images showing the drastic transformation of 20 different women whove undergone plastic surgery procedures were recently published online. Most of the women sought out similar treatments that have become widely popular in asia. But the number of minorities getting plastic surgery is apparently on a steep rise. According to a survey by the american society of plastic surgeons (asps), in 2005 asian-americans had 437,000 cosmetic surgeries. In 2010, the number has risen to 760,691 - almost doubled in 5 years. Mp2kafuvj these two chinese women have spent hundreds of thousands of yuan on plastic surgery. Its been reported that one in three south korean women between the ages of 19 and 29 have gone under the knife. now, plastic surgery is embedded within urban south korean culture. Its not uncommon for high school students to receive cosmetic surgery as a graduation present, and there are numerous apps, youtube videos and blogs available to help people select the clinic and physiological redesign thats right for them. And while there has been a recent increase in korean men using plastic surgery to. Plastic surgery in korea is about achieving asian beauty standards, not western. Harrison jacobsbusiness insider south korea has the highest rate of plastic surgeries per capita in the world. Asian women are turning to plastic surgery to look more caucasian. rhinoplasty and asian rhinoplasty have continued to grow in popularity, as technical refinements have allowed ever improving cosmetic and functional results. Rhinoplasty is one of the oldest procedures in facial plastic surgery, dating back thousands of years. More and more asian women in their 20s and 30s, particularly in thailand and south korea, have reportedly been undergoing lip reduction surgery in recent months, reports metro (via new beauty).