A photo of a young woman with her lips devilishly curled up surfaced on Reddit a few days ago. User anthissomesh*t claims that the unidentified girl underwent a "new plastic surgery in Asia that curls the corners of your lips."
The authenticity of the photo cannot be verified, but the procedure to permanently plaster a smile on one’s face seems to actually exist in South Korea, the world’s epicenter for radical elective surgeries. According to AONE Plastic Surgery Clinic in South Korea, the Smile Lipt (Lipt = Lip + Lift) "lifts up mouth corners by adjusting muscle balance around the mouth corners."
In 2012, Dr. Kwon Taek Keun, founder of AONE, spoke about the "mouth corner lift" surgery at an international convention for plastic surgeons, saying that congenitally sagged mouth corners are quite common.
Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Ritu Chopra, who practices in both New York City and Beverly Hills, told Yahoo! Shine that in the West, Read More »from Is 'Perma-Smile' Plastic Surgery Really a Fad?