10:59 pm - 10/28/2009

Korea's latest trend: Calf Reduction Sugery

Attractive calves are desirable to people of all cultures. Unfortunately, thick, short, and overly muscular calves, a condition known as "radish calves" or "radish legs," are more common in Asian women.

A large calf may be considered an aesthetic problem by women who find it awkward to wear certain clothes like short skirts or swimsuits. Bulky calves can also make the legs look shorter, and short height is a common point of employment discrimination in the Orient.

Popular Asian media seems so obsessed with long, thin legs that computer-manipulated ads not uncommonly appear comically distorted.

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Source: asianplasticsurgeryguide, image#1 , image #2
More information on: Oz cosmetic clinic, the grand narrative

For the Calf reduction by muscle resection you need minimun 2 weeks or recovery and may need to relearn how to walk.
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pickychu 29th-Oct-2009 06:10 am (UTC)
For the Calf reduction by muscle resection you need minimun 2 weeks or recovery and may need to relearn how to walk.
Ummmm them they don't these people choose to work out instead? You never have to relearn to walk when you work out. Lazy bums.
risu_risu 29th-Oct-2009 06:20 am (UTC)
i think the "problem" is that the calf muscles themselves are "too big". so if they work out they won't necessarily get slimmer. or the kind of slimmer that these people are paying for.
vanillacat 29th-Oct-2009 06:11 am (UTC)
this is no better than chinese foot binding, when you think about it. causing immense amounts of pain and crippling healthy women to try and achieve a bizarre and stupid standard of beauty?

yeah, way to progress, asia.
finalfantasyo13 29th-Oct-2009 06:28 am (UTC)
Chinese foot binding is so fucking weriod. i don't know much about it, but from what i know the women that had it done to them smelled of rotting flesh or something like that because the process of the foot binding. not cool ._.
neptunepirate 29th-Oct-2009 06:14 am (UTC)
uhh. my calfs are thick as fuck, but no thank you.
ficcy 29th-Oct-2009 06:15 am (UTC)
Reading this really made me wince and rub my calves.
I'm happy with them, thanks.
kokorabbit5 29th-Oct-2009 06:15 am (UTC)
jishcreator 29th-Oct-2009 06:55 am (UTC)
polyurethane 29th-Oct-2009 06:17 am (UTC)
I think I'll stick with my muscular calves, thanks.

I wouldn't want to have to relearn to walk. :/
the_machine 29th-Oct-2009 06:19 am (UTC)
idk if i had huge moos i'd consider getting this surgery :\
treasurewindow 29th-Oct-2009 06:25 am (UTC)
I honestly... don't understand how people can handle plastic surgery. I have a strong fear of sharp things... :(
splendidlure 29th-Oct-2009 06:26 am (UTC)
ikr? I'm such a big chicken. I was even scared of piercing my ears.
splendidlure 29th-Oct-2009 06:26 am (UTC)
I always that you get nice legs by exercising. =/
booksandsarcasm 29th-Oct-2009 03:49 pm (UTC)
For some people exercising can bulk up muscles further.
finalfantasyo13 29th-Oct-2009 06:26 am (UTC)
jfc, the consequences and risks heavily outweigh the positive results D:
you may not be able to walk again?, and THAT my friends is SRS BRNS wtf...
xcherryblossomx 29th-Oct-2009 06:31 am (UTC)
some women seem to think that the closer to a corpse they are the more happy and rich they will be
evange_lynne 29th-Oct-2009 06:27 am (UTC)
I cringed all throughout reading this.

May need to relearn how to walk.

I don't even know what to say about this...
titanicgirl 29th-Oct-2009 06:27 am (UTC)
uh no thanks, relearning to walk, pain during walking, I don't want of that.
jiyeung 29th-Oct-2009 06:28 am (UTC)
*brb checking prices*
xcherryblossomx 29th-Oct-2009 06:32 am (UTC)
How much is the cost of this surgery ?
The cost of this surgery depends on the range and amount of muscle resection.
The usual cost of this surgery is 5,300-6,300 USD.
beauty0fparting 29th-Oct-2009 06:36 am (UTC)
Short, stubby legs, I'll keep ya.
theheartless69 29th-Oct-2009 06:37 am (UTC)
And here I am trying to get bigger calves because I have chicken legs like Ashley Tisdale.
xcherryblossomx 29th-Oct-2009 06:45 am (UTC)
Lucky you, there is a calf augmentation surgery too! XD
LMAO jkjk
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