Compare and Contrast- Book to Movie- Fight Club Essay

1201 Words5 Pages
The Before and After Risks Undergoing Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic Surgery is the branch of plastic surgery that deals with normal tissue, not diseases and injured bodies. The surgery can enhance or totally change someone’s appearance (even though this isn’t reconstructive). According to American Surgeons for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, (ASAPS), there were ten million surgical and non -surgical procedures performed in the United States in 2009. This number seems to be high, between 2007 and 2008 there was more than a twelve percent decrease in the total number of cosmetic procedures according to ASAPS. People are becoming more aware of such a risky decision. Moreover, the author of “Straight Talk about Cosmetic Surgery” Arthur W. Perry had stated that “the death rate was three times lower in patients operated on by board certified plastic surgeons than non-board certified plastic surgeon.” Also, as seen in the news, other countries such as Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic are giving the famous “cosmetic vacation” for lower cost to take advantage of people who don’t know the risks. However, there aren’t records in numbers found for either victims or good results of “cosmetic vacation”. Most of the time, these people have to undergo a second surgery or extra care in their country of residency. For this reason, cosmetic surgery is not worth the risks because of the consequences such as possible infections, complications or even death can come easily after a cosmetic surgery. First, to avoid all unnecessary risks before the willful selection of the beauty procedure to undergo surgery, it is significant to know who the surgeon that will proceed to operate is. Because there are many medical assistants that want to feel like doctors or have their independent “office” and have learnt from them, in cosmetics it’s even easier to get a

More about Compare and Contrast- Book to Movie- Fight Club Essay

Open Document