Metro - Dr. Marco Harmaty: "Can Facial Exercise Work Better than Botox?"

According to Catherine Pez's new book, "The 5-Minute Facial Workout: 30 Exercises for a Naturally Beautiful Face," exercising facial muscles will lift, firm and arrest wrinkles.

New York, NY
 – April 3, 2014  –– 

Marco Harmaty, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, questions the plan's effectiveness. "It doesn't have any science behind it, so it's hard to make a case for it," said Dr. Harmaty. "It's counter to the methods of cosmetic surgery and Botox, which is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide. Stretching out the skin and making muscles stronger and deeper could actually cause skin to wrinkle." Learn more