Plastic Surgery And The Human Body Essay

1295 Words Apr 14th, 2016 6 Pages
Humans everywhere are so focused on the way they look in today’s society. A large percentage of humans feel they should alter their body for society to except them. About 15.6 million surgeries have been recorded in the year of 2014 just in the United States (Plastic surgery statistics show new consumer trend , 2015). Many over look the risks that plastic surgery could provide for the people. Plastic surgery risks are Medical, society issues, scarring, and anesthesia risks. Not only are there many risks to plastic surgery, but also it is morally wrong to reconstruct the human body for beauty. God made humans who they are and getting plastic surgery goes against him. Beauty is made from what is in the inside not from the surgeon who reconstructed the human body. Plastic surgery creates a gap in the today’s society. Plastic surgery is extremely expensive and only those who have money are able to get it. These surgeries can range in cost anywhere from 2,000 to 15,000 dollars and insurance doesn’t cover it if it is not for medical purposes. Also the recovery time is anywhere from 6 to 12 weeks so people will have to take that time off work. Many people who are not satisfied with the results have to pay for touch ups and that is not cheap. Plus not all the surgeries are permanent. One in five women have to get their breast implants removed due to complications. The price for removal is close to 3,000 dollars (Bonomi, 2014). These prices cause diversity in the rich and poor,…

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