cosmetic surgery


: surgery done to improve a person's appearance

Examples of cosmetic surgery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Credit baby boomers, feminism, the fitness movement, Eileen Fisher or even the rise in Botox and cosmetic surgery; 60 is no longer the beginning of the end. Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2023 The news comes as the comedian grieves the death of his longtime partner, Ms. Jacky Oh!, who died in May from cosmetic surgery complications. Emily St. Martin, Los Angeles Times, 18 Oct. 2023 Throughout the history of cosmetic surgery, limited technology have put Black women at a higher risk of experiencing hyperpigmentation and skin damage due to light exposure. India Espy-Jones, Essence, 7 Aug. 2023 Her death was a result of complications from cosmetic surgery, her autopsy report revealed. Emily St. Martin, Los Angeles Times, 18 Oct. 2023 Smith had traveled to Miami with her aunt to undergo cosmetic surgery. Emily St. Martin, Los Angeles Times, 3 Oct. 2023 Her autopsy report obtained by TMZ and Page Six says that the cause of death was complications from cosmetic surgery. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 29 Sep. 2023 On Friday, a representative for the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner's Office confirmed to PEOPLE that the former MTV personality (born Jacklyn Smith) died from complications from cosmetic surgery, as was first reported by TMZ. Dory Jackson, Peoplemag, 29 Sep. 2023 Traditional Medicare’s Part B doesn’t cover most dental care, eye exams, routine physical exams, hearing aids, cosmetic surgery, concierge care or nursing home care. Byrichard Eisenberg, Fortune Well, 20 July 2023 See More

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“Cosmetic surgery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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