Yao Ming (second left) is a former NBA player. More people are increasingly turning towards limb-lengthening surgery to gain a few extra inches in height. Photo: Shutterstock
Yao Ming (second left) is a former NBA player. More people are increasingly turning towards limb-lengthening surgery to gain a few extra inches in height. Photo: Shutterstock
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Extreme cosmetic surgery: grow 10cm taller with this doctor’s magnetic bone expander - he’s never been busier meeting people’s heightened expectations

  • Dr Michael Assayag’s bone-expanding technique typically adds up to 10cm to your height, but his shortest ever female patient grew by over 15cm
  • The procedure costs around US$70,000 – a price many are willing to pay to achieve a certain level of self-confidence, the orthopaedic surgeon says

Yao Ming (second left) is a former NBA player. More people are increasingly turning towards limb-lengthening surgery to gain a few extra inches in height. Photo: Shutterstock
Yao Ming (second left) is a former NBA player. More people are increasingly turning towards limb-lengthening surgery to gain a few extra inches in height. Photo: Shutterstock
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