Genetic Orthopedics: Does Height Really Matter?

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Does height really matter? Ask someone who is vertically challenged and you will usually get a definite yes. Now many people are making the decision to change how tall they are. Height lengthening surgery was once only used for those with genetic anomalies, such as dwarfism, or those who were faced with severe deformities. Orthopedic specialists have perfected height surgery and now this life-changing procedure is available for those who desire to add inches to increase height. Our culture lends itself to the idea that height is linked to success and happiness, power and leadership. For men, the ability (or difficulty) with dating and participating in sports is often directly related to their stature. Being tall comes with certain psychological

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