Advice Columnist Backs Reader's Rhinoplasty Decision

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There was a time when people were often quiet and private about undergoing plastic surgery procedures like those offered by Board Certified Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata.Your decision to have cosmetic surgery with our Board-Certified Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon is a personal one.

But these days, any stigma associated with plastic surgery is fading.

Consider one piece of recent advice penned by Abigail Van Buren (a.k.a. Jeanne Phillips), the writer who currently helms the "Dear Abby" empire, a Los Angeles-based syndicated column that's more than 60 years old and currently has a worldwide readership of more than 110 million.

In a "Dear Abby" letter published on Jan. 29, 2016, a 50-something reader who called himself "Indecisive Dad" explained that he had rhinoplasty decades ago, but never told his wife or adult daughter about the surgery. Now, his daughter wants to undergo the same plastic surgery procedure, and dad is uncertain about whether or not to come clean about his own nose surgery.

Abigail Van Buren's advice? What's the big deal!

She writes: "You are behaving as though a rhinoplasty is something to be ashamed of. It's not! Speak up and tell your wife your daughter inherited your nose and that fixing yours gave you self-confidence. Then be honest with your daughter. She's an adult. What she chooses to do with the nose on her face should be her decision and no one else's because no one else will be wearing it."

Your own decision whether or not to have plastic surgery is personal. When you're ready to get the facts about a procedure you may be considering, please contact Renaissance Plastic Surgery in Indianapolis, Indiana for your consultation with our accomplished, compassionate, board-certified surgeon: 317-575-9152.