If the perception of aesthetics and beauty has changed over the centuries, the anxiety is always the same; to be liked… unfortunately, when this situation is overrated, we lose sight of the characteristics that make us who we are, we just fall for the perception of beauty created by society and hope for help from plastic surgery. But what do we have to get before external beauty?

Turkey Medicals member Specialist Psychologist examined the aesthetic in Turkey curiosity of men and women.

“Contrary to popular belief, men erode the door of plastic surgeons as much as women. It is necessary to look at the event without gender discrimination. It creates a body to eliminate distortion of old age, hot and big lips the right lip and fashion, to think, begin to see the wrinkles almost a shame, popular culture and the consumer society, which launched the ideal human type of work, and, of course, is creating such a need to have the desire rating no bounds.”


A person is a being who wants to be approved and accepted, who wants to be liked. Society determines the criteria for liking. Because society is a living organism, values related to beauty and aesthetics change from day to day.

The desire to be liked is a feeling that begins in adolescence and decreases when we become an adult, when we manage to accept ourselves for who we are.

A person wants to be accepted, of course, no matter how old he is, but if his self-confidence is not strong enough, he can waver if he listens to messages from his environment, not to the voice from within.

Contrary to popular belief, men erode the door of plastic surgeons as much as women. Eliminating the deformation that advancing age creates in the body, trying to resemble the ideal type of person touted by popular culture and consumer society, and of course the desire to be liked creates such a need.

I exclude those who have undergone aesthetic surgery in Turkey to remove body deformation as a result of an accident or exposure to violence.


For women, the inability to easily lose weight during pregnancy, deformations that occur in the breasts due to breastfeeding, the expansion of the navel and basins can be of an uncomfortable size. After a while, this condition can be compared to what it was before pregnancy and with women who did not give birth. After all, a person who does not like his body can take advantage of the blessings of the age and lie under the knife to look like the ideal type of person he sees on Turkish TV and in magazines.

Those in good financial condition pay high prices and undergo surgery in Turkey in competent hands, while those who cannot afford it lie on the operating table in places that are not suitable for hygiene conditions, at the cost of endangering their lives. The result is also often far from meeting their expectations, unfortunately…

The dynamics of popular society drive us to consumption. Bodies perfected with Photoshop are stuck in our eyes everywhere. It’s not easy to be indifferent to that. But if your self-confidence is in place, if you can accept the changes that life and age bring with love, you can not fall into these drives. No living being can resist the change that time brings. Either we accept this change and ourselves as it is, or we go under the knife saying, “this is my body, my decision.” I don’t have the right to criticize anyone.

As a psychologist in Turkey, I am aware that an individual’s self-confidence determines their quality of life. I think if we could focus on our virtues instead of focusing on aspects that we find flawed, we could gain self-confidence without having to intervene from the outside. After all, if you have decided to undergo aesthetic surgery, do detailed research on the operation, the healing process and results, consult with individuals who have undergone similar operations, and please do not hand yourself over to unreliable hands.

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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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