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Social Media Users Show Greater Acceptance of Cosmetic Surgery

Key clinical point: Higher social media and photo-editing use was associated with a greater acceptance of cosmetic surgery.

Major finding: Tinder and Snapchat users show greater acceptance of cosmetic surgery, compared with other social media platforms.

Study details: An online survey of 252 participants.

Disclosures: No funding or conflicts of interest were declared.


Chen J et al. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Jun 27. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2019.0328.