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Do you have “Smartphone Face”?

“It seems more and more patients ask me about the lines and folds on their neck,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, physician and cosmetic skin specialist at Sanova Dermatology. “It’s funny, but my first question is always ‘what kind of phone do you have?'” With an increase in texting and checking emails on the go, more and more of us spend good portions of our day staring down at our phones. And it seems to be taking it’s toll. “I call it ‘Smartphone Face’,” says Dr. Hanson, although really its the increase in lines and creases on the neck than the face. Patient always seem to focus on the face, worried about crows feet looking for ways to maintain volume and a youthful look. “But don’t forget about the neck! It can be a giveaway…”