Plastic Surgery Risks

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Because of issues such as low self-esteem and a desperate need for social acceptance, the demand for plastic surgery remains at a high rate despite all of its associated risks and controversies (Cope, 2007). There are many risks and negative factors surrounding plastic surgery. Beauty is often associated with a textbook version implemented in the mind of many by the media. The need to be wrinkle free, denying the process of aging, blemishes, and scars cause negative decisions to be made when considering surgery. Plastic surgery is the method known for correcting or restoring body parts as well as bodily functions. To continue the spread and advertisement of plastic surgery, technology has designed various and creative ways for …show more content…
Plastic surgery involves several risks that include infections and many times allergic reactions. Before considering plastic surgery it is always wise to consider such factors. In addition to the risks mentioned above, there are also other high risk factors such as a bad reaction to the prescribed drugs, bleeding complications, rejection of the implant, pigmentation, blood clots, scarring and nerve damage. The most serious complication is death. If an individual suffers with health issues plastic surgery is definitely an extremely dangerous game that should not be played. There have been several cases of individuals ignoring the warnings of the complications associated with plastic surgery and the end result was tragic. These decisions do not only affect the individual who suffers lifelong complications or death, but those who love them as …show more content…
Going under the knife solely for the purpose of enhancing your beauty to fit the mode of what society defines as beautiful simply isn’t worth the risk. The need to have society’s acceptance of what they call beauty honestly isn’t needed and holds very little truth. Beauty is something that should flourish from the inside out. It is believed that no matter how beautiful on the outside, if inside you are ugly, then the outer beauty that is so desperately possessed is ugly as well. Simple healthy diets can help with many issues that individuals struggle with verses going under the knife; however, despite the risks and complications of plastic surgery, it continues to grow in popularity as a quick fix of perfection. The need, and often times desperate desire to be a textbook version of what the media defines as beautiful has become an obsession for those with low self-esteem issues and little feelings of self-worth. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. No one seems to be willing to love or view the true beauty from the inside

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