Pros And Cons Of Cosmetic Surgery

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Should cosmetic surgery be widely accepted? Cosmetic surgery is operation that modifies or improves the appearance of a physical feature, irregularity, or defect. Society has always valued beauty, and the meaning of beauty has changed completely owing to the pressure of what is considered perfect. The importance of beauty is enhanced in modern society and culture, the ideal of beauty being defined by the media through magazine, television and music (Gramaglia & Marzola, 2013). It is not difficult to see models with perfect bodies and flawless faces on advertisements. Farshidar et al. (2013) showed, the surgeries are done to eliminate most of the appearance unhappiness and increase self-esteem. While living in a society where people are being …show more content…

There were numerous cases of people getting a job easier after undergoing cosmetic surgery. For instance, human resources managers would normally go for a person who look positive and confident, who can represent its company better. Besides, for jobs that require frequent meetings with clients, a decent looking would help to attract more clients and to generate sales for the company. This advocates that appearance influences not only ourselves, but it also improves career complications and reduces unfairness in workplace.

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