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Snapchat filters are the new plastic surgery goal 10:54 a.m.

Enlarge Image Snapchat fans use filters for fun but what happens when they want to look like their distorted selves in real life?                  Snap Enlarge Image Snapchat fans use filters for fun but what happens when they want to look like their distorted selves in real life? Snap
Delores Daniels | 07 August, 2018, 15:58

The condition is called "Snapchat dysmorphia".

"This is an alarming trend because those filtered selfies often present an unattainable look and are blurring the line of reality and fantasy for these patients", say the piece written by doctors from Boston University School of Medicine's Department of Dermatology.

If you are a Snapchat user, then you're pretty aware of how filters can make you look.

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People with BDD may spend a lot of time comparing their looks with others', looking in or avoiding mirrors and going to great lengths to hide perceived flaws.

In a 2013 TEDx talk, Northwestern University psychology professor Renee Engeln summarized the problem and its core, saying, "Our sense of what's real, what's possible when it comes to beauty, is warped by our overexposure to these images". It's a mirror that travels with you everywhere.

However, the term "Snapchat dysmorphia" was just coined this year by British cosmetic doctor Tijion Esho. However now, they're utilizing applications to see what they'd look like.

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Until recently, only models and celebrities could take flawless, envy-inducing photos. A 2017 survey from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery sound that 55 percent of surgeons report seeing patients who mention selfies as a reason for requesting surgery, compared to 42 percent in 2015.

The authors say social media photo filters are altering people's perception of beauty worldwide. However, most do plastic surgery teenagers and young people. In some cases, it can even lead to developing body dysmorphic disorder, she said.

Though BDD can be treated with therapy and medication, about one fourth of people with the disorder have attempted suicide, according to a 2007 study, and many more have experienced suicidal thoughts. This can include engaging in repetitive behaviours like skin picking, and visiting dermatologists or plastic surgeons hoping to change their appearance.

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National Selector Ed Smith, said: " Ollie Pope has made an exceptional start to his first class career". He has scored 684 runs in the Championship, at an average of 85.50, which includes three centuries.

Users are also shielded from other potentially anxiety-inducing measurements including how many friends they or others have on the platform, or how many people view each other's Stories, they concluded. "They like the way look", she said.

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