Infographic: The rise of plastic surgery in the age of the selfie

Plastic surgery is one of the most popular procedures people seek when visiting East and Southeast Asian countries as medical tourists. South Korea and Thailand are hubs for affordable, yet good quality cosmetic surgery for people who – apparently – want to show off in social media, at least some of them, as the infographic below shows. Social media, the hypothesis goes, are driving an interest in facial procedures, especially among 20-somethings.

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Plastic surgery is one of the most popular procedures people seek when visiting East and Southeast Asian countries as medical tourists. South Korea and Thailand are hubs for affordable, yet good quality cosmetic surgery for people who - apparently - want to show off in social media, at least some of them, as the infographic below shows. Social media, the hypothesis goes, are driving an interest in facial procedures, especially among 20-somethings.

Plastic surgery is one of the most popular procedures people seek when visiting East and Southeast Asian countries as medical tourists. South Korea and Thailand are hubs for affordable, yet good quality cosmetic surgery for people who – apparently – want to show off in social media, at least some of them, as the infographic below shows. Social media, the hypothesis goes, are driving an interest in facial procedures, especially among 20-somethings.

plastic_selfie_infographic



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Investvine has been a consistent voice in ASEAN news for more than a decade. From breaking news to exclusive interviews with key ASEAN leaders, we have brought you factual and engaging reports – the stories that matter, free of charge.

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