Today it is very easy to see what kind of an impact
cosmetic surgery has had here in the United States.
All you have to do is turn on the television and you
may see some type of extreme plastic surgery being
The mass media has been partly to blame with the surge
in cosmetic plastic surgery in more recent years. Some
experts have voiced concern over the way that cosmetic
surgery is being presented and that its dangers are
Experts are concerned not only with the high number of
procedures that are taking place today but also it
also makes the dangers of plastic surgery seem
secondary. They are also very much concerned about the
women who are 18 and younger who are undergoing
Some of the top surgeries that are performed on those
who are 18 and younger are said to be a psychological
benefit. However, because of the young age of these
patients, many experts wonder if they can really
comprehend the dangers of cosmetic surgery.
Any person who chooses to go this route must
understand the benefits as well as the dangers of the
procedure. The risk of long-term complications may not
be fully understood by patients who are so young.
All patients have to go through a screening process to
determine if a procedure happens to be right for them.
It must also be determined that the dangers do not
outweigh the benefits of having cosmetic surgery.