No need to go under the knife for aesthetic reasons

No need to go under the knife for aesthetic reasons – words Alexa Wang

Unless you are born perfect like a movie star or you just don’t care about such things, chances are that you are probably not satisfied with at least one part of your body.

Sometimes, the desire is to be as close to human perfection as possible, while at others, facial cosmetic surgery procedures may seem like a necessity to boost confidence in public.

Deny it as we may, we do live in a very judgmental society where looks play a bigger part than they ideally should. If any of these things apply to you, then you have probably considered going under the knife for a better shaped nose or bigger breasts, or some form of aesthetic value at one point of time or the other.


Unfortunately, cosmetic procedures are not as simple or affordable as most marketing ads make them out to be and there are complications which you need to understand before going through with anything. In order to help you understand the full extent of what you are in for if you decide to finally go for that long impending plastic surgery, read the following points.

It’s Really Expensive

Depending on what you are trying to do, the cost of your surgery can range from anywhere in-between $5,000 – $10,000 or even more. Of course, it also depends on where you are having the procedure done and the surgeon involved. While this won’t really matter to those who can afford it, for most of us, that’s a lot of money!

There is No Guarantee

There is just no guarantee about anything in relation to plastic surgery. Apart from the risk of you ending up looking worse than before, there are also chances that complications may arise related to diabetes, blood pressure, heart conditions or some other pre-existing health problem. If that happens, then you are putting your wellbeing and even your life at risk. The worst part is that some procedures like liposuction may not be as long term as you would like since surveys have shown that most people gain the fat they lose in a year or so and that’s disappointing.

You Might Have to Go for More

As mentioned earlier, the fat may come back in a year after a liposuction session and the surgery may not exactly go as planned. What happens then? You basically have no option left but to either live with it or go for more of the same. As it turns out, many celebrities and even common people have fallen victim to this addiction or cycle of plastic surgeries. In addition to the fact that there is no guarantee that the future surgeries will be able to do what the previous ones couldn’t, there is also the subject of your health which will take a hit each time you go under the knife.

Before you feel demoralized, let us assure you that there are safer, cheaper, non-invasive, no-knife procedures available today for aesthetic treatments (read more). You can still have a more aesthetically pleasing nose or breast shape without the knife. At the end of the day it is your money and your body so what you decide to do with it is most definitely going to be your choice. However, it is best to be aware of all possibilities before taking such a big decision.

No need for cosmetic procedures for aesthetic reasons – words Alexa Wang

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