Public Groupactive 8 months, 2 weeks ago
South Korea is the country with more plastic surgeries per capita in the world. Blepharoplasty or double eyelid surgery is the most common procedure being the cheapest and less invasive.
But it has a controversial past.
It is believed that it was first introduced in Korea in late 19th century by the Japanese it was during the Korean War (1950-1953) that the surgery became popular when DR. Ralph Millard, an American pioneer of plastic surgery was stationed in Seoul to do reconstructive surgery for the war wounded. He wrote that he performed his first blepharoplasty when “a slant-eyes Korean interpreter, speaking excellent English, came in requesting to be made into a “round-eye”.