If you are looking for the most modern techniques in bunion surgery, laser is not currently the best option. What is encouraging is that bunion surgery has changed dramatically in the past few years as surgeons are more focused on both the aesthetic and functional result.
The foot is art and science in motion. It's the main reason you may want multiple opinions and to seriously consider alternatives to foot surgery. Once you tinker with a masterpiece, it is never the same.
As a surgeon who performs bunionplasty surgery to help women return to high heels and pointy-toed shoes, I can only encourage women to consider exercise programs that are aimed at strengthening the feet and legs.
I see many high heel-created foot problems that go on to surgery. Bunionplasty from high heels are common. I can tell you that getting your feet strong is the first step at putting off or preventing a high heel foot makeover.
When considering bunionplasty, it is important to not only consider how the foot will look but also how it will function. Take the time to learn about the methods available to fix your bunion, and you will be that much better off.
Some women consider the foot tattoo the ultimate shoe accessory as they continue their hunt for the perfect shoe. Many say they are just plain sexy. Others regret them and want them removed. Wacky and bad taste tats also find their way onto the foot.
Don't kid yourself: Aging is a bitch who, in the end, wins -- no matter how hard you fight back. Think about it: Have you ever seen a 75-year-old woman with a facelift who didn't look like a 75-year-old woman with a facelift?
Since my kids will likely want to surprise me (beyond remembering the whipped cream cheese and lox), I do want to pre-empt a few things that probably shouldn't be on anyone's Mother's Day gift list anyway.
While most of my high school classmates cruised the halls in Birkenstocks, I wore black trousers, pretty blouses and dressy heels -- every day. But midway through high school, my feet started to slow me down.
Fall will be here very soon and as the leaves start to change colors so will your shoe wardrobe. Enjoying the luxury of being able to wear fashion and casual sandals as well as flip flops for the last 5 months was a welcomed relief for your feet.
It is no secret that high heels are 'bad' for your feet and over time they can cause all sorts of foot problems, but it's the day after wearing high heels that women can have major foot pain or discomfort.