Women Are Cutting Off Their Toes To Fit Into Shoes



Ridiculous cosmetic surgeries are the fashion world's weird pet hobby—from small Botox injections to massive figure overhauls, beauty butchering seems to be as common for clothes-loving women as a trip to Barney's. The latest "fad" (according to ABC News) is foot restructuring to help women fit into and be comfortable in high-high heels. Popular among shoe masochists, toe shortening and fat injections into the toe pad (says Kelly, a feet-fat-sampler, "I can feel the pillows in my feet. It's like puffy pillows.") are currently a $45 million business. The risks? Permanent nerve damage, infection, scarring, and pedal deformity that might impede surgery-goers from wearing any shoe at all. Franken-feet for Fendi platforms? We think we'll pass. (ABC)
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