VIDEO. “Dr Miami”, the cosmetic surgeon who shares his operations live on Snapchat




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Further investigation. Dr Miami, the cosmetic surgeon who shares his operations live on Snapchat
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Worship of the body obliges, Americans are the first consumers of cosmetic surgery in the world. In Florida, paradise of the scalpel, the notoriety of certain doctors reached new heights. Especially when they share their surgeries live on social media … “Further investigation” followed “Dr Miami” to the OR.

“Hello, welcome to the OR! Hope you have a good Thursday. We have a breast lift with implants, which I will show today.” On the East Coast of the United States, “Dr. Miami” shares all of his operations with his community. His medical assistant has turned into a smartphone assistant to broadcast the videos live. He even responds in real time to all questions from the public (sometimes unrelated to the operation).

Here, cosmetic surgery has become a spectacle to watch live on Snapchat. On the favorite social network of young people, they are 2 million to follow “Dr Miami”.

His filmed interventions are seen by 2 million fans

The surgeon, who is also a TV star, is riding the public’s taste for series like Grey’s Anatomy or Emergency room, except that shows him everything, even the crudest details. His extreme videos have made his success: we come from all over the country to have an operation, after having waited up to two years on the waiting list!

On the pool table that day for the “breast lift with implants” broadcast “live” on Snapchat, Cecilia, 23 years old. She drove 2,000 kilometers for this $ 10,000 intervention (8 Approximately 500 euros) that Dr. Miami advises to renew every five years. “All the Hollywood stars do it every year”, he assures him. The plastic surgeon also performs penile operations (the most watched on Snapchat), but this “great day” will continue with “Brazilian buttocks, liposuction, and more breasts”.

Extract of “From selfie to scalpel: young surgery addicts?”, a document to review in “Further investigation” April 1, 2021.

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