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Hicksville, NY
A 52-year-old female asked:

Can topical estrogen cream be applied to the face to help prevent wrinkles?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
No estrogen receptor: In general for cells to respond estrogen, they must have estrogen receptors. While the cells of the breast and genitalia are generally responsive due to estrogen receptors, the skin of the face does not have a particularly high concentration although the facial skeleton may be more responsive to bone loss associated with estrogen sensitive osteoporosis.
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Dr. Leonard Grossman
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Yes it can. Speak to your doc about it.
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Hicksville, NY
A 52-year-old female asked:

Will topical estrogen cream help prevent wrinkles?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gena Kluwe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No. Best defense: For wrinkles is a healthy lifestyle. Adequate sleep, exercise, no smoking. Minimal alcohol.
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