Essay by joudanCollege, UndergraduateB+, October 2013

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The Kindest Cut? Teens and Plastic Surgery

Maggie is a student who convinced her parents to let her make a surgery for her nose in order to look better. She lied to her friends by telling them that her nose was broken while she was playing some kind of sports.

Does friends in school affect on teens' self-esteem and push them to make cosmetic surgeries?

Maggie's mom says:" I'm totally fine with it" and " I told her you can't just work on the outside, you have to work on the inside as well."

What are the parent's responsibilites and roles in dealing with their child's decision? And does their opinion affect on the teens?

In paragraph 6 of page 1 the writer states the reasons why plastic surgery has become popular as a hair cut. Also, he speaks about the different kinds of surgeries that teens are making with the price of each surgery.

When we look at the prices of such surgeries we become surprised due to their high costs. So the question here is how can teens afford such amounts of money?

According to the American society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, cosmetic surgeries have increased by 48% in the U.S. between 2000 and 2001.

We can find in the article many figure and statistics and facts done by professionals (American society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, doctors,..)

This makes the article more accurate and reliable.

The names of all young women who participated in making this article have been changed.( page 2, paragraph 2 )

This means that Maggie is not the real name of the girl speaking about her experience in this article. How would stating their names affect on them?

Dr. Kenneth Francis states that:" I just happen to be of the camp...