The selfie effect
Nailing the perfect selfie has become a lot more than just about perfecting your hair and make-up. The desire to look good has sparked an increase in cosmetic surgery procedures across the world. Whether it is to upload a picture on Facebook or Instagram, merely resorting to filters isn’t enough for youngsters who want to alter their facial features to look picture perfect. The annual review of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery found a significant rise in the demand for invasive and non-invasive plastic surgery procedures. And millennials are looking at options like injectables — over 80 per cent of treatments in 2017 were cosmetic non-surgical procedures.
LOT OF OPTIONS
Dr Sameer Karkhanis, cosmetic surgeon, Centre for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery explains cosmetic surgery procedures, surgical or non-surgical, serve as physical Photoshop to fix the features people don’t like when they see themselves through the lens of their camera. “These could be wrinkles, the shape of the nose, or even the body contours in a tight-fitting dress. Botox still remains the numero uno across the world to reduce the lines on the face. Depending upon the type of injection, a patient must repeat the procedure every six …read more