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cosmetic surgery

noun as in plastic surgery

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The people whose surgeries are being cancelled really need them—it’s not cosmetic surgery, but people suffering from conditions like gallbladder disease or people who need a colonoscopy.

From Time

Social media users also talked about shifting expectations for women’s bodies, cosmetic surgery and how the internet has played a role in the way women think of themselves.

The same is true for cosmetic surgery, Botox injections, and other elective procedures.

The endearingly trashy, unabashedly fame-thirsty women in the old footage included in the finale hardly resemble the ones in the present-day scenes, and not just because of the cosmetic surgeries they’ve undergone.

The term “elective surgery” is often misunderstood as a procedure like a face-lift or other forms of cosmetic surgery.

From Fortune

But surely, the argument goes, cosmetic surgery empowers us as women, giving us the bodies we always dreamed of?

Cosmetic surgery invites us to enter a dystopian universe in which everybody looks the same: poreless, ageless, blond and bland.

In the South Korean capital of Seoul alone, one in five women underwent cosmetic surgery in 2012.

The process of enshrining King as a consensus national hero has unfortunately entailed some cosmetic surgery on the actual man.

“Cosmetic surgery is a choice and you have to make the best decisions for yourself and your family,” said Liu.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cosmetic surgery, such as: anaplasty, esthetic surgery, face-lift, reconstructive surgery, and rhinoplasty.

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