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Nosing Around Nose Jobs

by Savitha C Muppala on  July 28, 2011 at 11:55 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
A recent report has scratched the surface of cosmetic surgeries to look deeper into some of the compelling reasons behind such procedures.

 Nosing Around Nose Jobs
Nosing Around Nose Jobs
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The report suggests that people who get their nose jobs done could be suffering from some form of mental illness. They could be victims of a condition called as body dysmorphic disorder, a mental condition in which one is unduly worried about minor or perceived bodily defects.

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It is quite a serious condition where victims have a history of cosmetic surgeries, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts.

 

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons have issued a warning that  cosmetic surgery should not be conducted on patients who show "excessive concern" about their appearance.



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