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25%

Get plastic surgery

Get plastic surgery
One of the most important things in life is accepting who we are. In this case I'm not speaking about our character, our personality, but a more simple and very material stuff: our body. We have a body, and we can't choose how it is except for a few parts of it. Maybe we can change our hair, their color, their style, their lenght... Or we can make little small changes that make us liking us more. But then there are stuff we can't change in any way. For example our face, or some parts and shapes of our body... Centuries ago, people just had to accept that and probably since there wasn't even the possibility of changing it they didn't even considered the idea. But human wanted to change, and science came forward and said "I can help!". And so plastic surgery was born, and with it all the complication, moral dilemmas, advantages, disadvantages and stuff like that of the case. Now anyone with a bit of money (even if it can be somewhat cheap it's still pretty expensive) can change some parts of its body! There are people that change small stuff like their nose, other change more... And yes, from time to time you read weird news of people that want to look similar to animals or fictional cartoonish manga character. But if they can do it, why not? Sure some people might think that this goes against nature, that instead we should learn to accept our body as it is... but for this, let's speak about it more deeply in other side of this versus, and for now let's just focus on the plastic surgery option, because this is what it is. A option, something you might choose or not, just up to you: you don't like your body, you have money and you don't have any moral dilemma about changing it with a artificial procedure? Then do it. You can, so why not?

Pros
  • You can change any part of your body you want
  • You can be who you want, how you want
  • You'll like your body more afterwards

Cons
  • Might be against nature
  • Expensive
  • Could be dangerous in some cases
  • Some parts of you won't be real

Supporters

limberg

I'm ok with my body... But...

I not against plastic surgery. It's just a way of trying to correct some of your flaws. How is plastic surgery different from getting therapy for scoliosis? Or wearing the best clothes that fit you? The saying that everyone is beautiful? That's pure crap. Some are born pretty and some are born ugly. So why would you do against someone who just wants to look a lot more presentable? Shame on those Who are against plastic surgery. There's nothing wrong about it. We all have a choice. If you have the means to do it, then go!
Posted by limberg on 02-23-2018
kgord

It depends

I mean it is a matter of degree, if you have a nose that people tease you about, and feel better with a new nose, I say go for it. Sometimes we can be happy with what we have and other times we might want to spend a bit of money and get what we want.
Posted by kgord on 02-23-2018
manmad

Yeah

I don't really mind people getting plastic surgeries, as long as you don't change the whole way you look so you are a completely different thing than what you have, then it's okay. I mean even if you change a lot of things your body, that's not my job,of course you should be honest with your partner and such if you are close enough. There are a lot of people who don't like certain parts of their body, face and so on, so why not make themselves look better.
Posted by manmad on 02-26-2018
Kakashi2020

Plastic if Needed

Plastic Surgery is an important life saving and life changing medical procedure being used today and Im completely in favor of it, only if it's used in such cases.

Plastic surgery is the best way of treating burns and scars caused by traumatic injuries caused by fires and accidents. This procedure is also used to repair congenital abnormalities such as cleft palates.

I will have to disagree In using plastic surgery in cases of vanity and beautification like breast and butt augmentation, body contouring, facial modification, fat reduction unless otherwise professionally certified as a medical emergency.

Posted by Kakashi2020 on 02-24-2018

75%

Accept your body as it is

Accept your body as it is
As I anticipated in the other side of this versus, there are a lot of people (and I'm sure this will be proven true when the votes for this versus will start arriving) that can't and won't accept plastic surgery, and instead insist that we should accept our body how it is. Now let's not speak about why we might not like our body, since there might be a lot of reasons about that. Going too specific with example might offend someone, and people that don't like their body already know what I'm talking about, and how the whole thing feels. And about that, let me make a point about this versus: this is about accepting your body when you actually have the chance of doing plastic surgery, like when you have money and stuff. If you can't afford it, accepting the body isn't really a choice. Like many choice, anyway, accepting it is hard, extremely not easy, and requires a insane amount of effort. This is something that can fullfill whole books, maybe even whole libraries, seeing how various and different the approaches to this matter can be. But since it requires effort, naturally the results will be good. First of all, accepting your body will bring you a good amount of self-confidence: you'll like yourself more, and maybe you'll be less stressed around other people... if you even were. Maybe you won't consider yourself beautiful like most people do, but at least you'll be modest, maybe you'll be able to joke about yourself. You'll be able to take life as it is, just... something we have to literally live through. Besides, this is what people that consider plastic surgery something against nature would gladly do and accept - accepting your body is more natural, after all.

