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Stephanie Kuleba
• Breast
augmentation
surgery has
increased nearly
64 percent since
2000.
• Girls younger
than 18 who got...
Under Aged and Under the
Knife:
Teenage Plastic Surgery
http://writelysew.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/about-weight-loss-su...
http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/223/1458/PreviewComp/SuperStock_1458-1042.j
Cosmetic vs. Reconstructive
Surgery
Cosme...
Plastic Surgery and Teenagers
• FDA guidelines suggest waiting until 22
years of age
• For most surgeons, 16 or 17 is not ...
Rhinoplasty
http://www.artsjournal.com/bookdaddy/Home_Photo_books.jpg
•Makes up more than 50% of teenage
plastic surgeries...
But is that old
enough?
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/i
mages/ency/fullsize/10172.jpg
•Composed of bones of
the ...
Breast Augmentation
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• Breast developme...
http://www.bustwithattitude.com/breast-anatomy.jpg
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Bibliography
http://www.artsjournal.com/bookdaddy/Home_Photo_books.j
(2008, March 26). Teen buried after failed breast sur...
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  1. 1. Stephanie Kuleba • Breast augmentation surgery has increased nearly 64 percent since 2000. • Girls younger than 18 who got breast implants nearly tripled between 2002 and 2003.
  2. 2. Under Aged and Under the Knife: Teenage Plastic Surgery http://writelysew.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/about-weight-loss-surgery-ga-1.jpg By Kenzie Hruby
  3. 3. http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/223/1458/PreviewComp/SuperStock_1458-1042.j Cosmetic vs. Reconstructive Surgery Cosmetic Surgery • Principle purpose is to improve the appearance •To improve self-esteem Reconstructive • Performed on abnormal structures of the body • To improve function, but may also be done to approximate a normal appearance.
  4. 4. Plastic Surgery and Teenagers • FDA guidelines suggest waiting until 22 years of age • For most surgeons, 16 or 17 is not an unreasonable age for many procedures, but each decision must be approached on a patient-by-patient basis http://elevateroanoke.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/plastic-surgery.jpg
  5. 5. Rhinoplasty http://www.artsjournal.com/bookdaddy/Home_Photo_books.jpg •Makes up more than 50% of teenage plastic surgeries. • To straighten the bridge, remove a hump, reshape the tip or open breathing passages. • Generally not performed until 16
  6. 6. But is that old enough? http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/i mages/ency/fullsize/10172.jpg •Composed of bones of the nose, upper lateral cartilage, and lower cartilage • Growth of the nasal bone is completed around 14 or 15 for girls, a bit later for boys • New studies showed that anteroposteriorgrowth continues in both males and females after skeletal growth is complete
  7. 7. Breast Augmentation http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/223/1672/PreviewComp/SuperStock_1672R-8505.jpg • Breast development can continue into the late teens and early twenties. • Breast augmentation has a very high complication rate •Based on the implant makers own studies, the FDA concluded that about 40% of augmentation patients have at least one serious complication within three years after getting their saline implants.
  8. 8. http://www.bustwithattitude.com/breast-anatomy.jpg
  9. 9. http://www.webstockpro.com/Comp/Fancy/FAN1005179.JPG
  10. 10. Bibliography http://www.artsjournal.com/bookdaddy/Home_Photo_books.j (2008, March 26). Teen buried after failed breast surgery. Retrieved November 19, 2008, from Pajamadeen Web site: http:/www.pajamadeen.com/ health/kuebla Hirsch, Larissa (2006). Plastic surgery. Retrieved November 19, 2008, from Teen Health Web site: http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/body_image/plastic_surgery .html Ullrich, D (2005, October 26). Plastic surgery has many faces. Retrieved October 28, 2008, from Health Link Web site: http:// healthlink.mcw.edu/article/1031002557.html Wansbrough, J.B> (2007). Teen plastic surgery. Retrieved October 28, 2008, from FazeMagazine Web site: http://www.fazeteen.com/fall2003 cosmeticsurgery.htm

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