Cosmetic Surgery To Get The K Pop Look

The K-Pop Look Can Be Yours.

Cosmetic Surgery To Get The K-Pop Look

South Korea has become a global trendsetter in beauty and plastic surgery. The country has some of the highest rates of cosmetic procedures performed worldwide. What makes South Koreans love their plastic surgeries so much?

South Korea has is known as a nation obsessed with beauty. In fact, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), South Korean women spend more time and money on beauty care than anywhere else in the world.

South Koreans are also among the top consumers of cosmetic surgery globally. According to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, nearly half of all cosmetic procedures performed around the globe happen in South Korea.

 According to the WHO, people undergoing plastic surgery in South Korea have increased by 300% since 2000. The most popular procedures are rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, breast augmentation, facial fillers, and nose reshaping. The popularity of these procedures is likely due to South Korean culture. In particular, the importance placed on physical appearance is a significant part of South Korean culture. South Korean women expect to be thin and beautiful from a young age, and it is considered an embarrassment for them to be overweight. 

According to the Korean Association for Plastic Surgeons, about 15% of Korean men have had cosmetic surgery. Also, about 44% of Korean men are interested in having plastic surgery.

The Korean Association for Plastic Surgeons estimated that the number of Korean men who have had cosmetic surgery stood at around 15% of the population in South Korea. It is also well known that about 44% of Korean male college students have either already undergone plastic surgery or have plans to undergo a procedure in the future.

In Seoul, choosing a clinic to get the K-Pop look is easy. Advertisements shout at you from every street corner. A group of friends can spend a day at a Seoul surgery and come out looking like a new pop group.

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But suppose you are of Korean descent and don't live in Korea; what are your options? Well, unsurprisingly, there are clinics in the United States and Europe that can turn you into a K-Pop idol overnight.

USA East Coast

New York has a large Korean community. Within this community, men may be seeking to change their looks for a variety of reasons. They may be influenced by western music and K-pop stars, or they may be looking for a change in their looks for a variety of other reasons.

Dr Douglas Steinbrech, an NYC plastic surgeon who specializes in Korean (K-Pop) plastic surgery for men, says, “I am seeing more and more men from Korea who have cosmetic procedures to enhance their looks. I perform standard procedures for these patients, including facelifts, upper and lower eyelifts, chin and jaw augmentation, neck lifts, botox, fillers, and rhinoplasty.

All of these procedures are available at Manhattan Plastic Surgery for Men. Douglas Steinbrech is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and an expert in the field of facial plastic surgery.

cosmetic surgery for the k-pop look

 On the West coast, the Korean community is well served by surgeons such as Dr Kenneth Kim are board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons born in South Korea and raised in Seoul and Southern California. 

Dr Kenneth Kim
Eyelid revision surgery – Part of cosmetic surgery to get the K.Pop look.

Dr Kim functionally restores the eyelid elevating muscle to optimize eyelid opening and dynamic movement of the double eyelid fold.

Korean Asian rhinoplasty involves restructuring the nose, particularly between the nasal tip and bridge. Dr Kim specializes in correcting short nose rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty using patients' cartilage. 

The United Kingdom.

One of the better known Asian-look specialists in the UK is Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe, a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at St Thomas' Hospital.

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Mr Mark Ho-Asjoe,

Mark Ho-Asjoe also specializes in minimally-invasive aesthetic face and body reshaping using toxins and dermal fillers and is skilled in non-surgical procedures. Like all Asian specialists, he is a dab hand at double eyelid surgery and rhinoplasty.

Paris France

The procedure to recreate a crease in the upper eyelid in Asian patients is performed very commonly in Asia. In France, however, it is a little-known surgical procedure that only certain cosmetic surgeons perform. It requires a great amount of practice, rigorous training and extreme surgical precision.

It was described for the first time in 1896 and several different names exist for the operation:

  • Double eyelid surgery
  • Asian eyelid surgery
  • Asian blepharoplasty
  • Debridement of the eyelids or eyes
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Dr Vincent Masson

The best-known surgeon for this type of operation in France is Dr Vincent Masson. Hs office. in the 17th district of Paris near the Parc Monceau

If you are planning to get any type of cosmetic surgery, I strongly suggest you do your research and find a reputable surgeon. Do not go for the cheapest deal. You might end up with a botched job that ruins your appearance.

To learn more about cosmetic surgery, check out the links below.

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    • Pitangui Clinic South Korea (approved)
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      • Dr Julian De Silva, 23 Harley Street, London (approved)
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        • Hershe Clinic Seoul Korea (approved)
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          • Mind Plastic Surgery Seoul. S.Korea (approved)
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            • Dream Medical Group (approved)
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                • Face Plus Clinic Seoul Korea (approved)
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                  • Mark Ho-Asjoe London UK (approved)
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                    • David Cheung Birmingham UK (approved)