The Instagram generation is driving Dubai’s booming cosmetic surgery industry – in some cases to the point of addiction – surgeons said as they met in the city for an annual summit that is among the largest of its kind.

Medics spoke of the boom in demand for buttock implants, the sharp increase in the number of male patients and the demand for skin tightening after dramatic weight loss, at the Dubai International Symposium for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.