Study Says: Too Many Plastic Surgeons Overlooking Signs of M
During the study, a team at Johns Hopkins University’s division of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery screened almost 600 patients who sought facial plastic surgery at three medical sites during an 11-month period. Using a specialized questionnaire, the team determined whether the patients suffered from body dysmorphic disorder—a condition that is characterized by an imagined defect in one’s physicality that sometimes leads to extreme or excessive cosmetic surgery...