Archive for August, 2009
August 21st, 2009
The media tends to be no help when it comes to lampooning celebrities who undergo cosmetic surgery treatments, as if it’s something to be ashamed of that should mean it’s okay to single them out for criticism.
While I just don’t understand what the problem so much of the media has with plastic surgery patients – though I suspect it has as much to do with shifting papers as anything else – it’s a shame that the thought of what their peers might thing is something that puts so many people off undergoing surgical procedures.
August 13th, 2009
It’s always good to be aware of the myriad benefits that cosmetic surgery can have for patients. Sometimes these benefits get lost in media frenzies, which can overshadow the abundant evidence in plastic surgery’s favour.
Cosmetic surgery is used every day to correct parts of the body that people are unhappy with. It began as a reconstructive surgery to help people with severe injuries get back on their feet and has since developed into an industry that allows people to boost their self esteem through the correction of facial or body features that cause a patient distress – and that’s not to mention the life-saving weight loss surgery like gastric bypasses or lap band surgeries that help to take people out of the danger zones of obesity and get them back on track to obtain a healthy weight.
August 5th, 2009
Reports of a boost in the volume of abdominoplasties – also known as tummy tucks – being performed on patients who have undergone extensive weight loss have emerged, leading some to think that the nation’s obesity problem may not be as bad as we are being told. » Read in full