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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Pandel Cream
Pandel Cream [posted 7/17/98]
Answer: Steroid creams applied in high strength or for long periods of time can atrophy subcutaneous fat. Since the SQ fat is necessary to establish the contours of the face, it can make areas of the face look weird. This is the limitation on the face and the age limitation. In fact, small areas for short times with small concentrations don't produce this problem.