Altering One’s Body to fit in to Society
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One procedure people use for vanity reasons is; cosmetic surgery, it can be beneficial to
many people, but just because it is available this should not be used to try to look like
someone else. Possessing access to these different procedures in altering a person’s body
will only benefit the eye of the beholder, but at what cost or risk, is the customer or patient
willing to endure to try to correct what is pointed at by society as a flaw. Cosmetic surgery
is a form of plastic surgery, which focuses on different alterations to a body or face, used in
corrections of their appearances; how they want to appear in society, and feel accepted.
Society has brainwashed people into believing there is a certain way to appear or look.
Many types of cosmetic surgery are available such as: nose (rhinoplasty), the ears
(otoplasty), the chin (mentoplasty) and the breasts (augmentation or reduction
Mammoplasty), body contour surgery called (lipectomy); face lift (rhytidectomy) or a type
of skin peel can improve the appearance of aging, or facial appearances and other skin
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corrections are all available, but none without risks (2000)(In The Royal Society of
Medicine Health Encyclopedia). Many procedures that a person may
use to alter him or herself to what he or she is thought or expected to look like in
society. These types of procedures are being done for vanity reasons, people will never
look like someone else or have the same genes as another individual, no two individuals are
going to be identical unless they are from the same gene pool, all that depends on what
peoples gene pool may look like. This is being done so people can compare him/herself to
the variety of magazine’s in grocery stores placed in...