Author: CPCA2

The online world provides us many opportunities to escape reality. Filters and “I Woke Up Like This” culture make it easy for us, behind the screen, to distort our online “reality.” However, there is definitely a growing awareness of misrepresentation. Both from users, and the platforms on which the filters are present. Instagram’s move to ban all augmented reality (AR) filters that promote cosmetic medical enhancements is a move welcomed by The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA)Earlier this year, the CPCA first flagged its concerns about the impact of social media and the growing trivialisation of cosmetic procedures by launching its Get Real campaign. A growing number of patient’s had unrealistic expectations in terms of procedural results, and so Get Real is designed to provide education and accurate information to the Australian public about non- surgical cosmetic enhancements.

I was extremely interested and honored to have the opportunity to interview President of the CPCA, Dr Michael Molton.

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