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Pre- or post-op Michael Jackson? Are we prettier men after plastic surgery?

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US researchers say that we tend to find men more attractive, likeable and trustworthy after they have had cosmetic surgery on their faces, as well as believing their social skills to have improved. The team surveyed 145 participants; asking them to rate photos of 24 men before and after going under the knife. The team says this kind of facial 'touch-up' appears to not only boost your physical attractiveness, but a variety of personality traits also.

Journal/conference: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery

DOI: 10.1001/jamafacial.2019.0463

Organisation/s: Georgetown University School of Medicine, USA

Funder: No funding information stated.

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