25 April 2012

Women are choosing to have dermal fillers in the balls and heels of their feet to ward off the pain associated with wearing high-heeled shoes. Dermal fillers are used to cushion the areas put under pressure when wearing towering heels, such as those seen on celebrities such as Victoria Beckham, Cheryl Cole and Kylie Minogue, and the number of procedures performed in the last 12 months is said to have doubled. Sales of six inch heels have also quadrupled in the last year according to a report in The Sun.The non-surgical, injectable treatment has been named the Loub job, after Christian Louboutin a shoe designer famed for creating very high heels with his trademark red sole. However, surgeons warned that wearing such high heels regularly and for sustained periods of time can tilt the pelvis forward, causing bad posture and in some cases, pot bellies. See original story here: