What Makes Before and After Photos Bogus?
With the advent of Instagram and the widespread sharing of before and after photos by doctors to an ever-increasing audience, the patient needs to be wary. All is not what it seems. Sharing before and after photos isn’t new. For years doctors have shared their photo gallery on their own website. But that’s not the same as sharing photos on social media. For one, there wasn’t a “crowdsourcing” of patient “photo” knowledge prior to social media.
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