Argumentative Essay On Plastic Surgery

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Plastic surgery is defined as the alteration, restoration, or reconstruction of the body by practitioners in the field. Although plastic surgery has many reconstructive procedures, society tends to focus on the cosmetic aspects of the field. The act of changing one’s “god given” appearance is looked upon with cold eyes by the general public and as an intern in a surgery' class='brand-secondary'>plastic surgery arts center, it is not uncommon to see women fidgeting in the lobby wondering if the doctor would be able to help them with their insecurities. Women who come in with the one goal to instill self-confidence in themselves. There are many people who disapprove of cosmetic surgery due to its vain nature. These people believe in natural beauty and admire certain features that…show more content…
Ironically, working out would be the easier option. In Dr.Reath’s “Plastic Surgery Planner”, cosmetic patients subject themselves to diets, regular amounts of exercise, as well as abstinence from sex and drugs in order for their body to be able to go through the surgery process. (Reath). If it were as simple as just “working out” then patients would not only be saving money, but time that they would be using as recovery from the surgery. Speaking as an intern with a plastic surgeon, many cases involving tummy tucks are medical and deal with dead fat that would not go away through exercise and will persist if not surgically removed. In fact more so than not the cases seen at a plastic surgery arts center are medical rather than “lazy” people who want to take the easy way out of exercising. Misconceptions like these create issues for those who wish to receive plastic surgery because it paints the patients in a negative
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