South Korea is becoming a popular destination for medical tourists from China seeking body modifications. To read the full article click here.
The boom in South Korea’s $5 billion plastic surgery industry – the world’s largest – is facing a backlash, with formal complaints about botched procedures and dodgy doctors doubling in 2013 from a year earlier. Click here to read the full article.
ISAPS Issues Warnings to Patients Regarding Unlicensed Practitioners and Medical Tourism. Click here to read the full press release.
Venezuela faces a breast-implant shortage, according to reports noting women are having to settle for implants that are the wrong size or made in China. Click here to read the full article.
Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants, and women are so desperate that they and their doctors are turning to devices that are the wrong size or made in China, with less rigorous quality standards. Click here to read the full article.
The 1990s trend of high-wasted trousers and Spice Girl inspired crop tops have made a comeback this year, but it has also resulted in an increasing number of young women opting for cosmetic surgery to get the perfect midriff, say doctors. Click here for the full article.
Dubai has become a nip-and-tuck hub. Where once residents from throughout the GCC would venture to Beverly Hills, Brazil or Beirut for treatments, these days, they’re staying closer to home to have work done. Click here to read the full article.
In this era of selfies and belfies, plastic surgeons have their work cut out for them. We look at which procedures are popular around the world. Click here for the full article.
Dr. Constantino Mendieta, a Miami plastic surgeon, can tell you when and where the problem was born: At the 2000 Grammys when Jennifer Lopez wore a green Versace dress that accentuated her curvaceous derriere, prompting legions of women to search for ways to replicate the look. Click here for the full article.
For one week at the beginning of June 2014, I travelled as part of a medical team to Amman, Jordan. Click here to read more about Dr. Eadie’s experience.