The Danger Behind Butt Injections

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  • Bigger Bottom, Even Bigger Pockets
  • What Is in Your Injection?
  • How Dangerous Is Silicone?
  • It Can Mean Your Life
  •  Plumping Parties
  • Death and Complications Are Not Uncommon
  • Research Is Key
  • The 411 on Illegal Butt Augmentations
  • The Bigger, the Better
  • Plenty Plumping

How Dangerous Is Silicone?

“Silicone is very difficult to control. When injected into the body, patients can develop lumped scar tissues that can become very painful and hard,” Dr. Glasberg said. At his Upper East Side office in Manhattan, he has had patients come in to repair silicone damage, a surgery he says most surgeons will not do. “Removing the silicone can require multiple surgeries and leave immense scaring.”

(Photo: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier)

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