Plastic Surgery Addiction: Is It Dangerous?
They are interviewed on talk shows like Oprah and Dr. Phil – plastic surgery addicts. People, often women, who think that just one more surgery, just one more fix, will make them perfect. Often, these plastic surgery addicts have a perfect image in mind that they want to attain, whether it be a celebrity that they are trying to emulate, or their ideal picture of what they should look like. What causes someone to be addicted to plastic surgery? Is plastic surgery a bad thing? First, plastic surgery is not always a bad thing. Like anything in life, the benefits of plastic surgery can be over done. Children, for example, who are born with severe deformities, can benefit from plastic surgery giving them a new lease on a social life. Whether we like it or not, our society is a visually oriented society and those who have severe deformities are often shunned. Whether or not this should be, it is and plastic surgery benefits people in these situations. But what about normal, even beautiful, l