Asian Plastic Surgery Now 2011

 
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Cosmetic surgery medical tourism complications
Warning on medical travel and plastic surgery complications..

Asian cosmetic surgery and body dysmorphic disorder
What is the incidence of BDD in Asian-Americans seeking plastic surgery?...

Eyelid surgery hurts more in Asian men
Eyelid blepharoplasty surgery hurts 50% more in Korean men...

North Korean waitresses must have eyelid surgery
North Korea's leader demands workers sent to other countries first have double eyelid surgery...

Japanese glassless glasses
Their sole connection to the act of vision is that they and the women wearing them are intended to be seen...

Chinese surgical westernization not always deliberate
Chinese women are not bleaching their faces and augmenting their noses in order to appeal to Western men...

Cesarean sections and the Chinese figure
Are cosmetic concerns contributing to the rise of C-sections in China?...

An Asian diet pill unlike any other
An East Asian approach to effortless weight loss using only four pills...

Japanese skin secret: Female face shaving
Daily face shaving from the forehead to the neck and more...

Free plastic surgery in China
Cosmetic surgery marketing trends in East Asia and the West...

Body Factory: Same-face syndrome
Manufactured beauty for the perfect face and body...

World-class plastic surgery in Southeast Asia?
World-class medical care, maybe, but which world are they taling about? ...

Barbie exits Shanghai
Barbie succumbs to changing Chinese consumer preferences and loyalties...

Chinese and Koreans want American faces
A scene from a Fellini movie or a very bad dream?..

Facelifts trump famine in North Korea
In poverty and starving, many North Korean women still want plastic surgery...

Striking beauty, zero body fat, killer cheekbones
Liu Wen and the changing perception of global beauty ideals...

Chinese cosmetic surgery no longer cheap
Prices for plastic surgery in China are on the rise...

Asian body modification - It's different
On East Asia's overheated infatuation with mindless body mutation...

Looking good in China is not looking good
Gender imbalance and property inflation have altered female preferences...

Upside down double eyelid surgery
Another Korean operation to make the Asian eye look bigger...

Asian medical tourism destinations ranked by English proficiency
Worried about a host country's ability to communicate in English?...

Forget the fakes. Chinese want "real" plastic surgery.
Chinese patients now seeking more luxury plastic surgery...

Neuroplastic surgery: When too much beauty is not enough
Why good looks can be a curse...

The dimple is not simple: creation and reversal
Dimple surgery may seem like harmless fun. It isn't...

Ethnic plastic surgery: Barbie still a beauty standard
Why ethnic plastic surgery is not just about cultural preservation...

Chinese plastic surgeon educators broadcast live surgery
Public-minded Chinese plastic surgeons educating the masses..

Indian plastic surgery charity illustrates basic systemic flaw
The emphasis in plastic surgery has turned away from the reconstructive...

Han Chinese male face is world's most typical
The most common face today is that of a 28 year old Chinese male...

Half of Chinese women seeking plastic surgery in Korea want this
Meet the two new paragons of Chinese female beauty...

Breast enhancement cookies in Singapore
An easier method to enlarge the breast: Eat cookies...

On permanent makeup: Risks of all cosmetic injectables
All minimally-invasive treatments carry a risk of complications, even when administered with skill...

Is Asian plastic surgeon proficiency overestimated?
On the emergence of a new crop of self-proclaimed specialists...

English pronunciation and...Korean plastic surgery?
Why are Koreans obsessed with mastering pronunciation?...

Part 6: Singapore on myths of medical tourism
Insight from Singapore on international medical tourism and travel...

Part 5: Cosmetic surgery tourism savings: Never mind.
Does the big cost difference for surgery in Asia guarantee big savings?...

Part 4: China and cosmetic medical tourism: Not a player.
Cheap doesn't cut it with plastic surgery tourists...

Part 3: Geopolitical threat to Asian plastic surgery tourism
While unlikely to pop, the Asian cosmetic tourism bubble could deflate...

Part 2: Main driver of cosmetic medical tourism: Quality or cost?
Do patients travel to save money or get a better result?...

Part 1: Cosmetic medical tourism numbers misunderstood
The worldwide market for cosmetic medical tourism is exaggerated...

12 Asian plastic surgery predictions for 2011
The Asian Plastic Surgery Guide's take on what's to come...

 

 
 
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