1. Dr. McCullen's and Lydia Manderson's names have been changed, as have the names of all interviewees throughout the book, except when noted.
2. Blum, Flesh Wounds: The Culture of Cosmetic Surgery, 66.
3. American Society of Plastic Surgeons (cited hereafter as ASPS), press release, “10.2 Million Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures in 2005,” March 15, 2006.
5. Sullivan, Cosmetic Surgery: The Cutting Edge of Commercial Medicine in America.
6. Brooks, “Under the Knife and Proud of It: An Analysis of the Normalization of Cosmetic Surgery.”
7. Davis, Reshaping the Female Body, 90; Gimlin, Body Work: Beauty and Self-Image in American Culture.
8. For a similar argument, see Gremillion, Feeding Anorexia: Gender and Power at a Treatment Center.
9. Davis, Reshaping the Female Body, 126.
1. Gilman, Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery, 27.
2. Davis, Dubious Inequalities and Embodied Differences: Cultural Studies on Cosmetic Surgery, 101.
3. Sullivan, “'It's as Plain as the Nose on His Face': Michael Jackson, Modificatory Practices, and the Question of Ethics.”
5. Davis, Reshaping the Female Body, 6.
6. Grosz, “Bodies-Cities.”
7. Mamo and Fosket, “Scripting the Body: Pharmaceuticals and the (re)Making of Menstruation,” 14.
8. Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison.
9. Foucault, The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception.