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What is Ozempic doing to people’s skin?

Cosmetic dermatologists are seeing patients daily who have lost weight after taking semaglutide drugs and aren’t happy with the way their complexion looks.

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Cosmetic experts are seeing patients complain about their skin quality after rapid weight loss and taking semaglutide drugs such as Ozempic.


Not so long ago, a 91原创 artist whispered a theory on set. They claimed that when a client sat in their chair, they could instantly tell if they had been taking Ozempic, the newly available in 91原创 Wegovy or some other semaglutide medication, by looking at their skin.

It was, they said, a change in the quality of the skin itself, beyond 鈥淥zempic face,鈥 the term often used to describe the hollowed cheeks and newly-prominent lines that can accompany rapid .

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