Teenagers and Cosmetic Surgery: Focus on Breast Augmentation and Liposuction

Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2008. Two of the most popular and controversial cosmetic procedures for adolescents are liposuction and breast implants. It this review article, the procedures are discussed. In addition, the physiological and psychological reasons to delay these procedures, including concerns about body dysmorphic disorder and research findings regarding changes in teenagers’ body image as they mature, are described.

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