This Plastic Surgery app tells kids ‘liposuction will make her slim and beautiful’


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A new plastic surgery app is facing calls it should be banned.

The app, called lastic Surgery & Plastic Doctor & Plastic Hospital Office for Barbie Version, says:

“This unfortunate girl has so much extra weight that no diet can help her. In our clinic she can go through a surgery called liposuction that will make her slim and beautiful. We’ll need to make small cuts on problem areas and suck out the extra fat. Will you operate her, doctor?”

Research by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence suggests that 1.6 million people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder.

Should it be banned?