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Looks Matter

Research Proves That Looks Really Do Matter

One of the things drilled into me at a very young age was not to judge people by their looks. But Americans do just that every day. People use appearance as a measure of worth. Several studies have shown that looks influence job opportunities, the perception of intelligence, your salary, proficiency as a lover, fitness as a parent, etc.

Last year, researchers at Michigan State University reviewed over 60 studies conducted in the past 40 years. These studies involved 5,000 subjects, relating physical attractiveness to intellectual competence. The results consistently showed that good-looking people were rated more capable than their less-attractive peers.

To make matters worse, there’s a double standard for sex and age. Men with silver hair look “mature.” Women look “old.” Societal pressures are even worse for women because they’re expected to be successful professionals while still looking like Barbie.

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Dr. Max Gouverne

Dr. Max Gouverne is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Corpus Christi with more than 20 years of practical experience. Paired with his approachable personality, his advanced knowledge and employment of leading-edge techniques ensure your utmost safety, comfort, and satisfaction.

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Dr. Max Gouverne, MD
Cosmetic Surgery

5642 Esplanade Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78414

Phone (361) 993-2222 Monday–Thursday:
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.