Thread: Belly Buttons
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Old 01-13-2017, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
I've heard that belly-button-removal is a popular plastic surgery (well, as popular as any plastic surgery) in Japan.
Sounds like urban legend, unless you've got a cite. The navel has some cultural significance in Japan. I would guess it's about as common as bagel-head surgery (google it) and other forms of extreme body modification. IOW, it's not at all popular; it's a fringe activity