The process of enshrining King as a consensus national hero has unfortunately entailed some cosmetic surgery on the actual man.
But now the society reports a 62 percent overall decrease in cosmetic surgery from 2007 to 2008.
But surely, the argument goes, cosmetic surgery empowers us as women, giving us the bodies we always dreamed of?
Last month The New York Times reported that cosmetic surgery has also become a growth industry among senior citizens.
“cosmetic surgery is a choice and you have to make the best decisions for yourself and your family,” said Liu.
She herself says people speculate that she has had cosmetic surgery because she looks so youthful and wrinkle-free.
cosmetic surgery invites us to enter a dystopian universe in which everybody looks the same: poreless, ageless, blond and bland.
cosmetic surgery n.
Surgery that modifies or improves the appearance of a physical feature, irregularity, or defect.