What are Jowls or Sagging Skin?

Jowls are the loose or sagging skin along the jawline and neck. The skin looses its elasticity as we age resulting in loose sagging skin.  This results in some fullness or hanging of the skin under the chin and along the jawline.  There are a number of different ways to treat this from non-surgical to surgical options.

What are the causes of jowls?

There are many different factors that can result in jowls or sagging skin of the face.  These factors include:

  • Genetics
  • Ageing
  • Sun exposure
  • Weight loss
  • Diet
  • Illness
  • Dehydration
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Jowls can be treated using a variety of different techniques from non-surgical to surgical options.  The non-surgical options include:

The surgical options may include:

  • FaceTite
  • Mini Face lift
  • Full Facelift
Reza Nassab FRCS Plast

Reza Nassab FRCS Plast

This page has been medically reviewed by Mr Nassab, consultant plastic surgeon.  

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