Cosmetic Surgery : A Woman 's Beauty Through Surgical Procedure

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Sophia Loren once said, “Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.”Cosmetic surgery is enhancing, not improving the function, a person’s natural beauty through surgical procedure. Cosmetic surgery used to be for mostly the rich and famous because of its cost. Although, it is still not covered by health insurance, it has become affordable, making an option for almost anyone who which to alter their appearance. Some of the most popular surgeries are facelifts, brow lift, breast augmentation, rhinoplasty(nose), tummy tuck, and liposuction. Although cosmetic is marketed as safe by surgeons, it is unnecessary because it is not forever, it can become addicting, and there are many risks associated with it. Men and women who opt for cosmetic surgery hope that it will be a permanent solution. However, Virginia L. Blum, the author of Flesh Wounds: The Culture of Cosmetic Surgery, claims, “You will look in the mirror, smile back at the image reclaimed, and relish the grace period between this operation and the next one. The beast-flesh will grow back”(Blum). Blum believes that many are embarrassed of their bodies, so they choose not to wear short shorts in order to not show their thighs. Women long to have better looking body, which often makes them land in a surgeon’s office. The idea of having cosmetic surgery may excite a women because they believe they will look an actress. For example, Jennifer Aniston is referred to as ageless and this make
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