Let’s file this one under: Insane First World Surgeries That Are INSANE.
You walk into a store and try on a pair of stilettos. They don’t fit quite right. Your toes are a little squashed. Your heels hurt when you walk.
Do you (a) put down the shoes and try another pair? Or (b) use your speed dial to get in touch with your go-to plastic surgeon and book an appointment to HAVE YOUR TOES SURGICALLY REMOVED.
If you DID go for option (b), unbelievably, you’re not the only one who had a big bowl of Crazy for breakfast. There has been a marked increase in the number of women who are having surgical foot alterations to make their high heels more comfortable.
DEEP BREATHS AND TRY NOT TO THINK OF THE PEOPLE IN THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES WHO CANNOT AFFORD TO FEED THEIR CHILDREN OR SEND THEM TO SCHOOL.
A growing number of women are paying thousands of dollars to surgically alter their feet just to make wearing heels a more comfortable experience.
Surgical procedures such as shortening toes, receiving foot injections and even completely cutting off pinky toes are on the rise.
“Unless you’ve been there, and you can’t find shoes, and you’re in pain, don’t judge,” said Susan Deming, a patient who recently underwent a toe-shortening procedure.
“I was having calluses, and just, all sorts of problems with my left foot. And there finally was a solution. There’s never been a solution before,” said Deming.
We’re putting this in the same messed up basket called ‘WTF’ along with designer vaginas and butt implants.
Because what’s a little unnecessary surgery and total loss of balance, when you can wear sky-high heels as much as you like and keep your legs looking fabulous, right?
CONFESS: What’s the dumbest thing you’ve done in the name of beauty/fashion/style?