Middle Eastern Men Getting Moustache Transplants





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Published on Dec 2, 2012

"Thick, handsome mustaches have long been prized by men throughout the Middle East as symbols of masculine virility, wisdom and maturity.

But not all mustaches are created equal, and in recent years, increasing numbers of Middle Eastern men have been going under the knife to attain the perfect specimen.

Turkish plastic surgeon Selahattin Tulunay says the number of mustache implants he performs has boomed in the last few years. He now performs 50-60 of the procedures a month, on patients who hail mostly from the Middle East and travel to Turkey as medical tourists."*

Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss moustache transplants' surging popularity in the Middle East, particularly in Turkey. Is it really such a faux pas for men not to have thick moustaches? Cenk still isn't so sure.

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