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Smartphone Users at Risk for “Tight Neck” and the New High Tech “Wrinkle”

Have you ever tried counting how many times you glance down at your smartphone or tablet in a day? How about the amount of time spent sending all those texts and emails?

Dermatologists are now treating patients as young as 23 for signs of the high-tech beauty blunder.

Tech neck is a weakening of the neck muscles, causing signs of aging-like wrinkles, lines, and drooping skin. The overuse of neck muscles is directly related to the constant, repetitive motion of looking down at a device, a basic requirement in our now super connected daily lives.

There are steps patients can take to treat and prevent these lines from forming, no matter how many selfies, tweets, or messages they send in a day. Read more.

As Seen on Good Morning America:

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