Wikipedia : Dimple also known as gelasin is a small natural indentation in the flesh on a
part of the human body, most notably in the cheek or on the chin. Gelasin is derived from
the Greek word 'gelaein' which means to laugh.
Dimples have been mislabeled as genetically inherited. Most of the dimples are
permanent while some are transient.
It is possible to surgically to create permanent dimples, and the surgical procedure to
create dimples is very simple and straightforward.
Dimples are created by the doctor making a tiny incision inside a patient's cheek. The
incision on the inside of the cheek leaves a permanent indentation in the skin, creating
the dimple. The entire outpatient procedure requires only a local anesthetic and takes
about 30 minutes to complete.
Those un-inherited dimples disappear as the baby's baby fat melts away. But for those
who inherited dimples, the condition lasts until old age—and concurrent fat loss—lessen
their appearance. In general, dimples are permanent,
Dimples frequently take place on both cheeks and one side dimple is considered a rare
phenomena. It is said only 20% of the population owns dimples. People with dimples look
cute and adorable and is considered as a sign of beauty. Some cultures conclude that
Dimples bring good luck and happiness.
Fans swoon over the Indian actress', Preety Zinta's (Indian actress) deep dimples. Alia
Bhatt's (Indian actress) subtle dimples add a zing to her personality.
Pop superstars like Katy Perry, actress Jennifer Garner , supermodel Miranda Kerr have
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He boarded the 5.30 pm bus from the University. This was not his usual time nor his
route. He had taken a detour just to dive into the natural indentation. Romance and
wooing were not his forte but Cupid had not missed his mark.
Today he hurried his pace to catch the 5.30 pm bus. He had to pick up groceries on the
way to home.
She opened the door. The grey in her hair and the dimpled cheeks set his heart racing
even after three decades. He had learnt the sign language to converse with her along
with his Master’s degree.
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