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The ultimate in low-cost Asian Plastic Surgery
Made in China, where everythings costs less...

Botox and Asian jawbone reduction: Don't count on it
A recent study dispels a myth about Botox and jaw reduction...

What Koreans most dislike about themselves
Nearly half said they were dissatisfied with their physical appearance..

Fat-derived stem cells stimulate breast cancer
Stem cells obtained from fat can stimulate the growth of breast cancer...

Newest Korean body line: eye-line
The ever-expanding list of body lines has a popular new entry...

Insect-thin pregnant women in Japan
Nearly 10% of Japanese newborns show low birth weight due to dieting moms...

Philippines seeks 1000% medical tourism lift
The Philippines offers several important advantages for foreign patients...

Korean plastic surgery emoticons
From the home of S and V lines, another set of shapes...

Forget about medical tourism. Here comes medical gambling.
Medical care during the day, fun in the casino at night...

Asian eyelid surgery given low rate of approval
Asian eyelid surgery rated lowest of any invasive cosmetic surgery...

How beautiful are you? Find out to the hundredth of a percent.
Are you "super-attractive," "attractive," or just plain "average"?...

Review: The ethnic beauty 'it' factor
Are Western women tiring of "cookie-cutter American beauty"?..

Cartoon eyes
On keeping a manga obsession limited to the comic books...

Meek > Fierce | Eyeliner + Gel
What can be accomplished with a little cosmetics and hair gel...

Japanese photo "surgeons" offer instant results
In the homeland to anime and manga, it was bound to happen...

Chinese youth create new beauty standards
Photographs posted online provide a primary means of social currency...

Worrisome plastic surgery in Cambodia
While the cosmetic surgery business is booming, so are the horror stories...

China's latest cosmetic surgery craze: Revirgination
Women are increasingly requesting to become "born again virgins"...

More plastic surgeons in China than the rest of Asia Pacific combined
China has over four thousand certified plastic surgeons and is surpassed by only the United States...

Breast augmentation and liposuction more popular than eyelid surgery in Asia
Breast surgery and liposuction are performed more frequently than blepharoplasty or rhinoplasty in every country in Asia...

It's official: South Korea has world's highest rate of plastic surgery
Our calculations based on official data finally confirm what has been suspected but never confirmed until now...

Chinese cosmetic surgery patients getting younger
Four out of five patients undergoing plastic surgery in Beijing this summer are high school or college students...

Asian cosmetic surgery a bad investment
The economic benefits that come from having plastic surgery...

Most common cosmetic surgery for Asians is ... a facelift?
Results of a survery from the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery...

Asian tip rhinoplasty with glue
A new technique for better defining the tip of the Asian nose...

Extreme Japanese beauty treatments
Try flesh-eating fish to eat away dry skin...

Anime plastic surgery
Anime-oriented surgical techniques that may soon be coming to your favorite plastic surgeon's office..

Big in the Land of Milk and Honey
The largest medical complex in Asia is being constructed in Chengdu, China to tap into one of Asia's fastest growing medical sectors...

Barbie in China ... a plot?
Is Barbie an attempt to reset the beauty preferences of young Chinese girls?...

Sixteen plastic surgeons performing 40,000 operations...a year
How's this for amassing a solid experience with cosmetic surgery?...

Japan's non-surgical beauty secret
The Japanese are turning to the traditional and the organic instead of plastic surgery...

Do silicone gel sheets speed healing of normal surgical scars in Asians?
Conspicuous scarring is a major concern after cosmetic plastic surgery...

Freckles are "in," even on Asian skin
Just in time for summer, freckles are joining the ranks of cool...

Putting Heidi Montag to shame
Think Heidi Montag got carried away? Looks like she may need to play catch-up.

Plastic surgery donation girl
This could be the start of something big...

Latisse is perfectly safe, right? Wrong
Savor the idea of eyelids turned purple, blue eyes turned brown, eyelashes curled against your eyes, or watching hair start to sprout along your upper cheek...

A society that rotates around appearance
Take a look at a land where everyone thinks they're fat...

Leg lengthening miracle worker?
From catastrophic complications to none at all...

China warns on Korean plastic surgery
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has issued a warning to women thinking about undergoing eyelid surgery in South Korea...

