New Type of Beauty
Nowadays, cosmetic surgery is becoming a fashion industry in the world. Many Asian countries’ women are crazy about this type of beauty. Plastic surgery is not just about becoming prettier, it is also about confidence building. In some countries, plastic surgery even relates to career or intimating relationships. But there are some different points of view about this phenomenon. According to Choe Sang-Hun, who wrote an article about plastic surgery in South Korea, plastic surgery becoming very popular in this country. Not only is the technology well-developed, but also some surgery just costs patients a few minutes. There are some patients who will go shopping right after they have done the surgery. Not only aged women will have this kind of desire to get their faces to look better. The range of ages is from 19 to 49, when women will do or have done surgery. Some parents even will say to their daughters, if they passed the college entrance exam, they will let them get surgery. Since more and more celebrities in South Korea are having surgery and willing to go public talked about it. In South Korea, having surgery is no longer a shameful thing to admit. Respecting this fanaticism, many doctors in South Korea will change their fields from different majors to become plastic surgeons. According to the article, the Government of Korea increased the tax by 10 percent on five popular types of cosmetic surgery. Civic groups and surgeons stand out against this policy and said it is discriminating women and poor people. Although Korea Government has done something, trying to make this situation not to explode rapidly but there are still some people are really into this type of “improvement.” Based on Lisa Takeuchi Cullen, carry an editorial for Time Magazine. She was inspired by a true story. An Asian girl named Saeko, who was a college student. Due to Saeko’s personality is introverted and lack of confidence about her appearances. Therefore, she got...
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