Cosmetic Surgery

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Cosmetic surgery is very popular and not because people need surgery, but because society has made the perfect person and everyone is trying to be that. Cosmetic surgery is the new hip thing going around and it isn’t always a good thing. In my essay I’m going to discuss the history of cosmetic surgery. I will discuss how it came about and how it has grew over the years. We will discuss how popular it has become with reality TV shows and Hollywood stars. And last talk about the pros and cons of getting cosmetic surgery. To begin, the history of cosmetic surgery is very long and has evolved and is still evolving every day. Cosmetic Surgery dates all the way back to 800 BC in India where they would perform reconstructive surgery. Cosmetic surgery techniques really first began with birth defects and war cause deformities. This all actually started in the 20th century in result to the war injuries. With so many injuries coming about during the war the advancement and experimentation of plastic surgery grew quickly and that’s when cosmetic surgery really began to happen. With all the injuries and surgeons doing so many new techniques to rebuild the faces and bodies surgeons began to realize the capabilities at which they were able to do. Cosmetic Surgery has changed a great deal since it began. When cosmetic surgery had first began it mostly a “Caucasian” surgery for the rich and famous. The average people if they even had the money were not able to profit from the procedures that surgeons were using. When it first began they also spoke openly about the procedures that they had done and was no hidden from the public. People back then had a different view of beauty and when they were getting the cosmetic surgery done it was to fix things not for bigger or better. Cosmetic Surgery really began in Europe and they mostly did rhinoplasty till they had perfected them. The first procedure to be done with anesthesia was a rhinoplasty the surgeon John Roe had done so many...
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