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Clarifications on surgical interventions in minors

Excerpt from the article, with the title “After Rafa Justus performs plastic surgery, doctors clarify interventions on minors”, originally published on the Isto é Gente website. “Rafaella Justus, daughter of Ticiane Pinheiro and Roberto Justus, underwent rhinoplasty, plastic surgery on her nose, at the age of 14. According to the teenager, the intervention was carried out mainly due to a “functional correction”. However, the young age for an aesthetic procedure drew attention.   Data from the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (SBCP) indicate that, in 2016 alone, of the almost 1.5 million aesthetic procedures performed, 97 thousand (6.6%) were on people up to 18 years of age. Despite the significant

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