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The Surgery Room: Where Payback Is a B*tch

Tammy Bleck | Posted 06.22.2014 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

I will undergo what is affectionately called a bunionectomy on my right foot. No mobility for five days and no weight bearing on my foot for six weeks. Oh, and for a little added fun and drama, I will have a spiffy cast up to the knee. Are we having fun yet?

Cosmetic Toe Lengthening: Brachymetatarsia Surgery

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

As a Manhattan foot surgeon, one of the most rewarding surgeries I perform are cosmetic toe lengthenings. A short toe often causes tremendous psychological embarrassment for people, and fixing this makes a dramatic change in someones life.

Women Are Still Getting Risky Foot Surgery To Fit Into High Heels

Posted 04.26.2012 | Style

As summer slowly approaches, so does our favorite summer ritual: whip out our pretty high heels, get warned that they're totally dangerous for us, wea...

Women Are Still Getting Risky Foot Surgery To Fit Into High Heels

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

As summer slowly approaches, so does our favorite summer ritual: whip out our pretty high heels, get warned that they're totally dangerous for us, wea...

6 Myths About Bunion Surgery

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Some people simply avoid bunion surgery because they may have "heard" some misnomers that guide their decision.