Imagine you are waiting in a room full of people that could use some
improvements in their bodies - including yourself. As you stare at yourself in the
mirror, you think, "I hate the way I look." So, you turned to plastic surgery to
change the person you see in the mirror every morning. The most common and
most popular type of surgery out there is plastic surgery. Also known as cosmetic
surgery, many celebrities and television shows make it seem like a miracle worker.
The truth of the matter is that plastic surgery can be life threatening if the procedure
isn't performed correctly. Most people get cosmetic surgery done to improve their
appearances, but their wishes don't always come true. Expensive, lethal, and
unnatural - doesn't it make you wonder why anyone would want plastic surgery?
There is only one answer: Physical Appearance. With the growing popularity of
cosmetic surgery, which involve both risks and benefits, people should think twice
before getting implants or liposuction.
Jennifer Lopez, Lindsay Lohan, and Michael Jackson are just a few of the
victims to cosmetic surgery. As mentioned in the examples, plastic surgery isn't for
everyone. Although, with so many celebrities getting plastic surgery, it's easy for
someone to think of it as a "life saver." This was not the case for some of the
contestants in Fox's new reality series "The Swan." Last year, plastic surgery
patients in the 19- to 34-year-old age group made up 45 percent of all breast
augmentation procedures, 28 percent of all liposuction procedures and 40 percent of
all rhinoplasty, according to the ASPS. "It's very sad to put it on television, as if it's
OK -- as if it's normal," says Dorinda Lambert, associate director and clinical
coordinator at University Counseling Services. Celebrities have...