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Attaining A Picture Perfect Nose

There are many reasons why men and women today may consider a rhinoplasty treatment. All across the world, increased pressure to look youthful and attractive is mounting thanks in part to a selfie culture that’s making it hard for many to separate their self-worth from the images they see of themselves across their social media accounts. A greater awareness of treatment options and a higher level of social acceptance towards plastic surgery are also helping to drive this trend. Rhinoplasty is among one of the most popular procedures and accounts for almost 10% of the 25% rise in cosmetic procedures over the last couple of years. A particularly popular treatment among younger patients, people are often see rhinoplasty as one of the few ways in which a young adult or teenager can significantly alter their appearance in order to achieve modern standards of beauty. The Benefits of Rhinoplasty Improved Facial Symmetry The size and shape of a patient’s nose can have a significant impact on the overall balance of their facial features, and many cosmetic surgeons recommend rhinoplasty to correct a variety of perceived problems including undefined chins, large foreheads, and other issues with facial balance. While most patients desire a reduction in size, removal of dorsal humps and changes…


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Are Selfies The Reason For An Increased Demand In Plastic Su...

Over the last few years, rates of cosmetic surgery use for young women have risen almost 25% and a new study suggests that selfies may be responsible. Selfies, or self-portraits, have come into popularity largely due to the prevalence of smartphones and the growth of social media networks such as Facebook and Instagram. Initially popular mostly with young adults, selfies have become a market force all their own, creating an entire industry of how-to guides and specialized make-up artists. Now everybody is doing it: at the Academy Awards in 2014, Ellen DeGeneres took a selfie with several other Hollywood A-listers that became the most retweeted tweet of all time. As selfies continue to become a larger part of western culture, a new study from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) suggests that many patients who chose to go under the knife last year did so in order to feel more attractive and more confident when taking photographs, and selfies, to share on social media. One 34-year-old Costa Rican woman living in NY admitted in an interview that she was motivated to undergo a rhinoplasty procedure to improve her confidence and to make her feel more photogenic: “I definitely feel more comfortable right now with my looks.…


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