Public Health and Social Jusitce

Beauty, Body Modification, and Cosmetic Surgery

beauty.jpgArticles and slide shows re ideals of beauty, body modification, female genital cutting, and cosmetic surgery

Slide Shows:

*Cosmetic surgery – past, present, future
Slide presentation on cosmetic surgery

*Ethical & Policy Questions re beauty, cosmetic surgery, & obesity
Slide show on ethical issues relevant to ideals of beauty, cosmetic surgery, and obesity

*female genital cutting
Slide show on female genital cutting

*Ideals of Beauty and Methods of Body Modification
Slide show on historical and contemporary ideals of beauty and body modification

Tanning and UV Radiation – The Case for Regulation
Slide show from Drs. Aruru and Salmon

Articles:

*Cosmetic Surgery: Past, present, future – Medscape.doc
Article on cosmetic surgery

*female genital cutting – Medscape.doc
Article on female genital cutting

*Ideals of beauty-body modification – Medscape.doc
Article on historical and contemporary ideals of beauty and body modification

External Links:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons: http://www.plasticsurgery.org/

International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: http://www.isaps.org/

New View Campaign – Challenging the Medicalization of Sex: http://newviewcampaign.org/

Skin Deep – Cosmetic Safety Database (Environmental Working Group): http://www.cosmeticdatabase.com/index.php

Story of Cosmetics: http://www.storyofstuff.org/movies-all/story-of-cosmetics/

Tattooing and Piercing, Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/tattoos-and-piercings/MC00020