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Medical Tourists Capitalize On South Korea's Fascination With Cosmetic Surgery

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South Korea’s Fascination with cosmetic surgery isn’t a breaking news story, but with more and more Korean’s seeking a ‘Western’ look the news of experienced surgeons offering quality procedures at an affordable price is spreading.

As stated by The Economist in “Plastic Surgery in South Korea – A Popular Look” Korea has been benefiting from droves of Japanese and Chinese patients that take a flight in the morning, get a quick nip and a tuck, do a little bit of sightseeing and head home with a new look.

This new trend is directly related with the promotion of Medical Tourism by the government causing a huge jump from 7,901 in 2007 to over 80,000 foreign patients in 2010.

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