Plastic surgery gets share from Turkish TV series
Actor Buğra Gülsoy is one of the popular ones among Arap people recently.Turkish TV series, which have become very popular in Arab countries as well as many other parts of the world in recent years, are also noted for make a contribution to Turkey’s health tourism. Arab tourists are reportedly now coming to Turkish plastic surgeons asking for procedures to look like TV series actors.
Aesthetics and Plastic Surgeon İbrahim Oskui said that the Turkish TV series and films broadcast abroad have had very important effects in Turkey’s promotion. “Their contribution can be seen in the increase in number of Arab tourists visiting Turkey in recent years.”
He said that after Turkish TV series began airing in Middle Eastern countries people became interested in getting aesthetic surgeries to look like Turkish actors. “Since people are fans of Turkish actors in the Middle East, fights occurred between partners. This is why wives or husbands find a solution in aesthetic operations and want to look like those actors,” Oskui said.
He said that they received lots of patients from Iran, Azerbaijan, northern Iraq, Bulgaria, Turkic republics and Arab countries for aesthetic surgeries. “I have so far made liposuction and nose operations on Arab men. But in recent years, young Arab men especially are applying coming to us to look like Turkish male actors,” Oskui said.