Last Updated on May 20, 2022 by

 1. Dubai is the plastic surgery capital of the Middle East.



2. “You get the credit, someone else pays for it.” Fortis Plastic Surgery Loans, Turkey



3. Close to 7,000 ear-pinning procedures are performed every year in South Korea…



4. … but eyelid and nose surgeries are even more popular (108,000 and 103,000 procedures in 2014).



5. The motorized clock turns backwards.



6. When this ad went viral, Taiwanese actress Heidi Yeh’s career took a hit amid false allegations that she had undergone extensive plastic surgery and lied to her family about it.



7. This clever marketing campaign from Toronto, Canada won a prestigious award at the 2006 Cannes Lions international advertising festival.



8. In South Korea, teardrop breast augmentation is the latest craze. Its name comes from the shape of the implants, which is made to match the natural shape of a woman’s breast.



9. Physical appearance affects professional advancement, according to this Columbian plastic surgeon.



10. Do they mean that surgery is cheaper, or that you might as well get a neck lift too if you’re spending that much on jewelry? This ad from Bucharest, Romania doesn’t say.



Bonus: a series of French typographic visual puns.








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Gary D. Breslow, MD, FACS is a highly regarded board certified plastic surgeon in New Jersey, known by both patients and peers as a problem-solver with a warm, engaging personality, and an instinctive ability to identify and truly understand the goals of his patients and the patients, themselves.

Originally from Long Island, New York, Dr. Breslow graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.

Following medical school, Dr. Breslow spent 6 years training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s nationally renowned Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program. There he received extensive training in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery from some of the nation’s top practitioners. After leaving Penn, he returned to NYU Medical Center to spend one year as the Microvascular Reconstructive Fellow at NYU’s prestigious Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Breslow is Board-Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is licensed to practice plastic and reconstructive surgery in both New Jersey and New York.