A new study has rubbished the accepted truth that face ages due to the effects of gravity. According to this study, the human face is made up of distinct fat compartments and changes in these compartments results in visible signs of aging. The result of this study was published in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) official journal.

Study Findings
a. This study says that the human face does not age uniformly.
b. With age there are abrupt contour changes in the different units of the face like the forehead, eye, cheek and mouth.
c. These units are the different fat compartments of the face.
d. A face that looks young has a smooth transition between these compartments.
e. The abrupt contour changes in these compartments lead to sagging or hollowed skin and wrinkles.

Advantages of this breakthrough
a. Cosmetic surgeons will be able to pinpoint trouble areas precisely.
b. Injectable fillers can be used on individual sections of the face to add volume.
c. It put surgeons a better position to reverse the aging process.
d. It will help cancer and trauma patients who require reconstructive plastic surgery.
e. It will help surgeons understand facial deformities like cleft lips and vessel tumors.