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Seoul’s Gangnam district is famous for two things: its role as Psy’s muse for the viral Gangam Style video, and its reputation as a plastic surgery mecca. With 400-500 clinics in the area alone, it comes as no surprise that Korea is the leader in cosmetic surgeries worldwide, with 20% of women and 15% of men going under the knife, and boasting a $453 million medical tourism industry. In a culture where you often have to attach a headshot to a job resume and pop idols look like anime princesses, it is easy to see how surgery is in high demand.

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