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A 55-year-old female asked about a 55-year-old member:

What causes wrinkles to the skin besides smoking n cafine?

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Dr. Brian Lynch
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Wrinkles: Living, expressing emotion. The skin starts out smooth and unwrinkled. We crease it from use. It is just like a piece of paper or cardboard. If you fold or bend it there'll be a crease there . You do it over and over again the underlying tissue or structure breaks and weakens.
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