Temple surgeon: the right reasons for plastic surgery

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Philadelphia Inquirer

While new technologies like lip fillers and Botox have made it easier and in some cases more affordable to change one's appearance, that doesn't necessarily mean transformation is a good idea. Surgeons say patients often have exaggerated ideas about what the procedure can accomplish, or may want surgery for the wrong reasons. "Surgery should be for the patient, not the patient's boyfriend," said Chris Tzarnas, a plastic surgeon with Temple's School of Medicine.