04/13/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Extreme Beauty: Photos Of Men And Women Who Have Undergone Plastic Surgery

Some of us tweeze our eyebrows, others opt for veneers. But how far is too far when it comes to making our bodies match with our own conceptions of beauty? Socio-political photographer Phillip Toledano has captured an array of men and women whose bodies are their art, and use plastic surgery to achieve what they feel is their own masterpiece. From facelifts to breast augmentations, Mr. Toledano captures each of his subjects with the gentleness and respect of a Dutch Master painter. Click through for the gorgeous photos that raise a few questions about self-perception, societal paragons, and what it means to be beautiful. (Mr. Toledano)



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