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Facial asymmetry increases with age

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Asymmetry between the two sides of the face increases steadily with aging, a finding with important implications for facial rejuvenation and reconstructive procedures, reports a study in the November 2018 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Using a technique called 3D photogrammetry, it was found that asymmetry increased with aging across all thirds of the face, but the changes were greatest in the lower two-thirds - from the eyebrows to nose and from the nose to chin - compared to the upper third.

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