"Statistical studies showed that there is a huge increase in this sphere -- in beautification surgery," George Nasr, the bank's marketing manager, told Reuters. "This opens horizons. Clients included people disfigured by accidents and war and others simply looking to improve the way they look, he said. The bank has received more than 200 phone calls a day about the loan since the launch of an advertising campaign last week.
Nasr described looking good as part of Lebanese culture. "We like to look our best ... There are people who see this loan as their life raft," he said."All I have to say about this is that borrowers should read the fine print, which states that if you fail to pay back the loan, the bank takes away your new nose. Or boob.