• Melissa Gilbert has had many cosmetic surgeries
  • She has talked openly about them in her books
  • This is how Melissa feels about them

Melissa Gilbert became a famous face as "Laura Ingalls" on Little House on the Prairie from 1974 to 1983. Since she basically grew up in the public eye, Melissa felt the need to adhere to Hollywood standards when it came to beauty. Because of this pressure, Melissa used injections and plastic surgery to maintain a youthful look throughout her acting career. 

Melissa Gilbert was once an actress

Melissa Gilbert's Plastic Surgery: This is her take today

"I grew up in an industry that values the outside considerably more than the inside, and I was caught in that wheel of trying to stay young. I finally woke up and went, ‘What am I doing? I look like a carrot top, and I’m not happy'", she told People magazine. 

Also interesting:

Melissa had her nose done when she turned 18. She wrote in her memoir, Prairie Tale, that “it wasn’t a big deal”.  In my family, a nose job was a fairly common and accepted procedure, Melissa writes...

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