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Reader Laura’s Comment:
“A Bronx woman has been arrested for running a clinic inside of her apartment where she offered boob and butt injections. She used silicone imported from her native Dominican Republic. The feds even found a residue of crazy glue on some of the medical waste. I can’t even imagine what she would have done with the crazy glue. I can’t imagine how it is ever acceptable to ever go to someone’s apartment for a medical procedure. This woman even discouraged one woman who was having complications from seeking medical treatment. Do you think anything could have been done to prevent this from happening?”
Whalesca Castillo, 36, who the feds claim is an unlicensed doctor, was arrested at her home this morning on Inwood Avenue in the Mount Eden section after she was mailed, via FedEx, “a silicone substance” she used as part of an illegal clinic she was operating out of her apartment.
Silicone injections are dangerous. We have previously discussed stories of silicone injection-related death when large amounts have been injected into breasts and buttocks. We have also reported on the smaller injection related problems such as distortion and painful lumps like those experienced by Lisa Rinna leading her to having her enlarged lips reduced. The problem is that there are still people who are poorly informed and submit to less-than-qualified injectors injecting ill-advised substances into their bodies under sub-standard conditions. People have to exercise judgment when considering these treatments. Apartment-based clinics and other black market enterprises do not operate where law enforcement can easily find them.
To answer your “crazy glue question,” the hordes of the unqualified are reportedly using crazy glue to close their access incisions. If a surgeon can’t even get his or her hands on proper sutures to close your wounds, you are probably better off not having that procedure.
John Di Saia MD
Originally posted 2011-01-19 07:30:18.