Advertisement

What are some advantages of being physically attractive?

Arthur W. Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery
How you look alters others’ perceptions of you. Like it or not, more attractive people have a lot of advantages in life. According to David Sarwer, PhD, a psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, "Studies have shown that both men and women who are physically attractive have more friends, better educational opportunities, better job offers, and even better medical care." Attractive people are more successful in life because other people prefer to deal with them.
Straight Talk about Cosmetic Surgery (Yale University Press Health & Wellness)

More About this Book

Straight Talk about Cosmetic Surgery (Yale University Press Health & Wellness)

The public’s recent exuberance toward cosmetic surgery has spurred an unprecedented demand for appearance-changing procedures. But how can an average consumer discern the hype from solid truth? ...

Continue Learning about Beauty & Culture

Is true beauty found only in young people?
William StillmanWilliam Stillman
Your question is more specifically about physical beauty and equating it with the vibrancy of youth....
More Answers
How do my favorite celebrities eat what they want and look so thin?
Dr. Ramani Durvasula, PhDDr. Ramani Durvasula, PhD
Most adult women can gaze cynically upon celebrities and realize that other than the odd metabolic e...
More Answers
Is wearing spandex shapewear bad for me?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Spandex shapewear is one of modern fashion's great inventions, but wearing the wrong kind has so...
More Answers
How do supermodels keep their skin young and healthy?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cod liver oil is one thing that helped a supermodel to keep her skin young and healthy.Watch as supe...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.