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Incheon Airport Draws Fire for Plastic Surgery Clinic in New Terminal

Incheon Airport Draws Fire for Plastic Surgery Clinic in New Terminal

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, is taking flak from local medical bodies for its plan to establish a cosmetic and plastic surgery clinic at the transfer desk of its second passenger terminal to be opened in next January, a lawmaker said Tuesday. Rep. Kang Hoon-sik of the ruling [...]

One Hundred Thousand Foreigners Visit Korea Each Year for Cosmetic Surgery, Spending 270 billion Won

One Hundred Thousand Foreigners Visit Korea Each Year for Cosmetic Surgery, Spending 270 billion Won

SEOUL, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of foreigners visiting Korea for plastic surgery and skin care amounts to 100 thousand a year. The total medical expenses spent by foreigners last year were 270 billion won, accounting for more than 30% of all medical expenses spent by foreigners in Korea. According to statistics that ruling [...]

Microsoft Korea and Liposuction Hospital 365mc Develop AI Surgery Assistant

Microsoft Korea and Liposuction Hospital 365mc Develop AI Surgery Assistant

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – An AI-based surgery assistant jointly developed by liposuction hospital 365mc and Microsoft Korea and christened M.A.I.L. System (Motion Capture and Artificial Intelligence assisted Liposuction System) was officially unveiled on September 12.  As its name suggests, the system uses motion capture technology to record surgical procedures and stores them in [...]

Gangnam Uses Mystery Shoppers to Gauge Customer Service at Plastic Surgery Clinics

Gangnam Uses Mystery Shoppers to Gauge Customer Service at Plastic Surgery Clinics

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — For the past two months, Gangnam district has inspected around 50 cosmetic surgery facilities within its boundaries by sending out mystery shoppers. The aim of its covert operation was to “objectively measure the quality of the medical services offered and identify any problems and improve them in order to [...]

Demand for Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Around the World Continues to Skyrocket – USA, Brazil, Japan, Italy and Mexico Ranked in the Top Five Countries

Demand for Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Around the World Continues to Skyrocket – USA, Brazil, Japan, Italy and Mexico Ranked in the Top Five Countries

NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 (Korea Bizwire) — The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) today released the results of their annual Global Aesthetic Survey for procedures completed in 2016, which showed an overall increase of 9% in surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures within the past twelve months. Ranking of the World’s Top Ten [...]

Majority of Foreigner Medical Disputes in Korea Surround Chinese and Plastic Surgery

Majority of Foreigner Medical Disputes in Korea Surround Chinese and Plastic Surgery

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The latest data from the Korea Medical Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Agency showed that six out of ten medical disputes filed by foreigners were from Chinese nationals, with plastic surgery leading in terms of medical specialties.  According to the data, the agency had 598 consultation cases from foreign patients [...]

Now You Can Get a Perfect Pelvis, Thanks to Plastic Surgery

Now You Can Get a Perfect Pelvis, Thanks to Plastic Surgery

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) – You might be able to change the look of your pelvis soon, thanks to South Korean surgeons who have come up with a pelvis cosmetic surgery procedure. Facelifts and breast implants are common plastic surgical procedures. Buttocks augmentation is no longer something out of the ordinary. However, how your pelvis [...]

Global Survey Released by ISAPS Reports Increase of Over One Million Cosmetic and Aesthetic Procedures Performed in 2015

Global Survey Released by ISAPS Reports Increase of Over One Million Cosmetic and Aesthetic Procedures Performed in 2015

NEW YORK, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The worldwide reach of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) is well known to the global plastic and aesthetic surgery community.  Now the release of eagerly awaited procedural survey results shows an increase of over one million reported procedures from 2014 to 2015. The data on [...]

Court Rules Dentists can Inject Botox

Court Rules Dentists can Inject Botox

SEOUL, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The battle over dentists performing botox injections between the Korean Medical Association (KMA) and the Korean Dental Association (KDA) began sometime in 2011 when a dentist named Jung was accused of violating medical laws by giving a botox injection to one of his patients. Jung attempted to use previous cases [...]