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Princess Eugenie just revealed her deep secret about her scoliosis operation.


Princess Eugenie has spoken out about the trauma of her scoliosis diagnosis just recently. It was really hard for her to cope up with the trauma.

Eugenie told about how the scar from her life-changing operation inspired her stunning wedding dress design.

Speaking to The Telegraph on Friday, the newlywed princess described what happened at her first dress fittings. She explained saying:-

“After one or two initial meetings where I said I wanted to show my back and scar, we had a fitting. And to my surprise, in their first attempt at the shape and design of the dress, they got me and the vision in one”.

Princess Eugenie continued saying:-

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“From there, we realised that the back of the dress was the centre point. And a veil would take away from the scar and the beautiful design they had created”.

Eugenie was told she would have to have life-changing surgery on her back. It was at the time when she was 12 years old. She had titanium added to her spine to rebuild it as a result of a curvature.

Talking about her trauma before having the procedure, the 29-year-old royal said:-

“There are so many emotions and worries that go thundering through your head. Will I be able to play sports, or will I look the same, or will I miss a lot of school and be behind”?

“I still remember being angry about not being able to run and play. My mother was amazing with me at that time. She used to say, ‘Eugenie had the same operation and look at her scar and how she stands now'”.

Eugenie is now a patron of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

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She described the time she showed a young girl her scar. And, she said: “I remember going back to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and showing a little girl who couldn’t sit up from her operation”.

“Her eyes grew so big and eventually a huge smile lit up her face. It was when she saw I had a huge scar and was standing up tall in front of her”.

Princess Eugenie positively concluded: “I have loved being able to see smiles on young people’s faces when I showed mine. You know, getting to know that they have found some comfort in my story is pretty cool”.