Cosmetic Surgery Argumentative Essay

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Two hundred years ago, Joseph Carpue, an English surgeon, used a patient’s skin to reconstruct his own nose for an experiment. He couldn’t image that work will bring a billion dollar global industry nowadays. From 1997 to 2013, the total number of cosmetic procedures increased by 580 percent, surgical procedures increased by 100 percent increased and nonsurgical procedures increased by 1,187 percent (Goertzen and Snibee). As the increasing number of people, especially teenage girls and famous stars, take the cosmetic surgery, people have a hot debate if the public should accept cosmetic surgery. People supporting cosmetic surgery think it can bring people beauty, but some people argue that cosmetic surgery is of high risks like scars, deformation …show more content…
Cosmetic surgery brings many people beautiful appearance. People all notice that good appearance will bring them many advantages. Although it is hard to admit, the society prefers people of good looking usually. Cosmetic surgery, which corrects people’s flaw and make them beautiful, is used to help people become or stay competitive and gain more opportunities. According to Liz Wolgemuth, it is said that two-thirds of people take cosmetic surgery to remain competitive in their workplace and get the chances for advancement (129). From here we can see that, even though capability is important, appearance can win bonus points and make more money for people. I agree with the author. Every one has the love of beauty and employers seldom refuse employees who are both capable and good-looking. Hollywood film stars take cosmetic surgery for making themselves more fascinating to let their faces appear more times; salesmen and doctors get cosmetic surgery to become more attractive to make more money; politicians and public figures get cosmetic surgery to gain more trust and support from the public. Cosmetic surgery will become a tool for job promotion and better

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