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Today, ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to address the very important issue of Cosmetic surgery (also known as plastic surgery) which is surgery that is unnecessary from a medical perspective, but is carried out to improve appearance. I will be explaining different points of how plastic surgery is improving everyone's life style. Firstly, given that the reality is that we're judged on our appearance all the time, it's perfectly rational to want to look good. Much of the cosmetic work done greatly improves not just appearance, but quality of life. If a women isn't secure enough not to bother with cosmetic surgery, then fine. Nevertheless there are many who find that their appearance truly troubles them and that improving it would greatly enhance their quality of life and if they can afford it, let them. ...read more.


Nobody's forcing anyone to have cosmetic surgery - the market is driven by demand. Furthermore, cosmetic surgery is becoming safer and safer. It is increasingly strictly policed and surgeons have ensured that practitioners take more and more care. Technology in surgery and in implants and so forth is forever improving. The worst examples of cosmetic surgery were thirty years ago - however they're nothing to do with cosmetic surgery today. In addition, this freedom issue is particularly important to women, the ultimate control over one's body, perhaps - is the latest stage in the emancipation of women and their ability to decide what happens to their bodies. ...read more.


Douglas McGeorge, a consultant plastic surgeon and BAAPS president-elect, said advances in technology had contributed to the growing popularity of plastic surgery. Also people can get an idea of the results of their cosmetic surgery even before undergoing a procedure. Some surgeons offer computer imaging at their practice and some offer before and after photographs to show how much change they have provided for their patients in the past. The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons recorded 16,367 cosmetic procedures in 2004 - up from a total of 10,738 in 2003. This shows that the popularity of plastic surgery is increasing every year. Overall, I think plastic surgery should be open as it is now common and normal in a society. If someone wants to have plastic surgery then they should be allowed and no-one else should have a say in it. ...read more.

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