massive weight loss after bariatric surgery makes the body look thinner and the face look older, according to a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS).
Seven plastic surgeons analyzed photos of 65 bariatric surgery patient faces before and a year after surgery. Patient average perceived facial age before surgery was 40.8 years versus 43.7 years after weight loss surgery. Men older than 40 and people who lost the most weight in the study appeared to age most.
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