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  • What are some of the social, cultural, or psychological reasons for seeking cosmetic surgery?
  • What are some of the risks of using underground or unlicensed professionals?
  • Should insurance pay for cosmetic surgery?
  • Should teenagers be prohibited from having cosmetic surgery?
  • What are some of the new cosmetic procedures and technologies?
  • How are cosmetic procedures marketed, promoted, and financed?
  • Does body dysmorphic disorder drive decisions to have cosmetic procedures?
  • What role does popular culture or celebrity lifestyle play in the obsessive desire to achieve a perfect physique?

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