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What are the negative effects of plastic surgery?

What are the negative effects of plastic surgery?

Hematoma and bruises, seroma formation, nerve damage causing sensory or motor loss, infection, scarring, blood loss and complications of anesthesia can occur in any surgery. More serious complications such as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism can cause death.

Is plastic surgery acceptable in Korea?

Acceptance of plastic surgery for a better job or marriage South Korea 2020. According to a survey on appearance and plastic surgeries in South Korea in 2020, around 67 percent of the respondents stated that it is acceptable to have plastic surgery to improve chances of getting a job or for marriage.

How much it cost for plastic surgery in Korea?

Cost of plastic surgery at ID Hospital

Procedure Cost
Rhinoplasty (correction of the shape and size of the nose) from $4,500
Blepharoplasty (eyelid correction) from $3,500
Abdominoplasty (removal of excess skin on the abdomen) from $3,600
Mammoplasty (correction of the shape and size of the mammary glands) from 9,000

Is plastic surgery taboo in Korea?

Where as in the States it’s often taboo to discuss cosmetic surgery—such is not the case in South Korea. “Double eyelid surgery is done a lot,” said one woman.

Why does South Korea have a plastic surgery craze?

This Korean model is actually suffering from BDD but she is not conscious of the fact that she has a mental disorder. Another reason why there needs to be a limitation to plastic surgery is because careless operations cause serious side effects.

Who was the first plastic surgeon in Korea?

Plastic surgery was introduced in Korea by Dr. Ralph Millard, an American plastic surgeon, who arrived in Korea in 1954 and performed double eyelid surgeries for Korean patients (Stone, 2013). Millard’s role was to help treat accident and burnt victims but he decided to help in a different way.

Where is the highest rate of plastic surgery in the world?

South Korea has the highest rate of plastic surgery than any other country in the world, with 74 procedures per 10,000 people (Winchester, 2013). Majority of people in Korea believe that facial appearance is an important factor in measuring one’s success in life.