Love Me - Bodies homogenized to global ideals
Globalization hasn't just given us Starbucks in Beijing and shopping malls in Africa. It is also creating an eerily homogenized look...

Korean eyelid surgery: Any cheaper and it's free
How does one dollar for two eyes sound to you?

For Asian Americans, the eyes have it
Surgeon survey shows eyelid surgery to be the most popular cosmetic operation among Asian Americans...

Is plastic surgery becoming the new Wild West?
Has the mind set of plastic surgeons changed to an "anything goes" mentality?

Why have radish calves when you can have drumsticks?
A woman's legs, thin or not, can always be thinner...

Tissue threads replace suture in double eyelid surgery. But are they better?
An alternative to using sutures during crease formation in "non-incisional" double eyelid surgery...

USC surgeons say Asian rhinoplasty patients often unrealistic
Two Los Angeles specialists warn that many patients seeking Asian nose reshaping harbor unrealistic expectations...

Cambodian Prime Minister warns against cosmetic surgery
Cambodian PM Hun Sen has warned women to beware of lax medical standards and poor oversight...

Asian-Americans not so eager about undergoing cosmetic surgery
The rate of plastic surgery in American Asians is about 15-20% less than in the general U.S. population...

Sex ratios in China and...cosmetic surgery?
Increased pressure on the marriage market in China is inducing men to do things to make themselves more competitive...

Korean artist challenges Eurocentric standard of beauty
Debbie Han has won the 2009 Sovereign Asian Art Prize...

Higher self-esteem in Asian cosmetic surgery candidates
A study of patients considering having Asian plastic surgery showed psychological profiles contrary to widely-held stereotypes...

A new non-incisional "thread" method for correction of eyelid ptosis
A minimally-invasive suture technique for the correction of drooping eyelids has been described in Japan...

Frequent flyers to get free facelifts
While not exactly about Asian cosmetic surgery, this could be an indication of what's to come...

iPhone app for medical tourism
The first mobile application that helps patients and travelers locate American-accredited hospitals and clinics in fifty top tourist destinations...

Plastic surgery in Asia Pacific won't stay cheap for long
As demand for cosmetic surgery rises in the East, so will prices...

Medical tourists victims of inflated fees in Korea
A think tank states that South Korea's medical tourists have been victims of exceedingly inflated medical costs...

Asian Americans getting too much sun
Many Asian Americans adopt unhealthy sun-exposure behaviors as they become more westernized...

A new non-invasive method for brow lifting
A new cosmetic device has been approved by the FDA to allow for ultrasound energy to be used as a non-invasive alternative to surgical brow lifting...

Latest on Asian hair restoration surgery
A text authored by a group of experts sharing their experiences with hair transplantation and restoration has been published...

Korean Beauty Trends of 2009
Large Korean companies were busy last year trying to generate consumer trends and buzzwords...

The Fold by An Na
An Na, a Korean-born author, has published a novel exploring the dilemma facing teens coerced into undergoing cosmetic surgery...

Injectable fillers not recommended as first-line option in nasal reshaping
The use of soft tissue fillers in the nose should be approached with caution...

American surgeon says there's no reason to place artificial implant in Asian rhinoplasty
Artificial implants are typically used in augmenting the Asian nose, especially in Asia. Now an American surgeon is coming down on this practice...

Taiwan to increase competition for medical tourists
Taiwan is intent on drawing more patients seeking high-tech medical care at low cost...

Seoul plans to dominate South Korean medical tourism industry
Seoul City has announced ambitious plans to increase its number of medical tourists...

Korean plastic surgeons good at handling delicate operations
According to Dr. Kim Byung-gun, "Koreans are quite good at handling small and delicate operations."...

Fingerprint plastic surgery
A woman deported from Japan re-entered the country after having plastic surgery to change her fingerprints in China...

Locating elective medical services in China
Finding a doctor for elective health care like cosmetic surgery is not easy in China...

LED eyelashes and plastic surgery fetish
These are not your ordinary fake eyelashes...

Racial attitudes and medical tourism
This article may be disturbing to some potential medical tourists...

 
 
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Asian cosmetic plastic surgery updates archives 2010