Plastic surgery peaks during the holidays

A new report says that plastic surgery is especially popular during the holiday season.

It's the most wonderful time of the year... At least for cosmetic surgeons.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the last two weeks of December are the busiest time of year for plastic surgery.

One -- because the time off around the holidays allows people to heal without having to walk around the office with any tell-tale puffiness.

And two -- for people getting procedures covered by insurance, the end of the year can be a good time to save some money, if they've already gone to the doctor a bunch and met their deductibles.

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Adriene Hill is the senior multimedia reporter for LearningCurve.

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