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Man who spent over $250K on plastic surgery to look like a Ken Doll looks...well, plastic.

He’s a Ken doll guy. In a Ken doll world….

Rodrigo Alves is a 31-year-old flight attendant, living in London.

He has apparently spent more than $265,000 on 30 plastic surgery procedures that have left him looking, well, like a certain plastic gent.

A photo posted by Rodrigo Alves (@rodrigoalvesuk) on

Alves’s procedures have reportedly included liposuction, multiple nose jobs, six-pack implants, calf implants and Botox fillers

  A photo posted by Rodrigo Alves (@rodrigoalvesuk) on

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But for his latest medical operation, Alves flew to Colombia for a risky $75,900 six-in-one super surgery. That South American operation included his fourth nose job, an operation on his eyes, a toe-pinning procedure, even more liposuction and an incision that cut into his gums to make his smile wider.

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See more photos of Alves’ remarkable transformation here (post continues after the gallery).

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Alves is currently recovering from a number of procedures and has posted of a blurry picture of his recovery on his Instagram account, saying: “Now I can open my eyes And breath properly my face still looks very swollen and lots of stitches behind my eyes and ears also Inside my mouth And on my nose…. #plasticpositive.

He has told his own story in his Instagram captions – which also illustrate just how deeply body image struggles affect men, as well as women.

Read more: Body image is about so much more than your weight.

“I used to be fat, misshaped and bullied to death when I was a teen up to the point that I decided to reinvent my self.

“I never set out to look like the #kendoll it was a nick name given by my friends and the press which doesn’t bother me at all. I just wanted to be a better person and I truly am #happy”

Alves told the Daily Mail, “It doesn’t define the man that I am — I’m much more than silicone and cosmetic surgery — but once you get started it’s difficult to stop. I’m quite hard on myself and I’m scared of getting old — that’s the truth.”

We hope that he finds some peace with ageing and a life beyond his appearance soon.

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