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What plastic surgery procedures are considered inappropriate for teens?

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Some plastic surgery procedures, like breast enlargement, liposuction, and cheek implants are generally considered inappropriate for teens, except in unusual cases. But other procedures may help. They include reducing too-large breasts, protruding ears, and scars from acne or accidents.

From: Teens and Plastic Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Society of Plastic Surgeons web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teenagers." Enhancement Media.com web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teens." MedicineNet web site: "Is Plastic Surgery a Teen Thing?"

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

SOURCES: American Society of Plastic Surgeons web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teenagers." Enhancement Media.com web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teens." MedicineNet web site: "Is Plastic Surgery a Teen Thing?"

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

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