The 73% subordinate Italian Teens He admitted that he underwent some form of Aesthetic intervention. treatmentsyoung love, Removal unwanted hair or from Stretch marksTreatments Anti-cellulite or to embody it lipRhinoplasty, aesthetic correction ears Mammoplasty is the most requested intervention.
Discussed at the conference Hair, nails and anti-agingwhich was promoted and presided over a. Gabriella Fabrosiniand Director of the UOC Clinical Dermatology at the Federico II University of Naples, and by Prof. ssa Antonella TostiEmeritus Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine.
“Aesthetic treatments are certainly not new – explains Prof. Gabriella Fabrosini – but if before that they were a resource for a larger population of adults who wanted to appear younger and for those who wanted to correct their physical imperfections, and sometimes adapt imperfections, to feel better about themselves, today More and more young people and especially very young teenagers, They want to feel attuned to Instagram’s look, the fit with their peers and the aesthetic ideal that social media unites.”
According to experts, the general improvement in economic, social and cultural conditions, along with simplification and increased accessibility, contributes to making the possibility of cosmetic treatment more widespread even among young people. Added to this, especially for the little ones,Perfecting beauty The common belief is that success in life is somehow intertwined with physical traits.
“In the age of social networks like Instagram and TikTok – explains Professor Fabrosini – image is everything for many young people. Teens share their lives online, You are consciously or unconsciously looking for confirmation from your “like”. One of the main reasons patients seek plastic surgery is Desire to look better in photos. More and more teenagers want fuller lips and sharper cheekbones, in search of the perfect selfie (about 34 billion are taken a year) ».
On the other hand, it is important to consider procedures for aesthetic interventions that are made in the interest of health andPsychological balance of the adolescent patient. The presence of an objective physical defect or deformation, for example, that It causes psychological distress and negatively affects social life. In general, aesthetic interventions can be recommended and always carried out With utmost caution and proportionfor mentally healthy adolescents, who have realistic expectations and whose dissatisfaction stems from a part of the body that needs correcting.
On the other hand, all actions are aimed at achieving perfect beauty, changing ethnic traits that can lead to reality identity crisis.
risk of body deformity
The risk of over-corrective surgery is high for those who suffer from it body dysmorphic disorder. Adolescents with this condition have normal physical features or small defects, which tend to be amplified by a changed perception of themselves, and a strong sense of embarrassment with others to avoid situations that involve direct social contacts such as school and relationships. By resorting to surgery, those who suffer from this disorder can cause the snowball effect, since it will not be any pathological intervention at all, such as The problem is emotional and psychological, not physicalIt should be used in psychotherapy.