Plastic surgery, whether cosmetic or reconstructive, can help to improve a person's psychological outlook on life.
Many adults suffered emotional trauma as children and many children suffer today because of the cruelty of their peers and the teasing they receive. "You can't imagine how it feels not to be afraid of being teased anymore...They'd call out, 'Is that a nose or a hose?'...It got so that when I looked in the mirror, I didn't see what I was actually seeing, only what they were saying about me". In this case, cosmetic surgery greatly benefited this patient's emotional state. Being accepted by one's peers is sometimes the most important and consuming factor of childhood.
"Plastic surgery gains wider acceptance as a method for enhancing body image and self confidence, it is being considered at an increasingly younger age".
Plastic surgery benefits can be both physical and emotional, both external and internal.
The physical and external benefits of plastic surgery can be multi-faceted. The first thing that many people notice after plastic surgery is that their bodies seem more proportional or balanced. Whether a person opts to have surgery on their face, hips, breasts or thighs the aim is to sculpt the body in a way that looks natural. The result often allows people to look more like they feel like they should look. This may sound strange, but often a nose that is too large for a particular person's face or a bust that is too large or too small can blur all of this person's other features making them seem disproportionate. Surgeons aim to correct this by taking each individual's body into consideration before deciding on a desired result.
The physical result of plastic surgery often produces a healthier look and often people who undergo surgery see this healthy look permeate their entire lifestyle. People who have surgeries like liposuction and breast reduction usually feel more comfortable in their clothes, that their new bodies...
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