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August 11, 2023
Israeli teen demand for plastic surgery up
(JNS) — The Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons in Israel reported on Tuesday a 37 percent increase in the demand for plastic surgery among teenagers during the summer holiday season.
The main demands are for ear-pinning, nose reshaping and breast augmentation procedures.
“Social networks influence the changes in the beauty model among teenagers all year round, but during the holidays we see a dramatic increase,” said Dr. Meir Cohen, chairman of the Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons in Israel.
“Before performing plastic surg...