Pros
  • You'll be better with yourself: more self-confidence, etc...
  • It's like nature was supposed to be
  • Completely free

Cons
  • You'll still have your body, and maybe deep inside, you won't really like it
  • It requires a lot of effort
  • Sometimes it's not actually a choice

Supporters

Mahshiemonalisa

not easy but better

Let's be honest, it's not always easy to accept your body the way it is. However, I have always been extremely adverse to any unnecessary surgeries or medical procedures. Not only are they dangerous, but often, plastic surgery just doesn't look good. It's unnatural and you can usually tell when someone has had plastic surgery. Then there's the expense of it with most plastic surgeries costing quite a lot. Overall, I don't think plastic surgery is worth it at all.
Posted by Mahshiemonalisa on 02-25-2018
kingcool52

Accept

Unless I was in an accident or something went wrong, I doubt I would ever get plastic surgery. I am pretty happy with the way I look and there is nothing about my body that I would change. Plus I don't think that plastic surgery looks that great, most of the time you can notice and it just makes your body look weird (especially on your face)
Posted by kingcool52 on 02-23-2018
TheArticulate

I'm Happy With Who I am

I accept myself for who I am, and I like myself just the way I am. I think there's a certain empowerment from being able to be happy with yourself just the way you are. Of course, this is coming from someone who is pretty lucky. I'm the average weight for my height and in general, I'm very happy with my appearance.
Posted by TheArticulate on 02-27-2018
Mehano

Accept it

I don't think that I'd ever do plastic surgery unless it was something from like an accident - but definitely not to fix my breasts or wrinkles, etc.

Accept your body as it is. We all get old. We all have one part that we dislike at least a bit or want it to get "fixed" but you were born like this. Embrace it and be happy.

Posted by Mehano on 02-23-2018
peachpurple

Not everyone is perfect

We should be grateful that we have a healthy body, does not matter whatever shape or size. I am grateful to have a slim body, 42kg for a 40 plus year old woman. Majority women of my age weighs 55kg and above because most are obesity due to sedentary lifestyle. I disagree for forking out money to get a plastic surgery to produce beautiful body. In the end, your body will slag, skin tag, loose skin that will produce worst scenario.
Posted by peachpurple on 02-23-2018
gata montes

Accept is better

Nope - having any kind of elective surgery to possibly improve my looks is not something that I would even contemplate doing - as apart from being very content with who I am both inside and out - I would much rather make the most of myself and grow old gracefully - by keeping a positive outlook on life, eating a healthy balanced diet and exercising regularly - rather than take unnecessary risks for the sake of vanity.

Particularly as - after having seen some of the end results of cosmetic surgery - I'm not altogether sure that I would agree - that it does always improve someones looks - as more often than not it appears to have the quite the opposite effect.

Posted by gata montes on 02-25-2018
JoeMilford

Accecpt Your Age

I understand wanting to look as beautiful as possible, and my response here might be old-fashioned, or coming from a place which speaks to my low income, but i think that we should not get plastic surgery just for reasons of vanity. many people get plastic surgery for cosmetic reasons due to birth defects, disease, accidents, car wrecks, etc., and I think that is totally fine and relevant. However, dropping thousands of dollars to try to cheat the ravages of time or to long young forever seems ridiculous to me. Also, it is obvious, and sometimes even grotesque, when people have this type of surgery and take it way too far.
Posted by JoeMilford on 02-23-2018
cubo

I love my body

I'm not really against of plastic surgery but, I choose this option because I think we must love our body and value it. I know all of us would like to change, at least, a part of our body but we have a lot of qualities who make us different than others and we are valuable beyond our body shape. Many people want to be other person or character that they admire like a celebrity or a cartoon character so, they do plastic surgery to their body and I think those people need help because we are a beautiful creation and unique without needing extreme changes.
Posted by cubo on 03-17-2018
foxchannel

Will I Look Like Priyanka Chopra?

First of all, it's the expense. If it's cheap? You should be wary.

Second, there is no guarantee you'll be satisfied with the results and even if you can get your money back, you can't get your face or your body back.

