A growing number of Chinese high school graduates are seeking plastic surgery right before college in the hopes of opening more doors for their future, reports Nextshark.
The emphasis on physical appearance is becoming standard in developed Asian countries, with South Korea in the lead. Infamously dubbed as the Plastic Surgery Capital of the World, the nation has sunk millions into promoting medical tourism.
But South Korea’s clinics are noticing a decline in patient numbers. Cosmetic surgery demand from China, in particular, sees this drop, Korea Herald noted. Cited reasons include overcharging (two to ten times higher than locals), illegal brokers and unqualified surgeons.
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