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We’re now on Kakao Talk and have a Yellow ID!

Great news for Kakao users out there. You can now reach us via our Kakao Yellow ID! What’s a Kakao Talk Yellow ID?  It’s a new service… Read more »

Korean medical interpreter and translator (How to Find and Book)

Looking for a Korean Medical Interpreter or Korean Translator Many patients ask if they will need a Korean medical interpreter to assist them while visiting clinics and… Read more »

Smart Lipo in Seoul? Facial Liposuction

Facial Liposuction and Smart Lipo Curious about how to shed chubbiness around the face and neck area for a more slender, sharper and leaner look? Smart Lipo… Read more »

Medical Tourism on the Rise

The number of foreign patients treated in Korea rose 32.5 percent to more than 211,000 last year, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said Tuesday. As a… Read more »

Seoul Clinic Fined for Twin Towers of Jaw Bones

A prominent plastic surgery clinic in Seoul’s affluent Gangnam district has been issued a fine for displaying a decorative tower made of jaw and chin bones that… Read more »

Bizzare Love, Blackmail and Plastic Surgery

Mr. Jeon (37) is a Korean criminal prosecutor who is currently under investigation for blackmailing and extorting Dr. Choi (43), a Seoul plastic surgeon and clinic director…. Read more »

Korean Love Band Surgery – Aegyosal

When we think of bulges underneath our eyes, such as bags, they’re usually something unattractive that we want to get rid of by daubing on countless cucumbers,… Read more »

Korean Plastic Surgery Prices – Do foreign patients pay more than Koreans?

I come across forum threads of people expressing frustration when they hear that local Koreans pay less for plastic surgery. And many people ask if that’s true?… Read more »

Licensed & Ethical Medical Tourism Agencies vs Illegal Surgery Brokers & Unethical Agencies

If a Seoul plastic surgery clinic wants to get more foreign patients then they usually enlist help from medical tourism agencies and/or surgery brokers. A medical tourism… Read more »

The Korean Celebrities Attracting Foreigners to Plastic Surgery Clinics

In 2012, nearly 150,000 inbound travelers went under the knife in Korea to sharpen their edge in looks. Industry researchers were baffled by this growth, which represented a 100% increase, so they began to probe factors behind the acceleration. “More than 60 percent of these patients are Chinese nationals, while there was a steep rise in the number of patients coming from countries such as the United States, Japan, Singapore and Europe,” according to the Korea Tourism Organization.

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