As we all already know, plastic surgery is rather popular in South Korea. It is said that if you ever wish to feel bad about your outer appearance, go and spend some time in Seoul, Korea. There are an eerily high number of individuals who look too good to be true. Thanks to advancement of plastic surgery technology, it is not impossible to alter your look anymore.
Unlike in many countries, the concept of plastic surgery is very well-accepted in South Korea. As a matter of fact, plastic surgery is actually a common high school graduation gift from parents as they believe better appearance gives you better opportunities in life (which can be true to certain extent). In South Korea, it is absolutely common to hear remarks from friends and family, like ‘you would look much better if you have your jaw shaped’.
The ‘before and after’ pictures below will show you: how can plastic surgery change your face. Check it out!
The most popular plastic surgery operations
One of the most popular operations would be eyelid surgery. It is commonly performed on South Korean in order to make their eyes look bigger. Next would be nose jobs to reshape the nose and make them look bigger as Asian tends to have smaller nose. Of course, one can always get the jawbone chiselled down (for a V-shaped look) or get a lip enlargement / reduction.
By now, you should already know that plastic surgery is not only for females, but males as well.
Needless to say, plastic surgery is not limited to commoners. There are a lot of celebrities who have gone through operations (multiple times for some!) in order to look more attractive. With respect, these celebrities / K-pop idols have gone through various operations and endured the pain in order to gain our love.
Below are some of the celebrities who have admitted to performing plastic surgery on their faces.
1) Kim Hyun Joong
Kim Hyun Joong is undeniably one of the best-looking men in South Korea. He is famous for his role in a drama called ‘Boys Over Flowers’. He admitted that he had a surgery to raise his nose bridge. However, it is due to an incident when he was younger where his nose was accidentally hit by a rock.
2) Park Min Young
Park Min Young is famous for her role in ‘City Hunter’ and ‘Healer’. She admitted that she got a double eyelid surgery in order to look prettier. Also, she had a nose job as it was crooked. She commented that she struggled with her photos in the past and acting got easier once she regained her confidence.
3) Kwanghee (ZE:A)
Kwanghee is one of few K-Pop idols who are not ashamed of getting plastic surgery. In fact, he is quite proud about it and he has openly discussed about various surgeries that he has gotten. Good for you, Kwanghee!
4) UEE (After School)
UEE admitted to gotten a surgery on her eyes to make it look bigger. Apparently, netizens are saying that plastic surgery has ruined her unique and pretty face. Well, that’s new.
Let’s bash on them together (OR NOT!)
If you’re one of those people who love to go to online platforms / forum and criticise idols who gone through plastic surgery. Well, shame on you. In my personal opinion, I think it is a choice of free will and they can do whatever they want with their faces. To be frank, we have no right to hide behind the Internet and criticise them or whatsoever.
Imagine that you’re sponsored to perform plastic surgery on your face (you don’t have to pay a single penny), would you have the guts to do it? Point being, it takes courage and determination to undergo and endure the pain of operations. For that alone, I think it is pretty respectable.
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