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COSMETIC SURGERY

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 March 2012

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As our wealth increases, more and more of us undergo cosmetic surgery. From tummy tucks, breast enlargements and nose jobs to hair transplants and face-lifts: You name it, they fix it.

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Copyright © The Royal Institute of Philosophy 2012

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