Accurately Assessing Lines on the Aging Face

Plast Surg Nurs. 2018 Jan/Mar;38(1):31-33. doi: 10.1097/PSN.0000000000000213.


The ongoing positive aging trend has resulted in many research studies being conducted to determine the characteristics of aging and what steps we can take to prevent the extrinsic signs of aging. Much of this attention has been focused on the prevention and treatment of facial wrinkles. To treat or prevent facial wrinkles correctly, their causative action first needs to be determined. published very compelling evidence that the development of wrinkles is complex and is caused by more factors than just the combination of poor lifestyle choices.

MeSH terms

  • Face / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Skin Aging / pathology*