Facial compression during sleep results in wrinkles, and possibly contributes to skin expansion, according to research recently published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.
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ASAPS Press Center - Study Shows Stomach and Side Sleeping Positions Cause Facial Distortion and Wrinkles Over Time
New York, NY (July 26, 2016) - A new study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the peer-reviewed publication of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), indicates that compression, tension, and shear forces applied to the face during sleep cause facial distortion when people sleep on their sides and stomach, leading to the development of sleep wrinkles over time.
New York, NY (July 20, 2016) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), a world leader in aesthetic surgery education and Anzu®, developers of the AnzuMedical™ Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration PlatformTM, are pleased to announce that 20 medical residency programs have joined the first-ever Nationwide Plastic Surgery Collaborative Residency Network, the “RADAR Residency Network” which launched earlier this month.