This is something that Ruckledge came to understand when, six months after his fox eye procedure, his body rejected his undissolved threads. He began to pick them out from under his own skin. "I didn’t really think anything [of the potential dangers]," he says. "Obviously with the way that the media and stuff is now, people portray this certain look, and there's new trends. I just thought, I'm gonna get it, and I didn't think too much into it."
I feel as though my nose job is obvious and outdated. Some days I yearn for my old nose!
Grace was soon faced with the reality of the situation. "I don’t recommend getting surgery that invasive when you’re so far from home," says Grace. "I’ve never felt so isolated and homesick and the recovery was really embarrassing. I was in a padded diaper and needed someone else to wipe for me."
Speaking to Refinery29, Atlanta says: "There’s been a resurgence in plastic surgery trends thanks to the increased availability of cosmetic enhancements and tweakments (quick treatments you can have done on your lunch break)." The frustrating thing, says Atlanta, is that we know arbitrary beauty standards and expectations harm women. "Now we’re not just dealing with magazines and billboard covers. We immerse ourselves in thousands of unattainable, edited images of undisclosed augmented bodies daily."
I firmly believe that patients need to be supported from an emotional and a psychological perspective.
Now that people shame girls with BBLs on TikTok, it's so awkward having one. And mine's obvious. I definitely favour a smaller butt now.