Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | South Korea Loves Plastic Surgery and Makeup. Some Women Want to Change That. Supported by Gender inequality and the global #MeToo movement have fueled ‘Escape the Corset,’ a campaign to cast off the country’s rigid beauty standards. ByAlexandra Stevenson Nov. 23, 2018 SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Ji-yeon knew she wanted plastic surgery when she was 7. For the next 13 years, she destroyed photos of herself until her parents paid for double jaw surgery, a procedure that requires breaking the jaw to realign it. Then Ms. Kim started to question why she devoted so much — $200 a month and two hours a day, she calculated — to her appearance. She cut her hair short. Then she crushed her makeup into pieces. Ms. Kim, 22, is one of a growing group of South Korean women rebelling … [Read more...] about South Korea Loves Plastic Surgery and Makeup. Some Women Want to Change That.
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caption Brazilian butt lifts can be deadly. source Marina Indova/iStock The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) has warned its members not to perform Brazilian butt lifts until there’s more data about the procedure. In a Brazilian butt lift, fat is removed from one part of the body and injected into the buttocks. It has the highest death rate of all cosmetic procedures, the BAAPS said in a statement. That’s because injected fat may end up inside the blood vessels and cause a fatal blockage of blood flow. A plastic surgery organization in the UK has warned its members to stop performing potentially deadly Brazilian butt lifts – at least until there’s more research done on the procedure. On Thursday, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) announced it was officially dissuading all members from offering the surgery while more data is collected, CNN reported. The Brazilian butt lift … [Read more...] about A plastic surgery group is warning doctors to stop performing potentially deadly Brazilian butt lifts — here’s why they can be so dangerous
In a culture where trends have moved toward ultra-magical skin cremes with anti-aging properties, or diets loaded with the nutrients and healthy fats that make skin glow, how popular is facial plastic surgery compared to 20 years ago? That is, the days of Joan Rivers or Cher relatively often surfacing looking just a tad different than they did the week before. Here, Ryan Heffelfinger, director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Jefferson University Hospital, explains how plastic surgery has changed since the '90s--and how a selfie generation is changing the demographic. Is facial plastic surgery as common as it once was? Say, in the '90s? The world is full of questions we all want answers to, but are either too embarrassed, time-crunched or intimidated to actually ask. With Infrequently Asked Questions, we set out to answer those shared curiosities. Have a question you want answered? Send an email … [Read more...] about Is facial plastic surgery still popular?
South Korea has the highest rate of plastic surgeries per capita in the world. The most popular surgeries are skin whitening, nose jobs, and double-eyelid surgery, which many critics have taken to mean that Koreans are trying to look more Caucasian or white. Alfred “Haeppy” Leung, a Seoul-based YouTuber, explained that the beauty ideals that Koreans are trying to achieve with plastic surgery are based on long-standing Korean beauty standards and have little to do with Western beauty standards. SEOUL -With the highest rate of cosmetic surgeries in the world and nearly 1 million procedures a year, South Korea is often called the world’s plastic surgery capital. Some estimates have suggested that around one in three South Korean women between 19 and 29 have had plastic surgery. Others have put that number at 50% or higher. By far the most common surgery that Koreans do, according to Dr. Choi Min of Answer Plastic Surgery in Gangnam, is a blepharoplasty, or … [Read more...] about People have the wrong idea about the 3 most popular procedures in South Korea, the plastic surgery capital of the world
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2018--The "Plastic Surgery Instruments Market by Type (Handheld (Forceps, Needle Holder, Scissors, Retractor), Electrosurgery), Procedure (Cosmetic (Breast Augmentation, Face, Head, Extremities), Reconstructive), End User - Global Forecast to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The global plastic surgery instruments market is expected to reach USD 1,479.0 million by 2023 from USD 1,002.0 million in 2018, at a CAGR of 8.1%Increasing awareness and demand for cosmetic surgeries, growing number of age-related surgeries across the globe, and increasing incidence of cancer are the key drivers of the global plastic surgery instruments market.However, the presence of stringent safety regulations for cosmetic procedures and the growing adoption of nonsurgical approaches and minimally invasive surgeries are the major factors that are expected to restrain the growth of this market.In 2018, North America is expected to account for the … [Read more...] about Plastic Surgery Instruments Market