Cosmetic Surgery and Society’s Perception of Beauty


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Cosmetic Surgery and Society's Perception of Beauty
These days, one cannot help but notice how many people are having cosmetic surgery. On television alone, it is almost impossible to turn the channel without seeing someone's Botox distorted face. And thousands upon thousands of people in the real world are having nose jobs, facial peels, face lifts, and much more (Lind & Brzuzy, 2008, p. 26). Cosmetic surgery is, indeed, becoming more prevalent and affordable these days. But the important question is not about the cost of cosmetic surgery in dollars and cents. The real question concerns what the cosmetic surgery trend is doing with respect to society's perception of beauty.
Cosmetic Surgery as an...
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