Tuesday, October 16, 2018 |
Column: Biohazards —
Topic: Prudence —
Bod Mod Fad
Why All the Plastic Surgery on Girls' Sex Organs?
by Paige Comstock Cunningham
I don't think it looks good."1 The national fixation with cosmetic surgery has found a new market: teenagers. Thanks to the rise in reality shows and the number of celebrities who openly talk about their enhancement, teens are joining the body modification trend.2 In 2014, nearly 64,000 teens opted in, and so, by proxy, did their parents, whose consent is required. Cosmetic surgeries on adolescents include rhinoplasty, otoplasty (ears), liposuction, breast augmentation or reduction for . . .
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