vanity surgery

vanity surgery

[van′itē]
plastic surgery performed primarily to make the patient appear more youthful.
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Our daily reading of the vacuous, the daft, and the pathetic who want bigger and bigger breasts, facelifts, and nips and tucks, have blinded us to the idiocies of vanity surgery in and age when 12-year-olds are demanding nose-jobs.
We try to find a balance between the vanity surgery, the making yourself look prettier -- and the other, positive side, that you're giving people their identity back to help them be a more functional human being.
The plastic surgeons who installed these devices were cynically conspiring with the manufacturers to coerce gullible, insecure women into disfiguring vanity surgery, for outrageous financial gain.