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This week, The Dish takes a look at plastic surgery in America.
For a lot of people, plastic surgery can bring self-esteem and
confidence in their lives. We feel people considering the option of
plastic surgery should go under the knife for themselves – not for
People looking to change their appearance should weigh all
options, not just plastic surgery. Anything done in excess is abuse
and the same goes for plastic surgery.
For people who are considering plastic surgery for corrective
purposes, you have to be realistic about the outcome of the
surgery. We live in a world where first reactions are based almost
completely on looks and for some people, correcting birth marks,
removing scars or getting a liposuction can improve their
Only the person considering plastic surgery can make the
decision whether it is the right choice. Though we feel that the
person should make the ultimate decision, all considerations should
be weighed by consulting a doctor and looking at the positive and
negative consequences of this possible life-changing procedure.
For cosmetic reasons, plastic surgery should not be the first
option considered. A lot of Americans look for the quick and easy
way out and plastic surgery should not be considered a routine
Almost everyone would change one thing about his/her appearance.
A nip here, a tuck here. But the important thing is you are happy
with who you are at the end of the day; surgery can only help
someone like himself/herself better.
Patrick has had plastic surgery for cosmetic reasons.