Friday June 5, 2020

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It started as a small, mysterious bump - but ended up providing me with an entirely new perspective on plastic surgery

12th February, 2017
Courteney Cox: the actor famously said she had ruined her face with plastic surgery and was giving it up

After years of recreationally toying with the possibility of Botox and fillers, I find myself halfway there; I have an actual appointment with a real plastic surgeon. His website talks about things like liposuction and breast augmentation. It is strangely thrilling.

Sadly, however, the reason I have the appointment is more a case of necessity than choice, because I have a “lesion” on my face that the GP says must be removed. And a plastic...

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