on plas­tic surgery by 25

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A fter the doc­tor mea­sured my ears and con­firmed that they were stick­ing out above the rec­om­mended guide­lines, I was sched­uled in for an oper­a­tion to pin them back. I was six years old at the time.

I wasn’t be­ing picked on and wasn’t aware I had a prob­lem, but my mum, Ali­son, now 50, thought it might be­come an is­sue later in life.

I’d ex­pected the surgery to be painful but it wasn’t. How­ever, I still re­mem­ber cry­ing as my ban­dages were re­moved – I thought my ears

Here I am aged 21 be­fore I be­gan ma­jor surgery – I think the re­sults speak for them­selves

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