Cosmetic surgery is increasingly becoming a part of mainstream world society!
We live in a competitive society where looking our best has a direct effect on our personal and business relationships. Just as we head to the gym and plan our diets to feel good, more and more of us are considering cosmetic surgery to improve our looks as well as our self esteem.
In fact, a recent survey conducted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) found that 85% of adult Americans would undergo a plastic surgery procedure if given the chance.
Plastic surgery benefits both young and old psychologically,
physically and emotionally.
Our body image, or perception of how we look, often controls our life, both directly and indirectly. Plastic surgery can help us with this image struggle which often monopolizes our perception of the world around us.
Our perception of ourselves is reflected in our personality and treatment of those they come in contact with us. If we are not happy with the way we look, we often project it through negative body language or some other form of communication.
"Body image is the nucleus from which all elements of the personality arise"
Plastic surgery, whether cosmetic or reconstructive, can help to improve a person’s psychological outlook on life.
Many adults suffered emotional trauma as children and many children suffer today because of the cruelty of their peers and the teasing they receive. "You can’t imagine how it feels not to be afraid of being teased anymore. They’d call out, ‘Is that a nose or a hose?’. It got so that when I looked in the mirror, I didn’t see what I was actually seeing, only what they were saying about me".
In this case, cosmetic surgery greatly benefited this patient’s emotional state. Being accepted by one’s peers is sometimes the most important and consuming factor of childhood.
"Plastic surgery gains wider acceptance as a method for enhancing body image and self confidence, it is being considered at an increasingly younger age".
Plastic surgery benefits can be both physical and emotional,
both external and internal.
The physical and external benefits of plastic surgery can be multi-faceted. The first thing that many people notice after plastic surgery is that their bodies seem more proportional or balanced. Whether a person opts to have surgery on their face, hips, breasts or thighs the aim is to sculpt the body in a way that looks natural. The result often allows people to look more like they feel like they should look. This may sound strange, but often a nose that is too large for a particular person’s face or a bust that is too large or too small can blur all of this person’s other features making them seem disproportionate. Surgeons aim to correct this by taking each individual’s body into consideration before deciding on a desired result.
The physical result of plastic surgery often produces a healthier look and often people who undergo surgery see this healthy look permeate their entire lifestyle. People who have surgeries like liposuction and breast reduction usually feel more comfortable in their clothes, that their new bodies allow them to participate in physical activities that they wouldn’t have considered before surgery. Plastic surgery can open new doors to people who have previously lived their lives sheltered. They find themselves participating in activities they never would have in the past such as swimming or aerobics, due to their renewed confidence.
Whether a person chooses to undergo plastic surgery to improve their lifestyle or to improve their look, there will always be emotional benefits when a person is finally able to feel comfortable in their body. Many people find that they are more outgoing, personable and confident when they become accustomed to their transformation and this heightened sense of self-esteem can be a benefit that lasts a lifetime.
Whatever the surgery, to have the option of being able to change what one has always perceived as their fault, can be a tremendous emotional boost.
The benefits of cosmetic surgery don’t stop at childhood,
however, but are felt throughout any age group.
Older, or aging people have found an outlet in cosmetic surgery that psychologically makes them feel younger and more vibrant as they start to look better. " Improving their appearance may allow them to be accepted by a younger group or may vault them into a more meaningful life".
Especially in the case of the elderly, a healthy appearance is sometimes the determining factor in whether they feel or are healthy. "Psychologically, patients receive a powerful boost from such surgery".
Older patients of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery benefit psychologically, as well as physically from improving their body image. Whether it’s removing fat through liposuction, or merely giving a facelift to someone who is feeling in the dumps about their older appearance, all of these things help to improve the person spiritually as well as physically.
In today’s society, inevitably, attractiveness aids in social acceptance.
Recent studies have shown that persons of pleasing appearance are accepted more readily by peers and by seniors and are more, successful. This, maybe true anywhere: in the work-force, in the dating and social night life, as well as anywhere one goes for either service or in any type of communication related atmosphere. Good looks are often helpful in receiving more attention as well. To achieve this social satisfaction, many often look to plastic surgery to take away that extra lump or bump, or improve some other fault one might find with themselves.
"Thus an individual whose body image is aberrant or different will find it hard to form meaningful interpersonal associations and may become a social outcast, suffering psychological damage inherent in this particular type of rejection".
Plastic surgery, is somewhat of a miracle cure for patients in these unfortunate cases. Abnormalities can fortunately be reconstructed by such surgery. An example of this kind of surgery would be a clef palate or some other born-defect. If one has a poor self-image or is unhappy with the way they look, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery is their answer.
"Psychologically, patients receive a powerful boost from such surgery". People no longer have to be unhappy with who they are because of a feature that has always bothered them. Plastic surgery leads to a healthier outlook on life and can be a milestone in one’s life.
Today, plastic surgery can achieve what years of exercise can’t. and brings a different meaning to the phrase " growing old gracefully". Changing one’s appearance in the slightest of ways can make a world of difference to that person. The rate of cosmetic procedures is increasing rapidly, and with it a new found answer to a happier and healthier life. "Aesthetic plastic surgery can no longer be considered vanity surgery, as it was in the past. Its benefits to the patient are tremendous". Plastic surgery also helps individuals to be more out-going and proves to boost one’ s self-esteem.
Plastic surgery is currently experiencing unprecedented popularity with continuing advancements of technologies for the diverse array of procedures. This has inevitably led to superior results with reduced complications and side effects, leading to a higher degree of customer satisfaction. Consequently more and more people are feeling the immense benefits from improving their image through plastic surgery.
The benefits of both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery prove to outweigh the risks; plastic surgery benefits the patient not only physically, but emotionally and psychologically. Fortunately, today there is an answer to such unhappiness that one might feel when looking in the mirror. Plastic surgery is an option to feel good again. It is an option that can benefit one for an entire lifetime.
Additional Training and Practice:
- Memorial Hospital, Anniston, Alabama, USA (2011) Lincoln County Hospital, United Kingdom (2009/2011) Glan Clwyd Hospital, UK (2010) Countess of Chester Hospital, UK (2010) Abbey Carrick Glen Hospital, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland (2008-2009) Transform Riverside Hospital, London (2009/2011)
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