The Japan Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has urged people to ‘refrain from surgery at this time’. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus restrictions can’t stop Japan’s demand for plastic surgery. But is it safe?

  • Some patients see the pandemic as the perfect time for cosmetic surgery, knowing their face masks will cover the swelling following an operation
  • There are safety concerns, however, as clinics are struggling to acquire materials used during surgery, such as gauzes and disinfectants
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Japan Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has urged people to ‘refrain from surgery at this time’. Photo: Handout
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