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5 Myths About Cosmetic Height Lengthening

Over the years, there have been many new and amazing developments when it comes to the methods and processes used in limb lengthening surgery. Once thought of as a procedure exclusively for correction of leg discrepancy and deformities, has now become a popular cosmetic surgery for people who want to become taller. This is the procedure that will add inches to your height. 

If you have heard about this life-changing procedure, you may have also heard some of the misinformation and myths that go along with it.

In order to dispel some of this misinformation, let’s start with how the procedure is done.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Awareness

Unhappy with Your Height:  Here’s How You Can Grow Taller

Yes - height matters! The only people who don’t think it does are people who are above average in height.  The world looks differently to those who are above average in height. Short people are always looking up, and tall people are continually looking down on those shorter than them – both literally and figuratively.

The teasing for being short may start at a young age. Being short in stature may cause children to be made fun of and suffer bullying as early as elementary school. This type of abuse can continue on through high school and even into adulthood. Hurt feelings over a period of time can result in sadness and a feeling of hopelessness.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

Not Just For Men:  Short Women And Cosmetic Height Lengthening

Men may be more vocal about their problems with being shorter than average than women are. But it’s not just men who are struggling with being short. Women find being short a problem in their professional, social and personal lives.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

Farewell High Heels! Reach New Heights With Cosmetic Height Lengthening 

A small woman has options to appear taller – wearing a certain style of clothing, for example. Women can also wear high heels. These visual optics don't affect actual height, however, and there's good evidence that being short has an impact on self-esteem. Women who are short – under 5'2” – also complain that people patronize them, tease them about their height or simply don't see them, especially in a crowd. If you're truly dissatisfied with your height, you do have another, permanent option: cosmetic height lengthening.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

Is it Possible to Grow Taller?

Genetics is the primary factor that determines your adult height. While it's not possible to grow taller once you pass puberty, a number of factors come into play. Studies show that height effects many aspects of one person's life including  dating, financial statureself esteem, mental well being and much more.  If you still want to be taller once you reach adulthood, you have the option of height lengthening surgery.

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Topics: Height Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Awareness

Napoléon Complex: The Short Man Syndrome

Are you unhappy with your height? If you are shorter than average, you may feel self-conscious about interacting with others and you may have had unpleasant experiences related to your height.

When people look down on you – literally – you think everyone notices how short you are. Many short people, primarily men, suffer from what is referred to as the Napoléon complex. It is an informal term that refers to a form of inferiority complex that comes from being shorter than the average height. It is also used as a derogatory term used to describe someone who is perceived to be acting in an aggressive manner.

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Topics: Orthopedic specialties, Height Lengthening, Limb Discrepancy / Limb Lengthening, Height Surgery, Height Happiness, Height Confidence, Height Awareness

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