Dino and Stacy

Selfie got you down? Plastic surgeons to the rescue!
Selfie got you down? Plastic surgeons to the rescue!

Go on Facebook or Instagram  just about anytime of the day and you’ll see selfies galore. What you might not see are all the rejected photos people have taken of themselves because they are not happy with how they look. Well, one person’s picture preference is another one’s profit.

According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, there has been a huge jump in facial plastic surgery in the past year and the doctors credit selefies as the reason. There was a 10% increase in nose jobs, a 7% increase in hair transplants, and a 6% increase in eyelid surgery.

I don’t photograph well, and while I may have been part of someone else’s selfie, I rarely take any of myself. But why people are deciding on plastic surgeries based on selfies boggles my mind.

For starters, it’s not a well taken picture to begin with. You’re taking that photo in the moment, with an outstretched arm, in less-than-ideal lighting, and depending on the angle you’re shooting from you’re probably seldom ever getting your “good side.” Yet based on these photos, plastic surgeons are cashing in.

Maybe it’s too obvious, (or not obvious enough) but there is another method of self-examination if you’re thinking of some sort of reconstructive surgery: it’s called a mirror.

Sponsored by

LARMCO Windows & Siding

larmco620

Celebrate our 55th anniversary with 55% off!

Contact Dino & Stacy


Phone: 614-273-2658

Email: Mornings@sunny95.com.

News

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

Fresh
FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Black Friday, Entertainment

PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

AP970543650046_2

For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

in Entertainment

William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

shatner

The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

in Entertainment

‘Horrible Bosses 2′ reunites goofball trio for kidnapping comedy

horribleboss

After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit comedy, buddies Nick, Kurt and Dale reunite.

in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Does this town have the ugliest Christmas tree in America?

tree

It's like "A Charlie Brown Christmas" for some folks in Pennsylvania and they're not impressed.