Would you approve of plastic surgery for your teenager?
Would you approve of plastic surgery procedures such as nose reshaping, breast lifts, breast augmentation, liposuction, and tummy tucks for your teenager?
Please share why or why not...
No. Reason, they are still growing and maybe one should learn to be happy with their bodies. Much of this would be solved if there wasn't such an imphasis on being "perfect". One just has to look at how celebs are treated for gaining a little weight. Jessica Simpson went up to a size 12 and many made a big fuss about it. You would have thought she had packed on a 100 pounds!! Young girls now days are so body conscious and worry about just gaining a little weight or their breast aren't big enough, etc, etc. Only plastic surgery a teen needs is to fix something after an accident or for health reasons.
No to most of it. However, if the situation had medical basis, such as deviated septum or malformation that really made the teen different and uncomfortable around peers, I would consider it. A simple surgery to correct a obvious flaw would be an easy decision for me. Examples of this would be lopsided breasts, cleft lip or pallet, horribly shaped nose, etc. Cosmetic changes that simply enhanced a feature would be a wait and see situation.
Yeah if its not gooing to cost me an arm and a leg. No really I think it should be up to the parents not the teen because she'll want more of it until she end up looking like a monster. You know teens can get all carried away with something.
I would only approve if she has a nose as big as mine. Breast, lipo, tummy tucks - absolutely NOT!
Only if it were something you could call a 'flaw'; huge nose, ears that are not pinned back, hair-lip etc.. Breast enlargements, liposuction and so on wouldn't be considered - especially because the teenage body is still forming. Some of these things even 'correct' themselves with age.
Good Day pb31313
I would not approve of plastic surgery for my teenage daughter if I had one. I have three reasons for this.
1) I would let her know that she is absolutely beautiful (by the way don't add the words "just the way you are," -- seemingly innocuous words but I suspect such an addition would not be taken that way). I would let her know that she is absolutely beautiful and that no surgeon's knife could improve upon what nature (or 'God' if you prefer) has wrought.
A. I would probably talk to her about people who really need
plastic surgery. I'm talking about people in the developing
world, women and children who are the victims of all kinds
of heinous human rights abuses of all kinds, who really
need the sense of life-mending that may come with critical
plastic surgery (burns, mutilations, etc).
2) I want to focus on three procedures you mentioned: nose re-
shaping, liposuction, and tummy tucks. I would explain to her
that some of the most beautiful women in the world are so-
called full-figured models such as Crystal Renn, Kate Dillon,
etc. Kate Dillon has a wonderful quote she gave one time in
an interview. She said that she weighs herself frequently to
make sure she IS NOT LOSING weight, because she has
come to love her body so much. This is the kind of self-
acceptance we need to infuse our young women with --
beauty comes in all shapes and sizes (this is a reality not just
3) All surgery has risks. Who knows what serious complications
might arise and compromise her health forever for the sake of
relatively trivial cosmetic surgery procedures?
For the items you are asking, in no way shape or form would I allow it. Teenagers need to understand that their bodies are beautiful as they are and that they won't stay the same shape forever, because they are still growing. For those particular surgeries it would be only to enhance their beauty which they need to be able to accept for themselves. Unless it was for their health benefit, but since you did not specify that I would assume that you mean only for beauty purposes.
by Wendy Iturrizaga 8 years ago
HubMob weekly topic: Searching for Perfection: Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic Surgery
by LondonGirl 9 years ago
They are all coming into season here in England, and Isaac and I picked 12lb of blackberries, 8lb of bullaces, and 12lb of sloes over the weekend. We had blackberry and apple crumble today, and both my mother and I are going to make sloe gin and sloe jelly, and my mother's going to make damson...
by Research Analyst 7 years ago
Would you have plastic surgery even if you knew the procedure could kill you?
by Money Fairy 4 years ago
Do you believe that plastic surgery is a necessity or just plain stupid vanity?I think that the only reason for plastic surgery is a car accident or a burn victim that has lost part of thier face etc..otherwise why get cut if you don't really need it? is it really a necessity to look all tight and...
by Jordan Hemmann 5 years ago
Where in the world do/would you most like to visit?I went to Italy and Greece this past summer and it was the best trip of my life. Greece was nice, but Italy was absolutely incredible. I would go there every year if I could. What is your favorite place to go? And if you haven't been able to...
by Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago
Gardening is my current hobby and its becoming a passion. So I want to know what plants some other hubbers love?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|