Plastic Surgery Addiction Essay

1084 Words May 17th, 2013 5 Pages
Zerpa 1 Cesar Zerpa. Professor Pacifico Pre-degree III 3 May 2013 Plastic Surgery Addiction

Every year society is bombed with thousands of images of beautiful models and celebrities. This “reality” affect the sub-conscientious of many people with low self-steam and fill the mind of men and women with insecurities about their body images. Plastic surgery appears as an easy solution to this matter, but actually, cosmetic surgery can be just the tip of the iceberg of a more complex issue related with body images problems. Plastic surgery is not always related with a bad thing. For example, facial and body injuries that cause a deformity can be corrected by plastic surgery. Also, plastic surgery can be a necessary in cases of
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As a consequence of repeated cosmetic procedures, patients could face really severe problems. One of this many problems is disfiguration. For instance, Michael Jackson or Joan Rivers faces are almost unrecognizable, the amount of changes produced by several plastic surgeries has change their faces to the point that they are not themselves anymore. Another result of plastic surgery addiction is the lost of functionality in body parts who suffered the changes of this procedures. Faces who have suffered many procedures don’t look “normal” anymore and the skin is really thin and fragile. Also people who have multiples nasal surgeries can have problems breathing. The reduction of the size of the nasal bone and orbit could lead in blocking the airways, causing difficulties in the breathing process.

To conclude, plastic surgery is an alternative to correct congenital physical problems, problems caused by an accident or a small defect that affect people’s normal life. Society has pushed the boundaries of vanity to the limits and this affect on the minds of thousand of people who have insecurities about their body image, leading in the use of plastic surgery as an alternative to solve these problems. Social pressure for appear young and fresh is more a more high and difficult to face. Many people who attend to plastic

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