London: Almost eight in 10 women prefer aplastic surgery than adjusting their diet and exercisepatterns to lose weight, according to a new British survey. The survey of 1,305 men and women has found that drasticsurgeries like liposuction, tummy tuck or gastric bypass arethe most preferred choices for over 50 per cent of therespondents than the rigorous methods of diet control andexercise to shed their excess weight.
Meanwhile, more than half of men (52 per cent) said theywould rather lose their extra pounds by increasing the amountthey exercise. The next most popular option for men wanting to shedpounds was having a tummy tuck (19 per cent) followed byliposuction (11 per cent). However, 63 per cent of men regarded surgery as "the lazyoption" while only 7 per cent combining diet and exercise, thesurvey found. Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that removes fat fromdifferent parts of the body, while tummy tuck, orabdominoplasty, is a surgery used to make the abdomen morefirm. Gastric bypass is another type of surgery for losingweight after which one cannot be able to eat as much asbefore. Clog added: "If people are considering weight-losssurgery they could be suffering from low self-esteem -- thisis when people can get blinded by low prices and technicallanguage. "Researching the practitioner and surgery is absolutelyimperative." PTI
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