By Gary M. White, MD

Wrinkles--Smoker's Face

Three things cause wrinkles.

See also smoker's face.


Creases, folds, and wrinkles occur on the face of the patient as s/he ages. In countries that drive on the right side of the road, the left side of the face may be more affected than the right.


See photodamage.

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Unilateral dermatoheliosis. A dramatic picture of a truck driver who exhibits much more wrinkling on the left side of the face than the right. For years, while a truck driver, UVA penetrated the glass of his truck and struck only the left side of his face. N Engl J Med 2012; 366:e25 April 19, 2012


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