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Asian plastic surgery

korean plastic surgery Asian religion
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zhuo han

on 19 April 2011

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Asian Cosmetic Surgery Asian American Cosmetic Surgery Korean Wave It also known as the Hallyu (Hangul 한류; Hanja 韓; RR: Hallyu), refers to spread of South Korean culture around the world. Korean Pop Songs Korean Drama 200 Pounds Beauty Korean Celebrity Cosmetic Surgery Korean Wave Impact Korean culture exports are predicted to reach up to $3.8 billion in revenue in 2011, a 14% increase from the previous year. The celebrity culture serves as a tourist magnet for international visitors. It also known as the Hallyu (Hangul한류; Hanja韓流; RR: Hallyu), refers to spread of South Korean culture around the world. Korean popular culture has become one of the most beloved pop cultures among Asian fans over the last 10 years. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has noted the increasing trend in cosmetic surgery among Asian-Americans. They report that in 2006, Asian-Americans made up 6% of all cosmetic surgery patients in the United States. From 2004-2005 alone, plastic surgery in Asian-Americans increased by 58%. Medicalization of Racial Features According to Eugenia Kaw's article. Asian American are more request"double-eyelid" and the tips of their noses surgery. This phenomenon is different from white American. The author puts forward that asian american's decision to do cosmetic surgery is to escape racial prejudice and correlates stereotyped.(small eyes, flat nose) Over the last three years, there's been a 30-percent increase in foreigners coming to have plastic surgery

About 10,000 people journeyed to Korea last year for plastic surgery According to Eugenia Kaw's article. Asian American are more request"double-eyelid" and the tips of their noses surgery. This phenomenon is different from white American. The author puts forward that Asian American's decision to do cosmetic surgery is to escape racial prejudice and correlates stereotyped.(p75). Mura says:"people grow up watching the media, which is where people are beautiful and powerful. You see very few Asian faces. The message is: the way you look is not beautiful, or doesn't count, or doesn't even exist."(2001) Many argue that Asian Americans seeking double eyelids are simply trying to look like the more attractive members of their own race.
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