7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery for Health Reasons

7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons

Cosmetic surgery is not always for beauty. Sometimes, it is to correct a health problem. Here are seven Celebrities who had cosmetic surgery to fix one or two health issues:

1. Ariel Winter 


7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons
7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons 1

Winter did a breast reduction procedure in 2015 to ease pain and protect her back. She told Glamour. Com the stress she went through before the reduction. In her words: “It was so painful. I had a lot of back problems. I really couldn’t stand up straight for a long period of time. It started to hurt so bad that I couldn’t take the pain. My neck was hurting so bad, and I actually had some problems with my spine. I had been discussing my chest with doctors for many years, but when I finally said, “I’m thinking of doing this,” he said, “Your back is going to thank you so much.”

2. Dianna Agron

7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons
7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons 2

This former glee star told David Letterman in an interview, back in 2011, that she broke her nose twice, once in high school, and another time during a concert tour years later. She had to get a nose job to fix the problems with her nose.

3. Angelina Jolie

7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons
7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons 3

Jolie had a preventative double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery of the breasts with an implant. Her mother fought cancer for almost a decade and died at the age of 56years old. In her words, “My doctors estimated that I had an 87% risk of breast cancer”, she proceeded to say, “Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could.” After the procedures, she said, “My chances of developing breast cancer have dropped from 87 percent to under 5 percent”. Source: The New York Times 

4. Ashley Tisdale

7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons
7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons 4

Tisdale admitted in 2007 to have gone under the knife to correct a deviated septum to ease her breathing. She did a procedure called rhinoplasty. In recurring the whole situation, she told People, “Growing up; I always knew I had a deviated septum on the right side of my nose, which caused trouble breathing. The older I got, the worse it got. I went to get it checked out, and the doctor told me the septum was 80 percent deviated and that I had two small fractures on my nose.” she went on to say, “I didn’t do this because I believe in plastic surgery. I did this to help my health. I literally almost could not breathe out of the right side of my nose,” 

5. Jennifer Aniston

7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons
7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons 5

In 2007, Aniston told People in an interview that she had a nose job, also known as a rhinoplasty to correct a deviated septum. In her words, “I had a deviated septum fixed. Best thing I ever did. I slept like a baby for the first time in years.”

6. Amanda Bynes

7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons

Bynes wrote on her Twitter in 2013: “I was born with webbing in between my eyes. That was a birth defect that I had surgically removed! I’ve never been more excited!… Surgery is a complete miracle for me.. nothing can hold you back from living out your dreams. There’s a surgery for everything that’s wrong with you!”

7. Tara Reid

7 Celebrities Who Had Cosmetic Surgery For Health Reasons

In 2004, Reid had a botched breast job and liposuction. She told CBS NEWS, “My stomach became the most ripply, bulgy thing. I had a hernia, this huge bump next to my bellybutton. As a result, I couldn’t wear a bikini. I lost a lot of work.” In 2006, Reid went under the knife again to get the previously botched jobs and the hernia corrected.