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Face volume loss causes & symptoms

As we age, our skin’s collagen and elastin tend to decrease, leading to volume loss in face key areas such as cheekbones, the under-eye area and cheeks. It can also make certain areas look heavier, such as the jowls and neck, which can lead to sagging skin and may sometimes alter the structure and shape of our whole face. Lost volume in face, especially when paired with increased fat pads lower in the face and neck, is a common factor of ageing.  The three main face volume loss causes are hormonal changes, environmental factors, and extreme diet and exercise.

In terms of hormonal changes as face volume loss causes, this is because they affect the quality and location of fat produced in the face. What’s more, along with volume loss in face, the amount of collagen in our skin cells naturally begins to reduce, and we stop producing as much hyaluronic acid to keep our skin moist. These factors together may result in drier, thinner skin that might no longer hold itself up at optimum plumpness.

While hormonal changes are a natural, unavoidable part of life, you’ll be glad to know that you can better control the other factors that affect volume loss in face structure. Stress, UV damage, pollution, smoking cigarettes, yo-yo dieting and extreme high-impact exercise are all face volume loss causes that can be avoided through lifestyle changes.

All treatments are tailored to the individual and personal experiences and results may vary. We recommend a one to one consultation with our Treatment Coordinators to discuss your treatment options.

Face volume loss causes & symptoms

Best treatment for loss of volume in face

Replacing lost volume in face can help to give you more defined cheekbones, fuller jowls and a stronger jawline – all things that can restore a ‘youthful’ appearance. EF MEDISPA offers some of the best treatment for loss of volume in face options in our London clinics. In some cases, we may recommend a face lift in conjunction with our volume loss in face treatments for optimal results.

Dermal Fillers

Injectables that can help shape and boost volume to fill out sunken areas caused by volume loss in face while smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.


Ground-breaking bioremodelling injectable treatment that boosts the skin’s own production of collagen, refining and hydrating the skin.

Volite HA Boost

Using Juvéderm Volite Dermal Fillers with Hyaluronic Acid to boost skin and encourage rejuvenation of lost volume in face over time.

Jowls Reduction

Treatment targeting neck muscles around the jawline to help tackle signs of ageing caused by sagging skin and increased lower face volume.

Face design

A winning combination of non-invasive Dermal Fillers with Anti-Wrinkle Injectables that address volume loss in face.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should you avoid?

Unfortunately, none of us can avoid ageing. However, there are a couple of things that you can do to help prevent facial volume loss. Firstly, the best treatment for loss of volume in face at home is to use a good moisturiser; a high water intake can also keep your cells more hydrated, and you might help to replace some of the moisture that you’re no longer naturally producing. Secondly, you could avoid smoking and protect yourself in the sun; these face volume loss causes have been proven to accelerate ageing of the skin and volume loss in face.

How long do Dermal Fillers last?

Dermal Fillers is a minimally invasive injectable treatment with long-lasting results against volume loss in the face. The duration can vary from 6-12 months depending on the type and number of areas you would like to treat. Your results will be better if you also tackle the environmental, diet and exercise face volume loss causes.


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After suffering with severe digestive problems for many years, I decided to book a course of hydrotherapy treats at EE Medispa in Chelsea. Having never had this treatment I was quite nervous but the staff and my practitioner Victoria made the whole process very comfortable. I have now been seeing Victoria for regular sessions for about two months and I can honestly say it has changed my life. I have completely changed my diet and the process of detoxification has helped me eliminate everything that was causing me to feel so unwell for many years. I would highly recommend this service to anyone with digestive issues. I am now on my second course of treatments and continue to see great results. This is one of the best investments in my health I have ever made. Thank you so much Victoria! : )

Ambi Jane

Colonic Irrigation

The Zone Out treatment was fantastic, it relaxed my mind and body, clearing my head of all that “London” stress … Victoria, the Hydrotherapist was incredibly knowledgeable and informative; above all making me feel at ease …I can’t wait to come back again!

Jennifer Burton

Zone Out Colonic Hydrotherapy

I had Zone Out Colonic Hydrotherapy. I was immediately at ease with Victoria, she was both friendly and professional. I wasn't sure what to expect with this treatment but within a few minutes of it starting I was already in an extremely relaxed, almost meditative state. It was like being transported into a zone between asleep and awake where you are totally at calm - thoughts can enter your mind but you just let them float away. Afterwards I felt as though I had been asleep for a hours, I was relaxed but also rejuvenated. I would highly recommend trying this!

Matilda Napier

Zone Out Colonic Hydrotherapy

I had the Colonic; Victoria thoroughly explained every part of the procedure, which made for a relaxing experience. I can’t wait to come back again!

Camilla Pryce

Colonic Irrigation

Victoria floats in, complete with bangles and maxiskirt, far from the overall-clad dominatrix I had envisaged. The consultation and treatment explanation are extensive but reassuring and by the time I am gowned up on the bed, I’d honestly trust her with my life. The process is much more civilised than you’d think. Within four sessions, my eyes are brighter, my skin is clearer and I have the energy of a five-year old on a sugar high. The difference is astounding.”

Jessica Hough - Marie Claire Beauty

Colonic Irrigation

It felt GREAT. I’m booking my second visit already.

Lucy Gornall - Fit & Well magazine

Colonic Irrigation

Victoria is incredibly nice about what must be one of the world’s least appealing jobs…I feel so slim, spritely and ready for a dance with John Travolta

Imogen Edward-Jones - Get The Gloss

Colonic Irrigation

I really can't tell you how much better my tummy feels today, like a real weight has been lifted. She is a fantastic therapist, and incredibly knowledgeable.

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Colonic Irrigation

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