Third, I might have my good health when I enter in and develop complications after I exit. I'd rather be healthy and ugly, than pretty and sick. I always believe that surgery is for sick people. Not for vanity purposes. If you're not deformed and you enjoy good health, be thankful.

Last thought. I can almost always tell when a person has been nipped and tucked; and when I see it, I think “Who you trying to fool?” It's something sort of unnatural looking about the cosmetic surgery; particularly on the face. Why spend all that money if I'm not going to be most beautiful woman in the world? If I fork out the cash, when I come off the operating table, I better look like Priyanka Chopra! LOL.

Posted by foxchannel on 03-22-2018
NickJ

Accept your body for what it is

I think unless you have a glaring deficiency or blemish that gets too much attention, you should stick with what you got when you came into the world.
Posted by NickJ on 02-26-2018
treecko142

No hassle

No need to pay huge amounts of money when you're not even sure if you'll like what you get after, and can also lead to other problems down the road.
Posted by treecko142 on 02-25-2018
Lost93

Accept my body

I accept my body as it is. Honestly, I would not change anything. Even if I get fat, I quickly get rid of it. That does not mean I do not accept plastic surgery. Who thinks that he really needs and that he has to change some part of the body then it's okay. I do not support only when someone has a normal body and wants to change something and after that change does not look like it. Or simply exaggerated.
Posted by Lost93 on 05-07-2018

Comments

Rmarsh1984
I say a person should accept themself for who they are unless medically necessary for an improved quality of life. Surgery is expensive and there is always a risk involved whether it be from anesthetic or possible infection. Surgery also comes with the potential feeling that a person could still "look better" with another procedure as well. You only get one body, and you can't undo what you change with surgery. If it is a birth defect, or a disfiguring tumor, or even a surgery to remove excess skin after a drastic weight loss or pregnancy with multiples, I think it will improve a person's outlook and quality of life. Some of the afore mentioned can limit an individual's ability to provide for themself or family, limit their mobility, and can possibly lead to death if left untreated.
Posted by Rmarsh1984 on 02-23-2018
vinaya
You have a point. Unless the person has some deformity or medical condition, he/she should not undergo cosmetic surgery. For instance, you lost the proper shape of your nose after accident., you can go for a nose job. Your lips have natural deformity (the one that you got with birth), you can go for cosmetic surgery. However, I don't think it is appropriate to go for cosmetic surgery to get a pout or dimple.
Posted by vinaya on 04-19-2018
Barida
I'm yet to see the rationale behind the plastic surgery of a thing, if not the people getting invloved with it are always insecure of who they are and how God has made their bodies to be. I mean that what really matters in the world is not how beautiful or ugly that you are, but the power to accept that God created you to make big impact on those around you and the world at large. I have always feel that leaving the body as it is made by God is the best thing that we have got to do in the sense that God knew the reason we were made that way and that reason is to bring positive changes to the world.
Posted by Barida on 02-23-2018
Pixie
We must accept ourselves the way we are. If you are confident in yourself then you will never have the desire to go under the knife. There are many cases where plastic surgery went wrong and the patients died or found themselves disfigured. You must learn to love yourself. As it is no one is perfect. It is personality which matters and a ''beautiful face will age but a beautiful soul will always be beautiful''.
Posted by Pixie on 02-23-2018
jyy
Most of the time I would say no. Some exceptions would be major burns, stuff like that. However, though, I am not in favor of forcing people to do things they don't want. Nonetheless, I think people should seriously reconsider it, and minors, who don't have an adult judgment yet, should be forbidden (from plastic surgery).
Posted by jyy on 02-23-2018
lovely
I will accept my body the way it is nature made me and knew I have beautifully and wonderfully made I don't need to alter anything on me,it all perfect and that's it.Accepting one's body will build confidence, makes one have self esteem and boost one's natural being and it completely free unlike surgery that one needs tons of money to perform.
Posted by lovely on 02-23-2018
vinaya
I don't have a perfect look and perfect shape, I am not satisfied with my body, however, I accept your body as it is. Well, my statement might sound confusing. What I mean is I don't have good features, however, I accept whatever I have. I will never go under surgery for body modification.
Posted by vinaya on 02-23-2018
Corzhens
I have to admit that I am overweight and I have difficulty in shedding off the excess fats in my body. There was a time that I was offered a free liposuction that will remove the fats with a siphon machine. But I had to be sedated during the surgery. My husband did not approve of it because there are cases that patients did not wake up anymore.
Posted by Corzhens on 02-23-2018
babyright
Its much better to accept the way your body is since it is God that created you that way, but when people do plastic surgery it is like telling God that they dont like the way God had created them. When you accept the way you are then you will also be free from all health problems that comes with having plastic surgery.
Posted by babyright on 02-24-2018
ion
Accept your body or your self of course. What ever kind of looks or species you looks like, no, just kidding. We should always be happy and contended for what we are, how you supposed to think or expect that someone will like you the way you are if you didn't accept your self for what you are. and consider your future children. if they ask you, are you really my mom or dad, why are you all good looking, and I'm not. :)
Posted by ion on 02-24-2018
VintageRose
To be honest? I think the goal is to love yourself, and do whatever it takes to be happy with the way you are.

