Travel Tourists Detained in South Korea After Plastic Surgery

22:40  11 october  2017
22:40  11 october  2017 Source:   TravelPulse

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According to Shanghaiist, at least three Chinese women were left stranded at an airport in South Korea over the weekend after traveling to the country to undergo plastic surgery during China's Golden Week national Jian said the women were detained and questioned by airport authorities.

Three Chinese women were detained in South Korea after their puffy-post- plastic - surgery faces looked nothing like their passport photos, according to The New York Post.

  Tourists Detained in South Korea After Plastic Surgery © Flickr

There are many downsides to plastic surgery, including looking so unrecognizable that airport security questions the legitimacy of your passport photo and bars you from your return flight.

According to Shanghaiist, at least three Chinese women were left stranded at an airport in South Korea over the weekend after traveling to the country to undergo plastic surgery during China's Golden Week national holiday.

A photo posted by Chinese television anchor Jian Huahua shows the severely swollen women clinging to their passports, which presumably contain photos of them prior to going under the knife.

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Not just Pakistan! Sushma offers help to tourist from 'time-tested friend Russia'. According to Apple Daily, Jian captioned that these women were detained and questioned by the immigration after they South Korea 's plastic surgery industry is growing popular, as the procedure is very cheap there.

Jian captioned that these women were detained and questioned by the immigration authorities after they could not be identified from photos on their passports even after they displaying South Korea is being recognized as the plastic surgery capital of the world and is regarded as “natural and harmless.”

The bulky bandages wrapped around their heads likely didn't help.

Women who had plastic surgery are stopped at airport because they look nothing like their passport photos https://t.co/TUmNgf1JMDpic.twitter.com/OatHJ0DFai

— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) October 9, 2017

Jian said the women were detained and questioned by airport authorities.

The Independent reports that it's not uncommon for Chinese nationals to travel for plastic surgery, with more than 500,000 taking trips for medical tourism purposes each year.

South Korea is also a popular destination for travelers seeking to alter their appearance. As many as half of women under the age of 30 in the capital city of Seoul are estimated to have had surgery, according to The Independent.

Now you can add 'missed flights' to the list of potential plastic surgery complications.

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