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Double Eyelid Surgery in Korea

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A common way to communicate nonverbally is through the eyes. The eyes are considered one of the main forms of body language used to connect with other people. Our eyes represent a potential defining factor when it comes to deciding on overall attractiveness. Our eyes have many capabilities, and that includes the ability to perceive the world around us, as well as to communicate with and respond to an individual’s emotions and interest, through the periorbital structure of our eyes (Wang MD, and Spiegel, M.D, FACS, 2014). The average width between the eyes is 30mm-34mm, yet not all people have these measurements of their eyes genetically. Could technology allow anyone to have these standard measurements? How would that be possible?

The advancement of technology has given us an avenue to experience how we can make our lives more beautiful and comfortable. Nowadays, people never get tired of making things beautiful, due to the ever increasing standard of beauty. We tend to use filters and Photoshop to make changes and align it to our standards with the current trend.  People have a variety of reasons for editing themselves to fit within the beauty standards, and I believe a motivation that we have in common is that we want to show the best version of ourselves.

Plastic Surgery is one of the current trends of beauty in our society nowadays. According to the International Survey on Cosmetic Procedures (ISAPS) performed in 2009 retrieved from The Plastic Surgery Obsession in South Korea, South Korea has been ranked number one for the highest ratio of overall aesthetic surgical procedures, and is reported to have a total of 365,000 procedures, turning out to boast 74 proceedings in 2010, one of which is double eyelid surgery.

One way of making it possible is through double eyelid surgery. According to ISAPS, double eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, has been the most popular plastic surgery operation in the world, wherein 1.43 million people were reported to have had it done in just 2014.  Double eyelid surgery is a procedure that addresses a common physical trait, particularly within the Asian population, referred to as monolids.

Monolid eyes are eyes that do not have a crease on the upper eyelid. The surgery also fixes major problems concerning covered eyesight, festering, a sleepy appearance, and deteriorating eyesight. It is also a way for improving eyesight for those who suffer from sagging eyelids due to old age. Kim (2009) cited that millions of people undergo this procedure. Fifty percent of all women in their twenties received double eyelid surgery. Double eyelid surgery in Korea has been widely recognized because this kind of operation requires a fraction of the downtime many other procedures require.

In comparison to the cost of surgery in other countries, double eyelid surgery in Korea is much more economical among the competing countries. According to Kim Byung-gun, the head surgeon at BK Dong Yang Plastic Surgery Clinic in Seoul, costs for plastic surgery are now half of what they cost in the United States (Kim, 2009). This means, having double eyelid surgery in Korea is very attainable and possible for you to do.

You can have the shape you desire, with trusted and professional doctors. Furthermore, the procedure does have different types to suit your needs and bring the best results for you, such as:


  1. Full Incisional Method

Incisional method, the unnecessary fat, muscle and skin in your eyes will be removed altogether. This surgery removes and reconfigures the entire tissue of the eyelid. After the removal of unwanted fats, muscle and skin, your surgeon will extend the line of the eyelid further than the last third of the eye to create a more natural look.

  1. Buried Suture Method

The buried sutures method is a non-invasive, non-incision method that will help you to have natural looking double-eyelids. Small sutures are knotted above the eyes to create the folds. An interesting feature of this procedure is the possibility of the eyes to go back to their original shape, even after the surgery has been completed.

  1. Partial Incision Method

In order to lessen the fat and the skin tissues in the eyelid, small incisions are made in segments, or with gaps between each incision. With this procedure, in contrast to the full incision method where the lines will go beyond the last third measurement of the eyes, the small incision, or partial incision, will extend only up to the last third of the eyes.

On the other hand, double eyelid surgery in Korea has continuously been advancing with the different methods used for the procedure. According to Hwang Seok Kim, MD, Ph.D. et al. (2013)  there are more benefits of having double eyelid surgery using septo aponeurosis junctional thickening. SAJT fixation has the advantages of having the eyelid disappear smoothly without a fold depression downward gaze, or eyes closed.

