A young woman who had a facelift at sixteen due to a rare condition that makes her look decades older, wants to raise awareness for others like her.
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Since the age of 12, Zara Hartshorn had been mistaken for a woman in her forties or fifties due to a disease she inherited from her mother.
After visiting Dr Abu Garg at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre in Dallas, Texas, he found that they were suffering from a condition known as Cutis Laxa.
Acceptance of her condition has made Zara turn a new corner and she’s determined to use it to help others.