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Teen Plastic Surgery

Fake Boobs and Body Image

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Mary Pritchard

Given the average boob job costs between $3,000 and $4,000, couldn't we find better ways to spend that money? Maybe spend it on something that will actually improve our well-being long term?

Mom: School Said My 13-Year-Old Daughter Should Get Breast Reduction Surgery

Posted 01.22.2013 | Education

A Moline Acres, Mo., mother is furious with her daughter's school for allegedly suggesting that her sixth grader get a breast reduction to avoid chron...

Bullied Teen Who Had Free Plastic Surgery Ready To Forgive But Won't Forget

Posted 08.16.2012 | Education

Nadia Ilse, the 14-year-old girl from Georgia who went under the knife to counteract years of bullying for her looks, had a great first day at school....

A Solution To Bullying: Where Do We Draw The Line?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2012 | Education
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

A solution to bullying that involves surgical procedures is a terrible message to give both bullies and their victims. We need to be encouraging young people to admire and embrace differences -- and that starts from an early age.

Charity Pays For Teen's Plastic Surgery To Fight Bullying

Posted 07.28.2012 | Education

Nadia Ilse is looking forward to the new school year, when she will no longer be called "Dumbo" by her peers for her "elephant ears." To ward off s...

Are 'Chinplants' The Newest Must-Have For Prom?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.30.2012 | Style

Prom season is upon us again and high school girls are busying themselves to prepare for the epic annual event. But picking a dress, scheduling salon ...

She Went Under The Knife To Avoid Bullying

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

After enduring online harassment and name-calling multiple times a week because of the shape of her nose, Nicolette Taylor, a 13 year-old from Long Is...

WATCH: More Teens Go Under The Knife To Avoid Bullying

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

ABC News reports that more and more teens are getting plastic surgery, specifically in order to avoid bullying. About 90,000 teens underwent cosmetic ...