After being crowned word of the year in 2013, it was only a matter of time until ‘selfie’ became a business opportunity.

According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, selfies are behind a boom in young people (well, young people in the United States anyway) seeking plastic surgery.

The survey, among a ‘select group of the organization’s 2,700 members’ found that the desire to look hot in a selfie has been great for business.


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