Opposing Viewpoints On Plastic Surgery

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My viewpoint on cosmetic surgery is that kids eighteen and under should not be having it. The goal of cosmetic surgery is to improve a person's appearance, and self-esteem by changing the way she or he looks. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on any part of the face and the body. Plastic surgery has many up and downs, and it’s not something that is good for you or your family. For one people turn to plastic surgery, kids can get hurt, it’s too expensive and too many kids are going through with plastic surgery. How many people do you think under eighteen actually do the surgery? Teens go to plastic surgery to try and fit in, but adults do it to stand out. Teens only want it so that they can have people like them, because when people make fun of someone they lose a little bit of their confidence each time. Studies show that there are around 166 children under 10 years …show more content…

The body image of a teen in the U.S. is overweight or you don’t look like a model. When teens who are buying a prom dress, they want something that fits tight and shape to their body. Then they don’t want to have curves, but you can’t hid what you have. Most of the operations cost $40,000, and wow that’s a lot. A fact that might surprise you, in 2009 there were 12.5 million surgeries and that cost $10 million all together. They estimated that it cost $800 per person. Teens don’t mature fast enough to know what they want. There are people that think plastic surgery is good, most of those people around the world are the ones who don’t like how they look or just think beauty is what people see. To me beauty is only skin deep. Anyone who doesn’t think beauty is skin deep are selfies and only care about themselves. Teens need to think through the risks that can happen before proceeding. The side effects could be getting burnt, being in pain, or infections. As I mentioned before teens need to think about the risks before proceeding. (Krishnan,

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