Should You Tell Your Kids That You Are Getting Plastic Surgery

Exactly how you talk to your child about your plastic surgery plans can be tricky, especially given today’s conversations around body image and cultural ideals, but having the conversation is key. “Several of my patients have come in wanting to have plastic surgery, but they are nervous that their daughters may think that it’s necessary to change yourself to be beautiful,” says Melissa Doft, MD, a board certified plastic surgeon in NYC.