Top 17 Korean Idols Who Have Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery is a massive industry in Korea, and it feeds into the expectations that K-pop idols always present themselves as perfect and beautiful.
It’s not surprising to know that there are idols who’ve had plastic surgery, but not all of them openly discuss it. Here are the icons who’ve been open about undergoing cosmetic surgery.
1. Irene (Red Velvet)
Years ago, Irene’s teeth weren’t as straight as they are now, but there’s nothing braces can’t fix!
2. Yonghwa (CNBLUE) – Teeth/Braces
Since Yonghwa didn’t have his teeth corrected until after his debut, many fans still remember his adorable crooked teeth.
Now his teeth are entirely uniform, and his smile shines brighter than ever.
3. Soyou (SISTAR) – Nose
On Radio Star, Soyou revealed that she visited a plastic surgeon after hateful comments about her looks took a toll on her.
She was only able to overcome the harsh criticisms after receiving surgical enhancements to her nose.
4. Hong Soo Ah – Face
This actress openly discussed her post-plastic surgery experience on Radio Star when she told the host about the unprompted feedback she received from a director about her new look.
5. Yoo Seung Ho – Teeth/Braces
This talented actor’s good looks are mostly the result of nature, but he did have his teeth straightened.
6. Yunho (TVXQ!) – Teeth/Braces
During a live broadcast, Yunho admitted to only ever having had one cosmetic procedure: braces.
7. Kyuhyun (Super Junior) – Eyes
On Radio Star, Kyuhyun admitted to having undergone double-eyelid plastic surgery.
Although Kyuhyun’s parents both have natural double eyelids, he didn’t inherit this trait..
8. Uee (formerly of After School) – Eyes
According to her sister, Uee has only gotten one part of her face tweaked her eyes!
9. Park Bo Young – Teeth/Braces
This stunning actress is another member of the braces club!
Her smile is now straighter than before, but just as cute!
10. Song Jaeho (former Madtown member)
Song Jaeho, formerly known as H.O, shared in detail what it was like to get a nose job in one of his live broadcasts.
The doctors used cartilage from his nose to raise the tip and added some silicon to the bridge.
11. Ji Chang Wook – Nose
Actor Ji Chang Wook is well known for his good looks and his incredible talent. Even after discovering his pre-plastic surgery photos, fans agreed that he’s looked good all his life.
12. Heechul (Super Junior) – Nose
Although Heechul’s handsomeness is the result of good genes, he has admitted to getting surgery on his nose, for medical reasons.
13. Nam Joo Hyuk – Teeth/Braces
This handsome actor received braces to align his teeth, and it did wonders for his smile!
14. JooE (MOMOLAND) – Nose
On Knowing Bros, JooE revealed that a piece of cartilage from her ear is now part of her nose.
“It went on an adventure to my nose!” — JooE
15. Chaeyeon (DIA) – Nose
Chaeyeon confirmed that she did indeed receive cosmetic surgery on her nose after being shown a childhood photo of herself on Video Star.
Although she has tweaked her nose, she denied accusations that her double-eyelids were unnatural.
16. Koo Hara – Eyes, Nose, Teeth
Koo Hara already had natural double eyelids, but she had them redone at her company’s request, along with a few other procedures.
17. Jessi – Eyes, Nose, and Breast
Jessi once confessed to having had cosmetic procedures done on her eyes and nose. She explained that her agency at the time had recommended she get the treatments done.