At Face Value: A Survey of Self-Image and Health Behavior


“Reports state that cigarette smokers generally experience a pattern of facial

wrinkles similar to that of nonsmokers, however, the wrinkles of smokers are expressed
prematurely and more severely than those of nonsmokers (1,2). This study used a
digital side-by-side progressive comparison of cigarette-related premature facial
wrinkling versus typical non-smoker facial wrinkling over a period of several decades
(teenage, 20, 30, 40, up to 50 years)…”

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y.