Jill Tucker, RN says:

“Time to bring home the troops? A return to normalcy in Afghanistan might include the growing popularity of cosmetic surgery, particularly among women in the capital of Kabul who are enjoying a new found independence. But tradition also drives these choices, as beauty is still an important asset in Afghanistan for young women seeking marriage prospects.”
Cosmetic Surgery Catches On In An Open Afghanistan

LA Times.com  January 2, 2013