Women In The US Are Getting 'Cinderella' Surgery For A Surprising Reason

Women In The US Are Getting 'Cinderella' Surgery For A Surprising Reason

In the United States, women are prepared to do anything to get into shoes, including having their feet shortened.

After liposuction and breast implants, the latest trend in the United States is having your feet shortened. Nicknamed the "Cinderella surgery" in reference to the Disney princess, this intervention can shorten your longest toes so that it is easier to get into shoes without feeling pain.

Not only is the procedure extremely painful, but the medical costs are high. In fact, a Cinderella surgery costs an average of £5,300 and requires at least three months of recovery. Rather steep for something that is supposed to help you not suffer...

Let's hope that this "trend" will eventually run out of steam because just thinking about it, we already feel pain in our feet...

• Emma Jensen
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