Amazing Article Looking at the Positives of Cosmetic Surgery

With the negative attention cosmetic surgery receives, this article really explains why cosmetic surgery is so positive for people’s self-esteem and body image.

“It is interesting to note that a significant number of cosmetic procedures are undertaken to help women regain their figures after pregnancy. Perhaps more significantly, cosmetic surgery has reconstructed women’s breast after breast cancer, helped burns victims and those with physical deformities.

I think that the desire for plastic surgery is ultimately aspirational and is an entirely legitimate form of self improvement. I think it is the aspirational aspect to cosmetic surgery that its critics find so irksome. We should stop knocking cosmetic surgery for the excesses of the few and celebrate it for the modern wonder that it is.” (Travis, 2015)