Essays Tagged: "Plastic surgery"

The work of photographer Lauren Greenfield and her project "girl Culture"

and textual interviews, the show provides an unwavering gaze at feminine grooming, makeup, fashion, plastic surgery, dieting, and social circles.Greenfield discussed her inspiration for 'Girl Culture' ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

My essay examines the importance western society has placed on beauty and the ever changing ideals imposed upon women.

ce placed by Western society on physical beauty, particularly for women. The fashion, cosmetics and plastic surgery industries have thrived on 20th century preoccupation with physical appearance. It i ... ople has continued to increase within the last decade. 60,000 people in Britain every year avail of plastic surgery, the most popular operations being breast reduction and augmentation, liposuction, w ...

(11 pages) 573 8 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

America's Extreme Makeover.

so obsessed with looks that some people choose painful and expensive routes to be gorgeous, such as plastic surgery, Botox, or collagen injections. There is even a new reality show, Extreme Makeover, ... , upper arms, above breasts, abdomen, buttocks, hips, thighs, knees, calves, ankles. Of course with plastic surgery of any kind, there is always a possibility of something bad happening. Rippling or b ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How was the Gupta Empire (India) scientifically advanced? Describes scientific achievements of the time.

y people fail to realize that countless things mistaken for solely modern-day science, for example, plastic surgery, existed centuries ago. Here, the technologies of the Gupta Empire (320-467), such a ... also remarkably advanced. Indian doctors of the Gupta period knew how to perform surgery, including plastic surgery to repair injured ears and noses--something thought of exclusively as new-age medici ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Culture study of Plastic Surgery and its presence on television

lly interested in pursuing for the Spring Project are the current programs on television concerning plastic surgery. There are several shows out right now such as MTV's 'I want a Famous Face' and FX's ... his is a huge issue on nip and tuck. There are some people that become obsessed with the concept of plastic surgery. (Just look at Michael Jackson). When is there a limit? Should there be a limit?Ther ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

This Essay examines American and African body modifications and how we view other cultures

er the bodies they were born with. From body painting to piercing to scarification, from tattoos to plastic surgery, from the Bronze Age to the computer age, cultures from around the world have change ... themselves perfect, visually. In American cultures, people most commonly get tattoos, piercings and plastic surgery in order to look like the rest of those in their culture. In African cultures, peopl ...

(14 pages) 120 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Are celebrities to blame??

n of 'Girlfriend' magazine argues just that.This article uses the contentions of a well experienced plastic surgeon, to help support this argument. Dr Alfred Lewis, president of the Australian Society ... resident of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons states "I believe the number of teens having plastic surgery has increased because they're being bombarded every minute of their waking hours wit ...

(2 pages) 93 4 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

The Effects of Media on Teenage Girls

girls are clueless to the fact that famous people go through many measures to look the way they do. Plastic surgery, fake tanning, and waxing are just three procedures these women go through to perfec ... nity.They may be using their entire life's savings or even their parents, in some cases, to pay for plastic surgery, like having a nose job or breast enhancement, when their bodies were perfectly fine ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Plastic/Cosmetic Surgery: The essay includes a lot of quotes... you might want to add your own opinion in it

rself. As you stare at yourself in themirror, you think, "I hate the way I look." So, you turned to plastic surgery tochange the person you see in the mirror every morning. The most common andmost pop ... n you see in the mirror every morning. The most common andmost popular type of surgery out there is plastic surgery. Also known as cosmeticsurgery, many celebrities and television shows make it seem l ...

(3 pages) 93 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is who I am

bodies. The four most popular types of body modification are tattoos, piercing, breast surgery and plastic surgery. The main reasons people chose to get tattoos or a body piercing is for self express ... plants, tummy tucks, chemical peels, and facelifts are just some examples of many kinds of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures women have done just to makes themselves look better not only for the pub ...

(4 pages) 65 1 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Personal Narrative - Body Image.

changing one's personal features would take away from individuality. I personally would never have plastic surgery because when I look at myself, I do not see a tall, skinny young man with a funny lo ... a huge rock fall on my face, which made it difficult to eat or breathe properly, I would never have plastic surgery done to any part of my already existing body. I would never second-guess my own char ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

International Trade --- Import Cosmetics from U.S to Spain.

1. IntroductionSpain is the 4th country, after US, Japan and Brazil, where most cosmetic and plastic surgery is performed.The cosmetic industry in Spain is an extremely lucrative market with a ...

(21 pages) 245 0 3.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Teens and Plastic surgery

Teens are seeking plastic surgery to give themselves a higher self-esteem, because nature obviously did not do such a ... people who take in all the bad vibe and seek a way to make it better, not mentally but physically. Plastic surgery is totally unnecessary at these ages because as they mature into adults some of thei ... and encouraging low self-esteem to their kids. Despite the fact that satisfied teens getting their plastic surgery done may not be the solution for their problems, but psychiatric attention instead.E ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Cosmetic Surgery Week #3

Having plastic surgery is not always a good idea. There are many surgeons that will inform the patient only ... orm the patient only about the good things, but they will play down or hide the consequences of any plastic surgery. Recently, teenager died of complications on a nose job. (ABC News, 2007). The patie ... s of her desired surgery". (Render, T., 1998).The following are a few expectations that a potential plastic surgery patient should have:1. Make certain that the specialist you choose is board-certifie ...

(11 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Comparison between "Putting Your Best Face Forward" and "Absolutely the Pitts: MTV's and Fox's plastic-Surgery Shows Mess with Face-and Heads"

y Carl Elliot is about how people consider the self-transformation through artificial means such as plastic surgery or extreme makeover a positive thing in nowadays society. The author describes a Fox ... mposed by others' opinions and judgments The second article, "absolutely the Pitts: MTV's and Fox's plastic-Surgery Shows Mess with Face-and Heads", by Marc Peyser is mainly describing about how the w ...

(3 pages) 36 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Effect the Media has on Women's Self Image

ds women into spending incredible amounts of money and time at the gym, beauty parlor and receiving plastic surgery to improve their image because they do not reach that ideal image put forth by the m ... rs.The quickest and most dramatic step a woman can take to make herself look "better" is undergoing plastic surgery. A recent increase in popularity of cosmetic surgery is mainly due to the focus that ...

(8 pages) 172 0 4.6 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Price of Beauty

look empty, hollow, stretched out and in some cases, it may even make the patient look older (Awful Plastic Surgery: a chronicle of celebrity plastic surgery). Not to mention, that cosmetic surgery sp ... on, that cosmetic surgery speeds up the aging process most of the time, instead of slowing it down (Plastic Surgery Facts).Cosmetic surgery makes the patient speed through certain stages of growing to ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


oy named Louie Jones blew off his nose. He was shooting roman candles at stop signs. He had to have plastic surgery from the best surgeon in America and that still didn't work. He was one of the many ...

(1 pages) 658 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


through cloning, he will be able to cure old age. It will be possible to eliminate wrinkles without plastic surgery. And through cloning it is very likely that people will be able to live much longer ... t cloned skin decreasing the length of time needed for wound healing. With cloning we can put bulky plastic prosthetics in the past and welcome living prosthetics made from the patients own tissue. Pr ...

(4 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Final Project: Expository Essay

Is anyone aware of the complications that come along with plastic surgery? There are many subjects that should be researched before going through with the pro ... ow all the possible complications. A patient should also know about the healing process and results.Plastic surgery is a procedure many would like to have done to better their looks. The surgery is us ... tter their looks. The surgery is used to enhance the looks of the body. Most people go through with plastic surgery for a boost of self confidence. Although many people want plastic surgery to make th ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers