Ugh, of course 'Snapchat dysmorphia' is a thing in plastic surgery now

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Social media filters gave teenagers versions of themselves with flawless skin and big baby blues. What could go wrong?

Doctors have been worrying about the impact that social media has on self-image for a while. But now the term "snapchat dysmorphia" has now made it into the pages of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

In a co-authored opinion piece (spotted by Inverse) titled "Selfies — Living in the era of filtered photographs," three plastic surgeons sound the alarm about how selfie filters are impacting people seeking plastic surgery, especially those suffering from the medical disorder body dysmorphia.  Read more...

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