Physical manifestations of facial aging are now understood to include not only skin laxity and superficial photodamage but also deeper substructural volume loss of fat and muscle.1
There has been recent interest in the lay community in facial exercises or facial “yoga” that can rejuvenate the aging face, presumably by inducing underlying muscle growth.2-4 In this report, we describe what we believe to be the first clinical trial to assess facial exercise as a modality for improving skin appearance.
Alam M, Walter AJ, Geisler A, et al. Association of Facial Exercise With the Appearance of Aging. JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(3):365–367. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5142
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