Ethnic Cosmetic Plastic SurgeryPosted on June 5, 2017
Los Angeles is known for ethnic diversity. Beverly Hills celebrates the beauty of ethnic diversity. Dr. Kim is one of the few plastic surgeons who are permanently located in Beverly Hills, California. As a longtime Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Kim helps patients understand that preserving their ethnicity is possible even when choosing cosmetic plastic surgery. Patients who are considering procedures including rhinoplasty and liposuction often have concerns regarding characteristics that are closely associated to they are ethnic roots. For example, patients who are considering rhinoplasty who may have traditional characteristics such as a broad base of the nostrils typically associated with the African-American and sometimes Vietnamese population, may have different desires aesthetically than the typical European population; which tend to have a more narrow base of the nostrils. Dr. Kim explains to patients that he is able to contour the base of the nostrils without compromising what many consider to be the ethnic beauty of their nose. As a true artist who combines the skill of plastic surgery, Dr. Kim understands, aesthetically the best methods to achieve a natural appearance. Asian patients sometimes consult with Dr. Kim when considering blepharoplasty or upper eyelid surgery. For many patients this is not to change the Asian appearance of the eye but rather to improve the overall aesthetic appearance by creating a fuller eyelid. Patients who choose to have this procedure are thrilled with the results mostly because they appear natural and not cosmetically enhanced. Patients who are considering cosmetic plastic surgery are encouraged to contact Dr. Kim to determine which procedures would be best for them.