Changing faces: China's plastic surgery boom

From better selfies to improved job prospects, many in China are finding reasons to undergo cosmetic surgery, but with the booming market come horror stories of botched operations.

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    Cosmetic surgery is on the rise in China - making it the third-biggest market for the sector worldwide after Brazil and the US.

    Why more people are going under the knife in the quest for the body beautiful?

    Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Shanghai.


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