10 Koreans Whose Lives Were Saved By Extreme Plastic Surgery Transformations

These transformations will shock you.

Let Me In was a popular show in South Korea that had contestants go under the knife for incredible, life-altering transformations. The show would assign nicknames to the contestants like “Flat-Chested Mother” and “Monkey”, and even had their parents’ on the show apologizing for passing on those genes as well as not being able to afford plastic surgery for them.

Here are some of the most incredible transformations:

Note: The nicknames were given to these contestants by the show.

1. Pyo Ga Hee “The Half Faced Girl”

Ga Hee was diagnosed with “retinoblastoma” as a child. She had to undergo extensive chemotherapy treatments that affected the growth of the skin on her face resulting in underdevelopment of her right eye and mouth.

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2. Choi Sun Mi “Scar Face”

Choi Sun Mi suffered a tragic accident when she was in kindergarten while she was getting off the school’s on her way home. She was dragged along the asphalt to a point where her face as well as multiple parts of her body were grated and burned. Her skin was destroyed and healed in a distorted shape which caused her mouth and nose to be deformed. Due to her condition her eyebrows never grew back and she could not fully close her eyes.

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3. Jang Ye Seul “Overly Large Breasts”

Jang Ye Seul came on the show wishing for breast reduction surgery on her  I cup breasts which had been her complex all her life. By the time she was in middle school, Ye Seul’s breast was already C cup and she began growing self conscious of them. When fully grown she bandaged her chest to avoid having people look at her.

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4. Han Sul Hee “Protruding Jaw”

Sul Hee was an amazing singer who dreamed of becoming a musical actress, but due to her protruding jawline, she was cast out for her apparent ‘ugliness’. She confessed that she had considered plastic surgery but could not for the fear it would damage her voice.

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5. Lee Ji Won “The mom with rotten breasts”

After giving birth to her child at the age of 18, Ji Won had developed a condition called mastitis which caused one of her breasts to start rotting away. The condition did not only cause her physical harm but effected the psyche of the young twenty one year old mother. She was beginning to lose self confidence, and the lack of progress on the treatment had turned her into an extremely depressed individual.

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6. Shim Yu Ra “The girl with a caved in Chest”

Shim Yu Ra was a young 24-year-old girl from New York when she went on “Let Me In,” begging in tears to go under the knife. She had been ridiculed her whole life because of an extremely low jawline, being called cruel names like “Ugly Korean.”

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7. Kim Eun Ae “Unmatching Jaw”

Kim Eun Ae complained of feeling unattractive as a wife and mother. More than that though, she also had difficulty speaking and chewing at times because of her protruding jaw. After the surgeries, she said that she was not born again as someone’s beautiful wife but as a confident woman!

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8. Park Dong Hee “The Goliath”

Park Dong Hee was nicknamed “The Goliath” because of her being considerably bigger than the average Korean woman. Some people even told her to her face that she looked like soccer player Ronaldino.

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9. Park Jin Bae “Man With Breasts”

Park Jin Bae was the first male to receive plastic surgery on the show! Jin Bae wanted to get rid of excess belly fat due to dieting and he suffered from gynecomastia (enlarged breast tissue in men).

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10. Choi Ji Hae “Twisted Lower Face”

Ji Hae’s jaw was distorted and overgrown by 2cm compared to a normal jaw. This not only caused her face to look slightly deformed but caused her pain in everyday life, especially when she was trying to chew food. She, however, could not even dream of plastic surgery due to the desperate financial situation her household was in and her sick mother.

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