• 'Snapchat dysmorphia' is a disturbing new phenomenon where people want to look more like their filtered selfies

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Snapchat and Instagram filters are influencing how young people think about beauty.
    Alarmingly, more people are requesting plastic surgery to look better in selfies, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
    And in one disturbing emerging phenomenon, dubbed "Snapchat dysmorphia," some patients are getting plastic surgery to look more like their filtered selfies.
    According to Boston University researchers, digital filters are likely contributing to a rise in body dysmorphia, where people are overly anxious about their appearance.
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