Experts say what is motivating Asian men to seek plastic surgery may be the need to raise their chances of surviving a job market that is increasingly favorable of younger workers, and to be competitive in romantic relationships.
Wow! At least it’s not to fight your ethnicity!
Although in general the number of people from ethnic communities going for plastic surgery continues to rise, Asian Americans are the fastest growing segment. According to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Asian Americans underwent 866,000 cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2008, a 290 percent increase since the year 2000. Hispanics had a 239 percent increase and African Americans a 145 percent increase.
Despite the fact that women are 10 times more likely than men to undergo cosmetic procedures, plastic surgeons said they had witnessed a new trend of Asian American men, especially those within the middle-age bracket, showing up at their clinics.
Nice to see it’s not just women worried about their age. Read more