A Zhejiang woman is suing a hospital following a botched boob job that was apparently performed by a physician specializing in oral surgery.
At the end of last year, the woman, Li Ying, went under the knife to get her breasts enlarged at a plastic surgery hospital in Jiaxing city, Zhejiang province. Following the operation, liquid and puss started seeping out of her breasts and her nipples began to look as if they were decaying.
She sent a photo on WeChat of her breast to the surgeon who performed the operation, who assured that it was really nothing to worry about and all very normal, asking her to drop by the hospital the next day if she liked.
Fortunately, the woman eventually got a second opinion, checking in at a Shanghai hospital where doctors quickly determined that she was suffering from serious complications from her augmentation surgery, diagnosing her with “necrosis of the breast.” After removing the implants, they discovered that her breasts had become deformed and her nerves nonresponsive.
Li Ying is now taking the hospital to court over the botched boob job, forcing them to release the qualifications of the physicians who participated in the operation, revealing that the leading surgeon who advised Li not to worry was actually an oral surgeon who may not even have a license to practice plastic surgery.
In the end, perhaps Li was lucky that the complications were not fatal. Last year, one 25-year-old model — suffering from “small breast syndrome” — died during routine breast enlargement surgery at a Shenzhen beauty clinic.
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