Why Dont Doctors Want to Do Race Change Surgery on White People? (photo)

Why is it that asian, blacks, hispanic and people who aren't white can get what is called westernization surgery witch is a process of widening the eye by making a double eyelid, bleaching the skin and altering there noes and mouth until they look some what white. But if whit a white person wants to get surgery to look like a different race because they fell they were born into the wrong race doctors think they are insane. I mean people change there gender all the time too. why is this a taboo?

Doctor Answers 1

Changing race

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One needs to be realistic as to what plastic surgery can and can not do. We can modify certain things but others we can not.

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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