Morality and Immorality of Plastic Surgery

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The Morality and Immorality of Plastic Surgery
Camille Janine L. Icaro, Francis Jestin S. Aquino,
and Marla Andrea G. Mendoza

De La Salle Lipa Integrated School

Authors’ Note
Aquino, Francis Jestin S., Level 10 student, De La Salle Lipa; Icaro, Camille Janine L., Level 10 student, De La Salle Lipa; and Mendoza, Marla Andrea G., Level 10 student, De La Salle Lipa; Correspondence to this article is to be addressed to Marla Andrea Mendoza, Level 10 student, De La Salle Lipa-Integrated School, 1962 J.P. Laurel National Highway, Lipa City, Batangas Email Address: mandoo.andrea@yahoo.com

Table of Contents

Title Page .......................................................................................................................................1

Abstract...........................................................................................................................................3

Introduction.....................................................................................................................................4 Methodology and Research Design ...............................................................................................6 Analysis and Interpretation of Data ...............................................................................................7 Findings.........................................................................................................................................24 Conclusions ...................................................................................................................................25 Recommendation...........................................................................................................................28 References......................................................................................................................................30 Appendix A....................................................................................................................................32

Appendix B....................................................................................................................................35

Appendix C....................................................................................................................................36

Abstract
The study was conducted to answer the question on the morality and immorality of plastic surgery. It is an important study that can guide a person to make decisions involving the topic. The study was analyzed using the content analysis under descriptive method. The researchers gathered significant data from books, articles, and online sources to conduct the research. In line with this, the researchers sought the help of professionals through an interview with them. Based on the Bible, the researchers found out that plastic surgery is immoral when it is used with vanity, laziness, wordliness, discontent and as a basis for self worth. Also, age, ethnicity and media greatly influence the people in undergoing the process. The study revealed that plastic surgery is considered moral only if it is used for medical necessity, other conditions than that makes it immoral and shallow.

The Morality and Immorality of Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery has been very popular all over the world. It is often sought as reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, with the latter being increasingly rampant. Women, and even men, use this process to transform their bodies, to look better, and feel better about themselves. The main issue widely debated around cosmetic plastic surgery is whether it is moral or immoral. The researchers’ study will focus on this subject of concern, directing them to meet the following objectives: • to find out when plastic surgery is moral and immoral • to study the factors that affect...
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