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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.
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