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Toe cosmetic surgery gaining traction

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For recent years, getting nipped and tucked has become a common staple in the field of medicine. No longer is it unusual to see surgeries designed to re-shape and transform faces, midsections and rear-ends.
But some people are walking into doctors offices asking for more. In fact, they want their toes enhanced, slimmed down or even plumped up. It's a growing figment within surgical procedures called toe cosmetic surgery.

Several metro-Birmingham podiatrists tell ABC 33/40 that the procedure is more common in large cities such as New York and Atlanta, and although it's growing in popularity, they don't recommend the surgery.

On Wednesday's "Focus @ 4," we'll explore the buzz behind the trend as well as its possible side effects.

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