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What is the most common cause of skin wrinkles?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Sun damage is the most important factor in skin wrinkles, causing up to 90 percent of the damage. People with light complexions are more at risk for damage than others are, but no particular skin color or type is safe from the potential dangers of sun exposure.

Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing to safeguard your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

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