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How should I deal with people's reaction to my having plastic surgery?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Once you have made the decision to have plastic surgery, there will be individuals, such as friends and coworkers, who may surprise you with their reactions. They may feel threatened that you will soon look younger and more vibrant than they do. Snide comments and rude talk around the office are not uncommon obstacles for patients to face both before and after surgery. Look at the emotions that lie behind their actions. Jealousy and envy are powerful demons that will try to undermine your new sense of self-worth. While there isn't much you can do about other people, you can be ready for their reactions and prepare yourself to withstand the gossip.
The Beverly Hills Shape: The Truth About Plastic Surgery

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The Beverly Hills Shape: The Truth About Plastic Surgery

Dr. Stuart Linder, Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, specializes in body sculpting procedures in the heart of Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Linder has trained in both general...

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