It also hides the depressed scar formation on the fold line, or the skin under the eyelid. Furthermore, when opening the eyes, the upper eyelid will become more gentle-looking, as well have more similar skin tensions that will have been created between the upper and lower eyelids, which will give them a more natural look. They also added that double-eyelid surgery with SAJT fixation would help in creating dynamic double eyelid folds that will mimic the movement of your natural folds.

This is appealing, particularly for Asians, to have more vibrant and open double-eyelids. It would help you to achieve “smiling eyes”, which is a form of ‘smiling’ with your eyes. It will make you look like you’re genuinely happy, with a brighter look that will capture the attention of others and will make you stand out among everyone.

While some people don’t agree with plastic surgery and how the doctors alterate, or change an individual from what they used to be, Haeun Kim (2009) refute to the benefits of having double eyelid surgery in. The Head Surgeon of Dream Medical Group, Dr. Kim Sung Duk, says that having cosmetic surgery is more so about how people find the best ways to express themselves. He says that “If the patients long for certain facial characteristics, it is not actually about acquiring that feature that is important. It is about the satisfaction and happiness that comes from receiving the procedure that makes people receive plastic surgery”. This surgery would help many to boost their confidence and will make them feel more comfortable than they used to be.

Everyone’s beauty is a lifetime investment and could even serve as your legacy. As we grow, we have the ability to make changes according to our wants and needs. We all have varied reasons for trying to make ourselves beautiful inside and out. It may be due to peers, family, self-motivation, etc.


People may ask for your reasons and to validate your choices, but as long as you are proud you should not be afraid of anyone’s judgement. Show yourself from the shadow of shame and doubt, and look on the bright side of life. Do not constrain yourself with photo filters and Photoshop, and let yourself shine. What are you waiting for? Consult your doctor and be the best version of YOU.

Nose Plastic Surgery in Korea – Everything about Rhinoplasty

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What is Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is generally referred to as a ‘nose job’. This procedure aims to correct any anatomical issues with your nose that may be causing you to distress physically, or simply reducing the quality of your everyday life. Some patients opt to get this procedure to correct underlying issues, such as breathing problems. Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly more common to get Rhinoplasty for a more aesthetic appearance to your facial features.

Why should you get your Rhinoplasty procedure in South Korea?

South Korea has recently become the capital of plastic surgery due to its reputable doctors and extremely low prices. There are also services such as free online consultations or over the phone consultations so that there can be a plan set for you before you ever step foot in the country. This can really alleviate a lot of the stress of getting procedures done abroad, as no one wants to waste their time or money visiting foreign clinics and come back home empty-handed and with the same nose.

But I don’t speak Korean?

Don’t worry! Most of the staff at clinics in Korea should have a basic level of English, and more often than not, the doctors got their degrees in an English speaking country, so their English is quite sharp. A commodity that is popping up in many clinics as of lately as well is having in-clinic consultants that speak both Korean and English (and oftentimes another language).

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These are life-savers for many patients, as often a fear of getting a procedure done in a foreign clinic is having miscommunications and not being able to receive the exact results desired. It’s also comforting to have someone make sense of everything happening around you and answer any questions you may have directly. They pretty much hold your hand through-out the whole process so you have no doubts or concerns whatsoever from the first step to the last.

Is there only one kind of Rhinoplasty? Which procedure is best for me?

Luckily, there is a form of Rhinoplasty for just about any issue you might have with your nose. Most surgeries can be divided into two types: closed or open.


Types of Nose Plastic Surgery

two types of nose plastic surgery in Korea

  • Closed Surgery

This procedure is often used for more minimally invasive forms of Rhinoplasty. The doctor would make their incision inside the nose.

  • Open Surgery

This procedure is used more so for extensive or combined Rhinoplasty procedures. This is also usually used for revision cases.

The doctor will let you know which of the two they find more appropriate for your specific treatment plan. There are quite a few specific options to adjust the nose to get the ideal shape you desire as well. Some of the most common procedures you will probably find are:


This mostly consists of fixing the bridge of the nose. It focuses on adjusting the width and support of the bridge, but it often is used with hump reduction and deviation correction since all of the procedures work to fix the bridge of the nose.


