In this photograph a woman undergoes a plastic surgery procedure at Huamei Medical Cosmetology Hospital in Shanghai. Plastic surgery is booming in China, fuelled by rising incomes, growing Western influences and the imperative of looking good on social media. Photo: AFP

Investors rush to grab a slice of Chinese plastic surgery app So-Young on Nasdaq debut

  • So-Young started in Beijing in 2014 as a marketplace app that connect clinics with patients and as a community for people interested in cosmetic procedures
  • China is one of the fastest-growing medical aesthetic services markets in the world
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In this photograph a woman undergoes a plastic surgery procedure at Huamei Medical Cosmetology Hospital in Shanghai. Plastic surgery is booming in China, fuelled by rising incomes, growing Western influences and the imperative of looking good on social media. Photo: AFP
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