Should Cosmetic Surgery Be Restricted Essay

759 Words 4 Pages
Cosmetic Surgery Should Be Restricted For Teens A young and healthy teenager is sitting on a chair waiting for the anaesthetic to seep through her skin, as the surgeon slowly cuts open her nose. While she thinks about how perfect her nose will look, she has not realized the real risk of undergoing cosmetic surgery. From 1996 to 2011, two hundred and thirty thousand teens have undergone cosmetic surgery. Many teens do not understand the later effects that will impact their life forever. Although the number of teens having surgery has increased, about thirty-six percent are unaware of the implications after the procedure (Khalik). These implications can affect the development of growth and hormones (Khalik). With this being said, cosmetic surgery should be restricted for teens since the procedures have either gone wrong, killed the patient, or worsened the body part. A very important reason to restrict cosmetic surgery for teens is because it can lessen the death rates of teens who are undergoing the surgery based on low …show more content…
Throughout the 21st century, it became common for thirteen to nineteen years olds to get cosmetic surgery. These teens are mistakenly undergoing a procedure that they will later understand the effects of. They view plastic surgery as a cure for their appearances, while in reality it did the opposite (Brochu). “Plastic surgery for teens is becoming mainstream, and it’s scary (Brochu)” stated Sherman who is a licensed psychotherapist. For instance, a pretty eighteen year old cheerleader, Stephanie Kubela, died on the operating table while having her nipples inverted. Some doctors who perform the surgeries ignore the rules and responsibilities of the teen’s death. Teens who undergo plastic surgery believe that it fixes their imperfections without realizing the real problems later on

Related Documents