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The Rise Of Plastic Surgery

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Pity poor Ashley Tisdale. Riding high from her success as the scheming Sharpay in "High School Musical 2," she seems to have come down with a minor case of Jennifer Grey syndrome.

After having surgery to fix what she said was a deviated septum on Nov. 30, she emerged two weeks later with what looked to many casual observers like a brand-new nose. Celebrity magazines and blogs piled on, questioning her for tinkering with the trait that many people say made her special.

Five-year-old fans said they no longer recognize her. She looks "plain," "average," even "Stepford," according to some of the online comments.

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