If there is one thing in this world that so many people care most about, it would probably be body image and appearance. Whether or not one would like to admit it, any one person has most likely looked in the mirror and thought of at least a few things that they would change about themselves. A lack of self-confidence and self-esteem lead to the desire to make changes to one’s body for overall satisfaction of others. In the past, it was somewhat accepted that everyone was made differently for a reason and should not have to make any changes to their body for that very reason. However, with the technology of today and the increase in the obsession of appearance, plastic surgery has served as both an answer and problem for many people.
This want for plastic surgery is not only present in adults, but in teens as well. These people are usually uncomfortable with themselves and their appearance. Many of these thoughts arise from the feeling of having to conform to society’s standards of beauty. As a person grows up, they start to develop their own opinions based on those of other people. Peer pressure plays a large role in making decisions about permanent changes to the body. Unbelievably, parents can largely influence their teens to consider plastic surgery. Teens are probably the worst when it comes to body image and how they portray themselves to others. Most teenagers worry way too much about what about people think, and will go as far as getting cosmetic surgery to conform. Many people hardly think about the outcomes and consequences of plastic surgery because they are so focused on the “good” expectations of the procedure.
Before a person gets plastic surgery, one must review every aspect of the operation. They should ask themselves a variety of questions. Knowledge of these operations is critical to the success of the surgery, or even no surgery at all. Patient education is especially critical involving cosmetic plastic surgery. When...