Selfies are taking the Internet by storm, and with more people going face to face with their own image on a daily basis, it’s no surprise cosmetic surgery is on the rise.
It started with young adults, but now everyone from celebrities to politicians are getting in on the selfie craze. How you appear to others is more important now than ever before, and social media technology such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are the driving force.
Plastic surgeons have seen a 25 percent increase of patients looking to enhance their image. However, the obsession with selfies could lead to more insecurity issues, especially with teenagers.
I would encourage people to take advantage of other less invasive options first. Grooming facial hair and eyebrows or adding make-up to hide perceived flaws can go a long way, especially considering selfies often aren’t an accurate representation of what people actually look like anyway.
Read the full article here: Nip, tuck, click: Demand for plastic surgery rises in selfie era
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