Snapchat Dysmorphia Fuels Cosmetic Procedures

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, April 25, 2018

It’s no secret that Snapchat and Instagram filters are widely used among anyone who has the apps, but these face-smoothing filters are beginning to grow in popularity in an unlikely place. Medical spas have seen an influx of clients making requests to have cosmetic procedures that will help them achieve these filtered looks.

“It has caused patients to become very critical of themselves,” said Patrick Byrne, M.B.A., M.D., AAFPRS Board Member. “They are wanting to ‘fine tune’ things we would have never seen before the world of the ‘selfie.’” he further explained.
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