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Cosmetic surgery 'used to boost job prospects'

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Some people are turning to cosmetic surgery to improve their appearance in order to increase their chances of getting a job.

 

This is according to a survey from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), which found that three in four women questioned believe that a youthful appearance plays a role in finding a job, getting promoted or acquiring new clients.

 

Furthermore, one in ten women questioned would consider cosmetic surgery to help them compete in the job market.

 

Dr David Magilke, a board-certified facial plastic surgeon in Portland, told KGW: "People are doing plastic surgery on their layoff, while they're unemployed, to try to make themselves more attractive for the next job.

 

"We're seeing this trend more and more with men and women."

 

ASPS president Dr Philip Haeck added that people have been waiting for a few years to have certain procedures.

 

This is because their finances were out of order during the recession, but now "all indications are [that] more consumers are again willing to spend more to look better".

© Adfero Ltd

 

Cosmetic surgery news : 9 February 2011

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