Cosmetic surgery in the Philippines has flourished as an industry only in the recent years, with more and more celebrities admitting that they’ve gone through such procedures. Many movie stars deny going through the knife, but it’s obvious anyway.
The funny thing is, like amnesia, plastic and cosmetic surgeons have always been important characters in many Filipino romance novels and movies.
Cinderella plots like that of a poor girl who married a rich man, or stories with a central character who had to be in disguise usually involve plastic surgery. Why don’t we try to come up with a list and post such stories and movies here?