Psychosocial Factors Within the Realm of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Hilary McCord, PA-S [email protected] Advisor: Professor Powdrill Spring 2008. My Audience . Plastic Surgery Psychiatry Dermatology Primary Care. SURGICAL Breast Augmentation #1 Rhinoplasty Liposuction.
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Hilary McCord, PA-S
Advisor: Professor Powdrill
Breast Augmentation #1
LiposuctionGrowth of the IndustryAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons reports ~ 11 million aesthetic procedures were performed in 2006.
Extreme Makeover (ABC) Surgery
The Swan (FOX)
I Want a Famous Face (MTV)
Plastic Surgery: Before and After (TLC)
Miami Slice (Bravo)
Dr. 90210 (E!)Growth of the Industry: Why?The most recent example of mass media influence is the explosion of aesthetic surgery Reality T.V.
Crockett (2007) concludes 4 out of 5 patients reported plastic surgery Reality T.V. directly influenced them to pursue an elective cosmetic procedure.
Didie (2003) reports 70% of cosmetic breast augmentation patients studied, endorsed T.V. as a significant source of knowledge for the procedure.Influence of Reality T.V.
In 2005, the American Medical Association issued an amendment to its constitution and bylaws addressing concerns arising from reality television programs’ influence on patient expectations regarding medical care and standards to guide physicians’ participation in such programs
American Medical Association, Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, Ethics of physician
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