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Transformation 1 Transformation Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery English 115 F03 Professor Harold Hoefle November 22, 2007
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Transformation 2 Transformation Plastic surgery or cosmetic surgery is the act of reshaping the body or facial characteristics; witch, is performed by doctors called surgeons. People may have an accident and need surgery to help with burns and skin graphing. Tummy tucks and stomach staples are used for health benefits (Plastic surgery, 2007). Where as nose jobs, breast implants, liposuction and many other plastic surgeries are cosmetic, and are used for enhancing appearances. There are many different techniques and procedures linked with cosmetic surgery; however, the goal remains: to fix physical flaws, imperfections, and enhance the patient’s appearance. Peoples desire to be perfect, wanted, and needed is the reason why they choose to change, and better themselves through surgery. Cosmetic surgery is a tool, which helps the patients by making them look better, and thus; reach their full potential (Davis, 1995). Media dictates cosmetic surgery as a negative procedure-not the real you (fake)-. Media also dictates that, big noses, small lips, and bald heads, are negative as well-imperfections (ugly)-. What is perfect? Is it what others think of you? Or is it what you think of yourself? There are many reasons why people choose to get cosmetic surgery such as the following: beauty, confidence, youth, and attention. All positive, and help the patients feel good about themselves. Some people are born with a cleft lip- split in upper lip, happens before birth-, with surgery it is a simple process to fix (Attinger& Al-Attar, 2007). The writer spoke to a friend with a cleft lip, and asked “do you ever feel self
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Transformation 3 -conscious or mad about having it” the friends response was “I’m not mad, it’s a part of
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course ENGL 115 taught by Professor Hoefel during the Spring '08 term at University of Victoria.

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