Snapchat photo filters linked to rise in cosmetic surgery requests

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The trend, labelled ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’, suggests some people are experiencing a worrying blur between reality and social media.

Plastic surgeons are reporting a rise in requests to look ‘filtered.’

Plastic surgeons are reporting that patients are coming to them with selfies of themselves edited using the filters on Snapchat or Instagram and asking to look more like the retouched photo.

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Plastic surgery in South Korea is so good patients need certificates to prove who they really are

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A young woman celebrates after winning China’s first Miss Plastic Surgery pageant on December 18, 2004 in Beijing, China.

In South Korea, plastic surgery has become so crazy that some surgeons are now issuing out special certificates to prove that patients are who they say they are.

 

 

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