In part 1, we blogged about the sad story of 15-year-old Amanda Todd who tragically took her life after being bullied about her appearance. We also mentioned 7 year old Samantha Shaw who had plastic surgery to reduce her ears.
Do you agree or disagree with plastic surgery for kids and teens who are suffering from extreme bullying?
It is our opinion that plastic surgery could be the answer to a child’s disfigurement and bullying in some extreme cases. It isn’t about embellishing a feature they already have, but fixing a disfigurement that may be causing them severe mental anguish.
4,400 is Too Many Teens
Fixing a physical deformity could even save their life further down the road. Did you know that 4,400 teens who take their life due to bullying (http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/bullying-and-suicide.html)?
This is such an unfortunate and preventable death, that we need to see more parents stepping forward with therapy for their children, interference at school, but only using plastic surgery as a last resort.
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Your child is one of the most precious things in life. It is important to improve the quality of their life if they are suffering from extreme bullying. Finding a high quality facial plastic surgeon that will be able to help improve their appearance can put an end to bullying and improve their life in more ways than you might imagine.
Contact our nose job NYC or Long Island office today at 212.206.0023 or 631.499.1831 for a free consultation to discuss whether plastic surgery for your teen is the right decision.
Surgery certainly isn’t right for everyone or every situation, but in cases where it is, the relief it can bring is indescribable.