The thought of this news

The thought of this news

From the essay, I knew that there were several people obsessed with selfie and even somebody want cosmetic doctor to do plastic surgery for themselves. According to the data of authority, the person seeking surgery was increased 13% in 2017, so The Guardian call it was dysmorphia.

But as far as I am concerned, I think this point of view is one-sided. Firstly, I think the data of the authority concluded the developed country like the United Kingdom, and the developing countries like China and India are not in this sample, so I think these data is not objective. Secondly, there were a report in the US medical journal JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery about the illness like BDD. I think the discuss is also biased because in China people around me are searching means to be rich, and selfie is only a method to make money for online celebrity or someone want to sell commodity.

But the words of Dr Wassim are thought-provoking. He thinks government should issue some progress in this profession. 

重点词汇

dysmorphia/dɪsˈmɔːrfiə/

n. 体象障碍,身体畸形恐惧症

be obsessed with

沉迷于,痴迷于

the height of

…的顶点,…的巅峰

cosmetic doctor

美容医师,整形医师

reconstructive/ˌriːkənˈstrʌktɪv/

adj. 整形的;重建的,重新塑造的

surgeon/ˈsɜːrdʒən/

n. 外科医生

procedure/prəˈsiːdʒər/

n. 手术;程序

resemble/rɪˈzembl/

v. 像...,与…相似

filter/ˈfɪltər/

v. 过滤,使用滤镜

fixated/fɪkˈseɪtɪd/

adj. 异常依恋的,专注于某物的

defect/dɪˈfekt/

n. 缺陷,瑕疵

pervasiveness/pərˈveɪsɪvnəs/

n. 广泛性,普遍性

airbrush/ˈerbrʌʃ/

v.(用修图软件的气笔、喷枪)修饰,美化

self-esteem/ˌself ɪˈstiːm/

n. 自尊

specs/speks/

n. 眼镜

plump/plʌmp/

v. 使丰满,使鼓起

pore/pɔːr/

n. 毛孔;小孔

jowl/dʒaʊl/

n. 面颊;下颌;下颌垂肉

referral/rɪˈfɜːrəl/

n. 介绍转诊;转送,移交

safeguard/ˈseɪfɡɑːrd/

v. 保护,捍卫

headline-grabbing/ˈhedlaɪnɡræbɪŋ/

adj. 吸引眼球的;头条新闻的

transformative/trænsˈfɔːr.mətɪv/

adj. 变形的,有改造能力的

fake

v. 假装;伪造

drive sb. to do sth.

促使某人做某事

in person

亲自,当面

academy

n. 学会,研究院

motivation

n. 动机,诱因

procedure

n. 医疗处理,手术

trigger

v. 引起,引发(坏事)

英文释义:to cause something to start

plastic surgery

整形手术,整容手术

novelty

n. 新奇的事物

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