Dr. Marco Pelosi III addresses the New Jersey Obstetrical and Gynecological Society on how and why Cosmetic Gynecology has emerged.
Private practice [1:10]
is where cosmetic gynecology originated.
Patients show up [2:20]
requesting a variety of cosmetic procedures for a variety of reasons.
The "acquiescor" [5:00]
might not be a gynecologist.
Lifestyle issues [8:00]
are the focus of cosmetic gynecology.
Normal anatomy [8:30]
alteration is a focus of cosmetic gynecology.
to knowledge is creating a need for procedures.
Human nature [14:10]
loves youth, symmetry, healthiness.
Our behavior [17:25]
has evolved to maximize survival of the species.
look longer at attractive faces.
The media [24:00]
did not create the need for labiaplasty.
Our culture [27:00]
Body dysmorphic disorder [28:20]
afflicts 2 percent of the population.
The British [30:35]
are the source of much opposition to cosmetic gynecology.
Every component [32:00]
of every aesthetic surgical procedure already existed in conventional gynecology.
within the normal range does not invalidate the cosmetic request.
David Matlock [41:20]
was the first to advertise vaginal rejuvenation.
A Committee Opinion [42:40]
was directed against Matlock’s procedures.
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