The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery

The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery

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The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery, by Dr. Frederick N. Lukash, is the only complete guide to this ever-expanding phenomenon. Written by the American Society of Plastic Surgerya€˜s acknowledged expert and official media spokesperson on pediatric and adolescent plastic surgery, this book answers those tough questions parents of potential teenage plastic surgery candidates have: Will surgery increase their childa€™s self-esteem and help them fit in better? Or is it a dangerously easy solution to deeper issues? When is surgery right, and when is it not? Interviewed in The New York Times and featured on Discovery Health among many other media outlets, Lukash guides families through every step of the process, from finding the perfect-fit doctor and applying for medical insurance to surgery and finally to recovery and a changed life. A virtual, free consultation with a renowned expert in the field, the book doesna€™t just offer easy solutions to teena€™s body-image problems but helps parents understand the emotional, psychological and social dilemmas involved. Complete with action plans, real-life stories and pictures, The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery offers advice on what can, cana€™t and shouldna€™t be donea€”and on how to spot the doctors who will exploit a teena€™s fragile sense of self-esteem as well as his or her parenta€™s pocketbook. Most important, Lukash provides a useful red light/yellow light/green light guide for considering teen plastic surgery.At last, her parents sought out a plastic surgeon for a consultation. It was clear that ... Should her family have made her wait until she was 16, knowing she would continue to suffer emotionally in the meantime? Should she have ... She worried so much that she stopped eating. Should she have ... Although the timing might make it seem like it was a a€œgraduation present, a€ it was not that at all. It was a gift toanbsp;...

Title:The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery
Author:Frederick Lukash
Publisher:BenBella Books, Inc. - 2013-08-21


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