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Aesthetics industry and body image

Body image issues are rising so does the medical aesthetics industry need to shape up its act when it comes to the images it portrays?  Heather Stephen finds out.   Dermatologist Dr Anjali Mahto was flicking through a magazine over breakfast when she came across an ad which almost made her choke on her coffee. The advert for a body sculpting treatment showed a very slim woman pulling a small section of skin of her washboard flat tummy with the strapline ‘if you can pinch it we can treat it’. Speaking on her Instagram feed, Dr Mahto, a consultant dermatologist…