As you probably guessed, this addresses any issues that you may have with the tip of the nose. This can range from lifting, lowering, to creating a whole new tip if necessary. This can be important when performing on the bridge of the nose as often the tip will sag after surgery due to changing the main support of your nose (the bridge), so initially getting it with your other procedures helps to maintain a strong nose with long-lasting results.

Hump Reduction

For Hump Reduction procedure, the focal point would be the hump, or ‘bump’, that some noses have when looking at them from the side. Most of these procedures will shave the hump down to allow you to have a smoother nose.

Deviation Correction

Often breathing issues can arise from having a deviated, or not straight nose. Just as often, most people feel the nose is asymmetrical and does not match their face well so they choose to correct this issue. This surgery corrects any curve the nose might have looking at it straight on.

Will Rhinoplasty give you scars?

This depends entirely on the kind of procedure you get (open or closed), but mostly the answer will be no. As mentioned above, closed surgery works entirely from the inside of the nose, so no scar will be visible.

As for open surgery, there may be a scar left at the beginning of the septal wall, but it will be so minuscule and faded in color by the time the full results are seen that it would be quite difficult for anyone to notice it. For more extensive or corrective procedures the scarring may vary.

How long will it take to see the results?

On average, the stitching and any casts will be removed about a week after surgery. This means that you would have to stay in South Korea for a minimum of a week or so, so your doctor may remove your stitches and have check-ups on you. You should consider this if you are a busy person and taking time off will be an issue.

The good news is, a lot of holidays in foreign countries don’t overlap with the ones here, so the clinics will most likely be open for them. Almost all patients will have bruising and swelling for the consecutive weeks following the removal of the stitching. About 3-4 weeks post-op the bruising should have faded and the swelling should have decreased some.

Expect to see your new nose as it truly is around 3-6 months after your Rhinoplasty procedure, as all swelling should have disappeared by then.

What is the average price for Rhinoplasty in South Korea?

This is often the driving point in many people’s decisions on where to get their procedure. The good news, the prices favor the patient here in South Korea. The range can vary depending on if you are having corrective surgery or if this is your first Rhinoplasty procedure, and if you are having more than one procedure done simultaneously.

On average, the prices fall between $2000-$4000 for a simple operation. If you are having multiple operations at once expect the figure to increase to around $6000-$10000. This is quite impressive in comparison to average prices in the United States and many other countries. In other countries, you can expect $5000-$10000 to be the standard price for a first time, simple operation.

Are there alternative procedures if I don’t want to have surgery?

nose fillers alternative method for nose job

Having a concern about getting surgery is an entirely normal thing to have. Most people with this fear are concerned about having their face botched, but some may even be afraid of something as simple as going under anesthesia. If you find yourself with these concerns, an option that may seem more appealing to you would be fillers.

These fillers are not permanent, but most will last from 6 months to 1 year. If you are not satisfied with your final results you can get touch-ups, or completely dissolve the filler and have your old nose back. This is also a good way to test if the nose you have always dreamed of really suits your face prior to making a more permanent decision.

All in all, Rhinoplasty in South Korea is one of the more routine procedures with minimal risk of something going wrong. The prices are competitive and worth having a second thought about. Not to mention the delicious food in this country you can sample while you’re waiting to have your stitches removed. Of course, you should always consult with a doctor before committing to any procedures and discuss what treatment options would be best for you to minimize any risks.

Nose Job in Korea – Before & After

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Breast Augmentation in Korea

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A lot of women feel that breast augmentation cosmetic surgery has considerably enhanced their mental well-being in terms of sexuality, femininity, and self-confidence. After having implants, there are absolutely no increased risks of developing breast cancer.

What is breast augmentation?

Well, simply put, it is cosmetic surgery to increase the size and shape of the breast, typically by placing saline or silicone breast implants. From the surgeon’s perspective, the primary objective of this procedure is to increase or enhance the natural proportions of the patient in order to create symmetrical and aesthetically pleasing breast implant profile.

