Here’s what distorted faces can look like to people with prosopometamorphopsia

The visualizations may help educate clinicians about this underdiagnosed condition

These “demonic” images, with stretched features and deep grooves (right side of each panel), depict what a man with a rare neurological condition perceived while looking at a man’s and woman’s faces (left side of each panel).


A. Mello et al/The Lancet 2024

Imagine a person’s face.