Bod Mod Fad

Why All the Plastic Surgery on Girls' Sex Organs?

"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 girls, and breast reduction for boys. The latest addition to the list is jarring.

Earlier this year, Time magazine reported a sharp uptick in genital plastic surgery on...

 

is the Executive Director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity in Deerfield, Illinois.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #45, Summer 2018 Copyright © 2021 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo45/bod-mod-fad

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