The road to making oneself taller has never been smooth. The options are limited: get limb-lengthening surgery or wear platform heels. In South Korea, the world’s fastest-growing plastic surgery mecca, there may be a new way to add an inch or two: heel implants.
In February, Sallie Axl, a British DJ and plastic surgery devotee, shocked fans of Botched when she asked the show’s star surgeons—Dr. Paul Nassif and Dr. Terry Dubrow—for implants in her heels. Axl said she just wanted to be a few inches taller.