Photographer Chen Chang created a detailed project about the world of plastic surgery. She photographed five girls who competed for the title of "Models of cosmetic surgery" in Korea. It's such a contest, to sponsor the clinic of the so-called "beauty Area" — the area Since.
South Korea, which is now live 50 million people, is rapidly becoming the world center for cosmetic surgery. Since 2009, the country conducted a large number of cosmetic surgeries. And about 50% of the inhabitants of Seoul once in my life, but came to a plastic surgeon.
Each of the girls participating in the competition provided plastic surgery costs 15 000 dollars. The prize is the opportunity to appearance, of which they had dreamed, as well as a chance to tell their story online. After several months of operation, which included the preparation and postoperative recovery, the participants which, by the way, not all were satisfied with the results of the operation, appeared before the judges. On the first photo is in front of you is the winner, 21-year-old Han Chi-hi.
Han Chi-hi, 21 years old, student. Because of its massive jaws girlfriend is often a tease at school and University. But Han Chi-Hai decided to change, taking part in the contest of plastic surgery. She was one of 300 girls who applied to participate. After two and a half months she will do two operations on his chin. (© Jean Chung)
Hong Hai-Chin, 21, another finalist. In this photo she's doing the x-ray chin, who will also soon undergo surgery. (© Jean Chung)
The doctor doing the examination of the jaw Han Chi-hi, to ensure that girls are no contraindications for the operation. (© Jean Chung)
19-year-old si Jae SEO hopes that after the surgery she will be photogenic. She wants to save the person that she believes will help her become more beautiful. Girl dreams of becoming an actress. (© Jean Chung)
Nurses prepared 28-year-old violinist Jeong of Han-Hwa for surgery. The girl says she's so unhappy his face that almost a year suffering from insomnia. (© Jean Chung)
Operation on the cheeks Jeong of Han-Hwa in full swing. (© Jean Chung)
The mother of another member of Chong Chi-Hai Lee Mi-Sook was crying when he saw his daughter shortly after the surgery. The girl secretly from parents has applied for participation in the contest, so as not to disturb them. (© Jean Chung)
The next day after surgery Chong Chi-Hai's mother left the hospital and returned home. On the way to the station she felt all the painful effects of surgery. (© Jean Chung)
Face Han Chi-high after two weeks after surgery. Though still swollen, her sunken cheeks pushed forward, visually make her face smaller. (© Jean Chung)
Two months after surgery, Han Chi-hi won the competition "Models of cosmetic surgery". She says her low self esteem has risen considerably after surgery, and that she really wants to fall in love. (© Jean Chung)