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Cosmetic surgery and the Asian face: Whose beauty ideal?

July 8th, 2015

Episode 578 of 1517 episodes

One of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures is East Asia is the blepharoplasty or double eyelid surgery, which gives a crease to monolid Asian eyes. What motivates people to have this operation? Is it a desire to look more Western? Or is this assumption eurocentrism at work?

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