A woman consults with a plastic surgeon before undergoing a nose operation in Seoul. Photo: Reuters A woman consults with a plastic surgeon before undergoing a nose operation in Seoul. Photo: Reuters
A woman consults with a plastic surgeon before undergoing a nose operation in Seoul. Photo: Reuters

Mask acne, Zoom face: how coronavirus gave a nip and tuck to Singapore’s cosmetic surgery industry

  • Closed borders mean Singaporeans seeking cosmetic procedures must choose local services – and the virus is boosting demand in other ways too
  • Treatments for mask-induced acne are booming, as is demand for eyelid surgeries, while post-op recoveries are easier for people working from home

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman consults with a plastic surgeon before undergoing a nose operation in Seoul. Photo: Reuters A woman consults with a plastic surgeon before undergoing a nose operation in Seoul. Photo: Reuters
A woman consults with a plastic surgeon before undergoing a nose operation in Seoul. Photo: Reuters
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