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Korean VS American Plastic Surgery

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Plastic surgery has become a blooming trend in recent years worldwide. A lot of people have accepted it as a means to achieve their dream look, even in countries where it was previously seen as taboo.

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One country where plastic surgery has blossomed is United States of America. Although they aren’t as open about it as people in Korea, the number of people who have gone through the table is considerably high.

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Although both big in South Korea and US, there are pretty big differences in the demand of procedures being sought after in the two countries. This is largely due to difference in beauty standards in South Korea and US.

What is the striking difference between plastic surgery in both countries?

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In Asian countries, people generally want a more pointed jaw shape, or commonly referred to as V-line. This is done in order to look more slim and have smaller face.

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Unlike Asian people, westerners typically prefer wider chin and prominent jaw which creates stronger look.

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They also tend to prefer thicker lips because they consider it sexy.

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