A rising number of young people in China are choosing plastic surgery as a means of increasing their self-confidence. Photo: Alamy

Millions of Gen Z Chinese have cosmetic surgery such as double eyelid operations to boost their career chances

  • High school graduates in China increasingly choose to go under the knife before starting college, believing it will improve their chances at work and in love
  • Nearly two-thirds of the 20 million people in China who had cosmetic surgery in 2018 were born after 1990, and one in five were post-millennials
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A rising number of young people in China are choosing plastic surgery as a means of increasing their self-confidence. Photo: Alamy
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