Typically, surgeons make substantial efforts to tailor the procedure. In this way, the individual needs of a woman are met appropriately.

Women choose this cosmetic procedure for varying reasons – for instance, one of them is having larger breasts. The surgical procedure is an effective approach to appropriately correct breast asymmetry. In addition, the implants are sometimes also used for the correction of tuberous breast deformities.

Some common goals of breast augmentation are the restoration of breast fullness that is lost during or after pregnancy, feeling self-confidence in fitting clothes like fitness tops, adding balance to complement curvy hips, as well as enhance self-image.

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Breast Augmentation in Korea

The scientific community, including doctors, physicians, and other health professionals, have worked over the years to create a sophisticated cosmetic surgical procedure for Asian bodies.

Since there are many types of breast implants, it is important to know the best types of breast implants or augmentation procedure available in South Korea. In Korea, there are three popular types of implants – all three are used widely and have been found successful in Asian breast augmentation.

They are 1). Smooth Round Type, 2). Textured Round Type, 3). Textured Teardrop Type. Textured type breast implants are often called “Gummy Bear” Implants in the western countries because of the feel of its texture. They are made up of cohesive silicone gel – approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

During the process of consultation, the patient will know the advantages and disadvantages of each type. Also, there isn’t any “set in stone” formula for everyone. Nonetheless, plastic surgeons have a lot of experience with Asian breast augmentation by the world’s standards, they will recommend the best type for the patient’s case.

In addition, Korea breast plastic surgery mainly focuses on balancing the right and left after scanning the patient’s breasts as well as matching the size of the right and the left breast.

Likewise, there are other sophisticated techniques and/or approaches such as “breast lift + breast implant” method Korean plastic surgeons usually opt for endoscopic augmentation for minimal bruising and swelling. For Asian women, the most suitable implant size is between 125CC and 250CC.


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Why you should get breast augmentation in Korea

The desire of women for the toned and beautiful body will never end. Many women show interest in breast surgeries because this body area holds a significant value to perfecting their shape. The ideal season for breast augmentation in Korea is winter because it is less likely to have side effects – for instance, infection, inflammation, etc.

Korea breast plastic surgery and breast augmentation cosmetic surgery is the best procedure that every woman – whether Asian, European, African or belonging to other parts of the world must think of it once in a lifetime.

Breast augmentation clinics in Korea use the best techniques and implants that are approved by the FDA. So, because of such high-quality, every woman must consider getting breast implants.

For the last decade, there has been a sophisticated increase in demanding of breast augmentation as well as implant CC volume. Ten years ago, it was about 180-220CC volume used in Korea breast augmentation. However, now, the normal volume is 280-320cc. After breast augmentation, you get high-quality results by post-operative care. In Korea, you will find the best post-operative clinics in order to enhance your implants further.

Therefore, breast augmentation in Korea has its own customized post-operative program, which is based on the condition of the individual – leading to faster recovery and up to the mark results.

Breast augmentation cost in Korea

There are many breast augmentation clinics in Korea for both Asian and international patients. You can choose any clinic depending upon the requirements, needs, and/or budget. In Korea, doctors and surgeons have performed over 90,000 breast augmentation cosmetic surgeries for over two decades without any complications.

Over 70,000 international patients choose clinics in South Korea annually due to high-quality and VIP-level service, which yield excellent results. In most clinics, doctors use Motiva, which are high-quality implants yet affordable in cost. Such implants have the capability to shape the body position of a woman completely.

Likewise, they ensure for women the maximum natural result. The breast augmentation cosmetic surgery at Korea starts from $3500 up to $13000. The procedure usually involves the surgical procedure, implants, accommodation, language assistance, transfer, consultation, and post-operative care. Despite the top-class service, clinics in Korea offer reasonable breast augmentation surgical procedure – this is the reason a lot of foreigners prefer getting surgeries here.

In conclusion, breast augmentation can be a very expensive endeavor. Many people travel abroad for nips and tucks – but Korea is your go-to destination for medical tourism as clinics there well-trained physicians and technology to give you the best result.

