South Korean plastic surgery seen with jawbones of hundreds of patients faces fine
A South Korean plastic surgeon confronts a fine in the wake of building "skeletal substance towers" in his Gangnam area center loaded with jawbone shards from several patients, a nearby official said Thursday.
The 60-centimetre-tall (23.6 inch) glass structures were loaded with jawbone parts evacuated throughout surgery, said the official at the Gangnam area office in Seoul.
The facility specialises in jaw techniques, which are exceptionally mainstream in South Korea, particularly around ladies yearning to a more slender facial look with a V-formed jaw.
A photograph of the "bone towers" posted on the center's site was uprooted after it circulated around the web on the Internet, drawing a storm of online feedback.
The neighborhood official said it additionally repudiated regulations obliging the transfer and incineration of figure parts evacuated in medicinal methods.
"We went by the center after some individuals indexed objections and arrangement to slap a fine of three million won ($2,796)," the official, who declined to be distinguished.
"Furthermore it does look tactless," said the official, who included that the center had now evacuated the twin structures. No one at the facility was instantly accessible for remark.