Can plastic surgery harm you – yeah or nah?
by Health & Fitness Expert Peter Smith
Plastic surgery isn’t only for the vain and it can have real benefits for people. With positive effects in both physical and psychological areas, it can make people happier with their lives. These procedures are destructive only when patients are overly obsessed with their imperfections. Plastic surgery addiction is a real thing, and it is often compared to any other type of dependence.
However, as opposite to drug addicts, plastic surgery addicts are mentally obsessed with the way they look. These people are extremely insecure and while pursuing perfection they end up maimed for life. The good news is cosmetic surgery can be safe, as long as you don’t have far-fetched expectations. Also, most interventions (even those that are non-invasive) require that you change some of your habits; otherwise, you risk having surgery for nothing. Here are some of the key benefits of plastic surgery.
People may have serious problems with their face or other parts of their bodies after a car accident, fire, surgery (such as a mastectomy for breast cancer) or other traumatic incident. Not only do they have to face the trauma of the event itself, but they have to live with seeing the results of it every day. Plastic surgery can correct much of the damage, and let them get their lives back to normal.
- Correcting congenital abnormalities
Some people are born with problems like a cleft palate, hair lip, or ear deformity. This can lead to much teasing as a child, resulting in feelings of inferiority as the person grows up. Plastic surgery can correct the abnormality, making the person look better. In the process, this can improve their confidence and feelings about themselves.
- Boosting self-esteem
Many women (and some men, too) are dissatisfied with something about their appearance. They may feel that their nose is too big, their breasts are too small, or that their thighs are larger than they’d like. To other people, it may not seem like such a big thing, but to the woman herself, it makes her feel negatively about her appearance. Cosmetic surgery can make the fix that she wants, so that she can feel better about herself. It boosts self-esteem and it makes people feel confident and more beautiful.
When people are unhappy about the way they look, this can lead them to feel uncomfortable in social situations. In some cases, people may begin to avoid encounters with other people. They may feel frustrated, uncertain, inadequate, or even depressed. By improving the way they look, people can begin to feel more confident and comfortable around other people. This can improve their social life, work life, and dating life.
- Slowing the appearance of aging
Our society values youth and good looks, and many people want to maintain that as long as they can. When they begin noticing signs of aging, they are unhappy about it, and it makes them feel less appealing, less vibrant, and less happy. Cosmetic surgery procedures like facial implants, face lifts, dermabrasion, and chemical peels can help to reduce the effects of sun exposure and aging, and help to maintain a person’s youthful appearance.
- A safe way to a better first impression
There is no doubt that the first impression you make is important, whether it is on a date or a job interview. Every person wants to make a good first impression, and plastic surgery can help you do this. There are some risks with cosmetic surgery procedures, as there are with any type of surgery. However popular cosmetic procedures have been done many times, and have a low risk of complications. The result can be better looks, a better body, and greater confidence.
Cosmetic surgery has many physical and psychological benefits. Some interventions are challenging and difficult even for the most skilled physicians. Fortunately, modern technology helps plastic surgeons perform operations with incredible precision. Revolutionary techniques and high-tech machines are widely used in cosmetic surgery. Prior to deciding to have such an intervention, consult with a doctor. Talk about your wishes and expectations, be reasonable with your demands, and have patience. Cosmetic surgery transforms your body completely. However, it’s not a good idea to make abuse as it may become an addiction.