South Korea’s plastic surgeons are enjoying a boom as patients take advantage of long holidays to undergo operations and avoid showing swollen faces at work.Many cosmetic surgery clinics in prosperous south Seoul are staying open through the holiday period.

“We are fully booked throughout the holiday period. We have twice as many patients as last year’s Chuseok as this year’s holiday is longer than usual,” said a receptionist at a clinic in Kangnam district.

“The doctor had to work until three in the morning. After a few hours of sleep, he had to get up and start working again at eight.”

She said many patients were those who need a relatively long recovery time.

From Yahoo news