If you can work through your self-esteem and learn how to love your body the way it is, then perfect! If not, it's also valid to seek ways to modify your body until you are happy with the result. Be it through diet, exercise, training, or plastic surgery... I believe all of them are valid ways to seek your true self and your version of happiness.

I am happy with the way I look and therefore I don't seek to modify myself, but I won't judge people that decide to go for it, because seeking your own happiness is never a bad thing if you don't harm anyone in the process.
Posted by VintageRose on 02-24-2018
Scarlet
I accept myself of who I am because I know that humans are wonderfully and fearfully made by God. There are also other choices to make you more pretty without being under the knife because nowadays, there are newly developed products that can help you achieve the body or appearance that you want.
Posted by Scarlet on 02-25-2018
chatbox
Plastic surgery may be necessary in some cases to allow a person to live a normal life or close to it. Plastic reconstructive surgery is recommended for cases like a severely burnt or damaged face or a cleft palate. Cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, on the other hand, is something that is mostly done by choice. I can't blame people who feel the need to have a cosmetic surgery to make them feel confident about themselves. We only have one life to live and we want to make the most of it so go. Personally, though, cosmetic surgery is not for me. I'm not perfect in a lot of ways but I can live well with what I have because I'm focused on a lot of other things besides physical looks. I'm also scared about any medical interventions and would only go for it if I have to.
Posted by chatbox on 02-26-2018
Denis_P
I think that every person has the right to do with their own body as they please. That being said, I also feel that no one should have to change themselves because they are seeking the approval of others. You should only change yourself because that is what you want, not because others will decide you look better. I understand that there are also circumstances where people are born with deformities, and some adjustment would greatly improve their quality of life. That is another situation where getting plastic surgery is justified.
Posted by Denis_P on 02-26-2018
hermessantos
Your body is the material realization of your existence. From the beginning it is already a miracle, the abode of your soul and your painting for the world. Reasons to love him are not lacking. Loving your body has to do with accepting life and nature.

We are living an age of image worship. So let us be frank, it is very difficult not to run into dissatisfactions and frustrating findings of the unattainable pursuit of the ideal of good form.

It turns out that the external pressures, fashion and standards of beauty imposed by society can often be oppressive and influence our personal satisfaction. To begin with, the worst mistake we make is to guide us through the media. This involves any type of media, be it the television, magazines and even showcases. People constantly want to be out of a mold, but the reality is that truly authentic individuals are the ones who draw the most attention.
Posted by hermessantos on 02-26-2018
jaymish
I think you should do whatever makes you feel more confident about yourself. If you have money and want to have plastic surgery I propose you have it. Many women like Jane Fonda look great. Jane Fonda is eighty and she looks amazing. I think because of how she looks she is still able to be a fitness guru especially for the older generation. No one would want to be trained by someone who looks close to death.
Posted by jaymish on 02-26-2018
cess_08
Everyone has its own right to decide when it comes to this. I believe that if you want to change a bit about yourself then go for it. It's not about pleasing others, it's about pleasing oneself that's what matters. It's a big decision that consequences should be considered. At the end of the day it's your body and up to you what you do with it.
Posted by cess_08 on 02-26-2018
TheInsaneSakif
I'm completely against plastic surgery. I think people should be happy with their looks and not worry about it too much. You are unique in your own way and looks shouldn't define you. What's the point in wasting thousands of dollars in plastic surgery to look like your favorite celebrity, when in the end you look worse than before?
Posted by TheInsaneSakif on 04-11-2018