Tobacco isolated as cause of skin aging

September 1, 2002

Los Angeles - Researchers in The Netherlands who looked at nearly 1,000 patients added to the confirmation that smoking causes wrinkles and enhances skin aging in both sexes. They also found that smoking seems to wreak even more havoc on men's skin, causing telangiectasias. So, they said, smoking may have different effect on men and women when it comes to skin changes.