Snapchat Dysmorphia


It sounds like an episode of the fictional dystopian series about technology, Black Mirror.

Patients are increasingly asking plastic surgeons to make them look like their filtered selfies.

Snapchat and Instagram, in particular (though not only them), provide easy-to-use filters to smooth your skin’s appearance, thin your face, change your eye colour and accentuate your features – image-editing software that is resulting in a new form of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) that some are calling Snapchat dysmorphia.

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