California plastic surgeons have found that women show sign of aging just like their mothers, sharing the same pattern of wrinkles, lines, and sagging on the face.
10 pairs of mothers and daughters ranging from 15-90 years old who looked similar in appearance were scanned. They found that the visible signs of aging in the older generation, particularly loss of skin elasticity and deterioration of collagen around the eyes, followed an almost identical pattern in the younger generation. The study found that this was most true in the areas of the lower eyelids and tear ducts.
The signs of aging in the daughters increased in visibility with age after the mid 30s.
Research was conducted at the Loma Linda University Medical Center.