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Best Korean Plastic Surgery Before and After

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Getting Korean plastic surgery done is always a very good idea, especially if you want to make sure that you adjust some tiny things with the way you look. Sometimes things like these are very important and that’s why it makes a lot of sense to go with the best Korean plastic surgery before and after. What you will notice about plastic surgery is that it can end up being very helpful if you want to improve your looks and just adapt the way you look a little bit more. This really helps a lot and it encourages you to push the boundaries in no time.

-Edward Avila

Edward Avila is one of our patients and he is also the best korean plastic surgery before and after example too. The thing to notice about plastic surgery in Korea is that it can end up being very comprehensive and helpful, not to mention it can work really well if you tackle it adequately. The main challenge with plastic surgery is that you need some of the best professionals to help you with it, and we are here to assist with all of that.

Once you start getting into the best plastic surgery clinic in Korea like ours, you will get to have immediate access to some of the best plastic surgery experiences out there. We care a lot about our clients and we truly believe that offering the best value and quality doesn’t need to be very expensive.

And Edward Avila experienced that quite a bit. He had an improvement done to the way he looks, and he did manage to take his looks to the next level thanks to our team. We always strive to bring you the utmost value and comfort, and we work hard to ensure that you are more than happy with the results no matter what.

Once you come to us you will enjoy the entire experience and the payoff can be huge no matter what. Yes, there are bound to be challenges along the way, but as Edward saw, it’s better to connect with the best professionals on the market and handle this adequately without any concerns. Thankfully with our help you really get to do that and so much more.

Our primary concern is adaptability and that’s why we always work closely with you to figure out what you expect. Based on that we will offer you all the necessary support and assistance fast and the payoff can always be huge in such a situation. One of the tricky things about korean plastic surgery is that without the right professionals, the entire process will be a lot harder than you might imagine. But if you connect with the right experts you will find this to bring in an extraordinary payoff, and you will actually appreciate the outcome more than ever before. That’s one of the best things about Korean plastic surgery, the fact that there are always great benefits and it all comes down to how everything is implemented.

Edward Avila  knew beforehand what type of results he can expect and he came to us because he believed we are the best medical tourism company in Korea. And he was not wrong. We worked very hard to ensure that our customers are happy and we did the same thing for Edward too. We ensured that he is super happy with the results and that he will never have to worry about any problems ever again. There are always bound to be challenges along the way, but if you know how to tackle them, nothing is impossible.

Why is plastic surgery popular in Korea?

Korea is one of the countries where getting plastic surgery is very simple. As you can see from Edward’s example, the results are always amazing and the best part is that you don’t actually have to spend a lot of money on it. You can get some extraordinary results and a tremendous value without any issues. Yes, there are always multiple options when it comes to finding a good plastic surgery clinic in Korea.

But the good thing is that here you can get the best Korean plastic surgery before and after results that you can find out there. We truly believe in helping people and in offering them the type of results and value that they always wanted.

Moreover, we are working closely with you to ensure that you always receive the high standard quality and value you always wanted, and the payoff can be huge all the time due to that. Of course you will need to take a bit of time to find the quality and experience you want. But once you do that nothing will stand in your way. And that’s the most important aspect to think about here.

Our unique approach towards Korean plastic surgery gives you all the support and efficiency that you always wanted. It’s never a simple easy to get into plastic surgery. However, if you check the best Korean plastic surgery before and after features, we will gladly assist and we will bring you all the amazing results and great quality that you always wanted. Nothing is impossible and as long as you work closely with our team nothing will be able to stand in your way.

Don’t hesitate and contact us today if you want professional Korean plastic surgery services and support as fast as possible. We really want this experience to be special for you, and we will be more than happy to help you find the outcome you want in no time.  Rest assured that we are keeping all costs as affordable as possible. But we never skimp on quality. You will be incredibly happy with the results and the entire process. And once you do that nothing will be able to stand in your way regardless of what happens. Contact us today and check the best Korean plastic surgery before and after pics to see the way we work!