Leaky Lips & Uniboob: 13 Botched Plastic Surgeries
The world of restoring plastic surgery nightmares is played out regularly on television shows like E!’s Messed Up. They plastic surgeons on the shows are typically charged with restoring surgical procedures completed abroad, or by doctors who appeared to have obtained their license from a Cracker Jack box. The terrifying tales range from a woman with actual concrete in her face to a woman with a giant breast augmentation in her behind, not to mention plenty of breast implantations gone awry.
As plastic surgery becomes more affordable and more popular, the potential for misfortune has expanded right alongside the growing market.
#1. Can You Imagine Having Cement In Your Face?
Forty-eight-year-old Rajee Narinesingh ended up with actual cement in her face. After attending a black market ‘pumping event’ which sketchy doctors supplied lower-priced aesthetic shots as budget options contrasted against the higher-priced, FDA-approved treatments. The supposed physician used cement and tire sealer as fillers in Rajee’s face, which didn’t only cause her severe pain, but also started melting and producing tough, rock-like nodes along all of the injection sites.
#2. Massive, 30-pound Breast Enhancements
Dee Stein had her 30-pound breast enhancement removed after many physicians claimed that it was simply impossible. In her former career as a companion, she became addicted to bigger and bigger implants and insisted on continuing to increase their size, even when the surgery was considered relatively high-risk and unsafe. Her traditional implants, called double lumens, were constructed from both silicone and saline, and one eventually bust deflated entirely. Thankfully, the 20-year-old implants were securely eliminated without endangering the remaining healthy breast cells.
#3. A Breast Augmentation In Less Than 15-Minutes
Kailan Wagler obtained a breast augmentation overseas when she was 19 years old. Unfortunately for her, the entire surgical procedure lasted under 15 minutes. She was left with breasts that were way too-high and oddly-shaped. Afterwards, she had to make use of duct tape to adjust them back into a ‘normal’ breast shape. Yes! She actually duct taped her breasts to the implants on a daily basis. The duct tape had to be ripped off every night and reapplied every morning.
#4. DD Sized Implants In Her Butt
Jana had a set of DD implants surgically put into her buttocks in a surgical procedure completed abroad, because it was less expensive than receiving FDA-approved injections in the United States. At the time she said that it seemed like a safe and acceptable alternative at the time. Unfortunately, it didn’t only hurt her pride, but her career as well.
#5. The Famous Uniboob
Alicia Jenkins’ botched uniboob resulted from incredibly oversized, at the advice of her former physician. Nursing her youngest child has left her chest lopsided and she wanted to even them back out, unfortunately, it went extremely awry when the extra weight actually forced her muscles in on themselves.
They caused enormous pain, in addition to deforming her one non-collapsed breast. Combined with other health and wellness issues that made healing difficult, Alicia needed quite some time to recover, even after the surgeries to restore her chest.
#6. Black Market Injections Gone Very Wrong
After having silicone infused all over her face to soften her features, transgender model Shauna Brooks headed overseas for some additional aesthetic treatment. This included cheek implants, chiseled cheekbones, and some injections. Her black market injections and implants had to be removed from all over her face.
#7. A Vagina On Her Tummy
For Desiree White, her problems all began when she had a tummy tuck performed out of the country. She should have known something was wrong when rather than providing her anesthetic, they simply put her stomach on ice and left her completely awake through an excruciating surgery. The ice killed the skin and by the time the horrible procedure was complete, her public area had actually been brough up onto her tummy, leaving her horribly disfigured.
#8. Far Too Many Lip Injections
Jordan James Parke began with only one lip injection at the age of 21, and immediately got addicted to the look. Afterwards he decided to get lip injections in his forehead, cheeks, and chin. Over 50 cosmetic procedures later, Parke couldn’t even move his face or lips, and they began leaking. He never wanted the injections to be removed, but was worried about the leaking lips.
#9. Imagine Having 2500C Implants
When Sweet Charms underwent her very first breast enhancement, she had 420CC silicone put into her chest, taking her bra to a size DD. As her work took off, she began to associate bigger breasts with more income. She decided to have a 2nd surgical procedure with 1200CC implants. Finally, she went in for the third enhancement surgery and received 2500C implants. She regretted it the moment she woke up. She struggled with the weight of her massive breasts before deciding to have them reduced back to a more manageable size.
#10. A Man With Collapsed Pectoral Implants
Despite years of weight training, Albert Nila’s chest remained lopsided. One muscle was simply not growing. It was discovered that he had Poland Disorder, and not long after, he decided to have the pectoral implants surgically added under his chest muscles.
Albert left the country to undergo the surgery, ended up getting sick, and had the implant removed nearly as soon as he returned to the United States. He had originally intended to compete in bodybuilder competitions, but had to have the entire implant removed and replaced by an actually reputable doctor.
#11. Breast Injections Which Were Over 30 Years Old
Although supermodel Janice Dickinson has had multiple plastic surgeries reversed, she most recently underwent treatment for breast implants which were over 30 years old. They were not only triggering discomfort, rippling, and other concerns, but the old age of the implants made them a huge medical concern.
#12. Not The Implants She Had Actually Picked Out
Tawny Kitaen’s surgeon had implant problems, where the doctor had put in different implants than the ones she had picked out because he decided they were more appropriate. Tawny decided that she wanted the implants removed entirely. She became famous in the 1980s as a celebrity in Whitesnake’s ‘Here I Go Again’ video. Afterwards, in 1984, she starred in Bachelor Party with Tom Hanks and co-hosted America’s Funniest People. The professional medical team who performed the implant removal also utilized medical leeches to get the blood flowing back into her nipples.
#13. A Breast Reduction Which Eliminated Her Breasts Altogether
Suffering from neck and back pain with her naturally F-sized breasts, Lauren decided to have a breast reduction performed with the hope of alleviating the pain and discomfort. When she woke up, unfortunately, the surgeon had cut her breasts all the way down to an A size. Lauren was completely horrified. The surgeon insisted that A was ‘the proper size for her body.’ When she went to another surgeon to fix the horrible error, he was equally in unbelief, saying “I have no clue what the medical professional was thinking!”
Nearly all of these 13 procedures were performed overseas, for the cheapest cost possible, with uncertified medical ‘experts’ whose lacked the proper credentials. Remember that every time you’re considering a plastic surgery, you must thoroughly vet the surgeon and his credentials. Always look for a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon!
The American Society of Plastic Surgery ensures that your surgeon has undergone over a decade of strenuous education, days of the highest standard of exams, and only accepts the highest standards of excellence when it comes to their medical professionals. Choosing a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon is the way to guarantee that you will be safe every step of the way. From the consultation to the final finished product, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon will make sure that your vision is realized in a safe, effective, aesthetically pleasing way.
Never take a chance on something that will impact your body for the rest of your life. It’s best to spend some time saving up money or choosing a repayment plan. Invest in yourself and your body. You’ll regret the cheap implants from Mexico, but you’ll never regret choosing a high quality, guaranteed medical expert, who will help you discover the body of your dreams.
Years of training, experience, and expertise – some of the words that come to mind whenever we try to describe the perfect plastic surgeon, the one in whose hands we can entrust not only our aesthetic goals but also our hopes and dreams for a better quality of life.