One cannot walk down a street in Tehran and not come across the signature of a nose job: bandages fixed on the nasal bridge. The craze for having a small, straight nose has been on the rise since a few decades ago among both women and men in Iran. Now Iran has the highest rate of nose surgery in the world, with more nose surgeries per capita than any other country. With people flocking to the country to get their noses done by Iranian doctors, Iran has become a rhinoplasty hub in the world.
This is a familiar sight in Iranian cities as youths become more and more interested in cosmetic surgeries, particularly rhinoplasty.
There is no clear answer explaining why Iranians are so much into nose jobs, but one reason might be that Iranian people usually have less attractive noses, compared to other features of their faces. Prominent and Roman noses are common among Iranian people, making them good candidates for procedure.
In support of this theory, an Iranian plastic surgeon gives an explanation for the tendency: