Essay In South Korea, Plastic Surgery Comes Out of the Closet

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Change Essay In the article “ In South Korea, Plastic Surgery Comes Out of the Closet” by Choe Sang-hun, New York Times, November 3rd, 2011, the article tells us that plastic surgery in Korea is accepted by the societies. People accept the pain to be more beautiful. Society has been becoming more open about plastic surgeries and encourage people to have surgeries such as : double-jaw, arching eyelids, and many other cosmetic surgeries. Korean people want to have their body transformation so that they can impress others to have better job, successful relationships. Korean people spent money on cosmetic surgery like buying an expensive handbags or a gift for their children after pass the exam. The “Cinderella events” are free surgery to advertise about the cosmetic surgeries and encourage people to go do surgeries. However, people are not all aware of how dangerous if a surgery goes wrong. Not everybody has a better world after the cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic surgeries are very risky. Undergoing a physical procedure that change your body is not worth the risks because those surgeries are painful, dangerous, may not bring you happiness and makes your life chaotic after take those risks. Firstly, physical procedure is very painful. In the article “ In South Korea, Plastic Surgery Comes Out Of The Closet” by Choe Sang-hun, a woman wrote in her diary of the pain after the surgery: ”Every waking minute is hell”. She had a double-jaw surgery went wrong and committed suicide. She described about how painful of the surgery is in her diary. The surgeries usually left people with swollen face and painful. The surgeries also make people stressful because of the painful. Another example in the article, Chang Hae-jin had slightly protruding teeth but then she had a surgery. After the surgery, she could not speak and her face was swollen. It is not worth the risk to have a painful physical change. Secondly, the physical procedures are not worth the risk because they are very dangerous. In the article “ Kids want to tan”, p.206, no tan is good tan. This shows that physical change is not good. According to this article, the sun suppresses the T-cell in our immune system that helps our body to protect the infections. People go to beauty salons to tan their skin. Some people lie down on the beach to get burned. Those activities are very dangerous. Tanning is malignant that can cause skin cancer. Tanning is like smoking. The more ultraviolet radiations go to your skin, the more incidence of skin cancer. Another fact in the article “ Lady GaGa Style: Big Eyes, Big Risks” is that people want their eyes to be bigger. So they…