Beach Bums and Desert Dialysis

Each year, more people travel abroad for critical medical treatment as well as aesthetic plastic surgery procedures. South Asia and South America remain major destinations.

Every year, millions of people return from vacation with shapelier noses, bigger butts, and tighter stomachs. They are fresh from places like Seoul, where travelers can get free “skin age” analysis in Incheon Airport, and Istanbul, where hair-transplant patients with bandaged heads are a common sight on historic thoroughfare Istiklal Street. Yet cosmetic surgery is […]

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