Personality as plain to others as the (altered) nose on your face

April 12, 2015 11:29 AM

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Going under the knife for a younger-looking face does more than alter a person's own body image, according to a new study published this week in the journal JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. It also changes how an individual's personality is perceived by others.

"Facial plastic surgery changes the perception of patients by those around them," wrote the researchers. "Traditionally, these interventions have focused on improvements in youthful appearance, but this study illuminates the other dimensions of a patient's facial profile that are influenced by facia...

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