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Why Facial Bone Contouring Surgery?: Backgrounds

  • Sanghoon Park
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Abstract

The Western proverb says that “beauty is only skin-deep.” So is it true? I do not agree. If that is true, plastic surgery might be only a single chapter in dermatology. Moreover, many plastic surgeons complain that even after a successful operation on one’s eyes or nose, the overall change on the patient’s aesthetics is not that big at all. Now we all know very well that without any change on this shape of the face, there are limitations with any other kind of cosmetic surgeries. The shape of one’s face is constructed with bone. The marked differences between Caucasian and Asian face mainly come from the facial bone structure. Now we can say that “beauty is bone-deep.”

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Facial Bone Surgery, Department of Plastic SurgeryID HospitalSeoulSouth Korea

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