‘Brazilian Butt Lift’ Paralyzes 44-Year-Old Nurse

This nurse has been told she’ll never walk again after  submitting herself to a procedure known as a ‘Brazilian butt lift.’

(RARE) The Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute is being sued after performing what their website calls a “Brazilian butt lift” on a 44-year-old nurse.

The so-called buttock augmentation procedure is intended for “enhancement of the buttocks using silicone implants or fat grafting.”

But instead of having a rounder rump, this patient has been told she’ll never walk again.

As of the time of publication, this procedure – which has no known medical benefit – is still being advertised on the institute’s website.

Full story below from RARE.

Plastic surgery procedure gone horribly wrong – this nurse will never walk again

A nurse from Oklahoma is suing a plastic surgery center in Texas and her surgeon after she said a procedure has left her permanently paralyzed.

Rolanda Hutton, 44, went to the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute in January for a Brazilian butt lift, WFAA reported.

What was supposed to be an outpatient procedure turned into a nightmare for Hutton.

Apparently, having a “Brazilian butt” is worth worth enduring expense, travel, pain, and risk of serious side effects. PHOTO: Brazil Women’s Beach Volleyball Team, CC

When Hutton awakened from the procedure, she couldn’t feel her legs or feet.

She told staff, but she says they placed her in a post-operative hotel room instead of taking her to the hospital.

The lawsuit alleges that the doctor injected too much fat into her gluteal muscles, which put pressure on her sciatic nerve.

Hutton’s attorney, Les Weisbord, called Hutton’s condition a medical emergency. By the time Hutton was taken to the hospital, it was too late to repair the nerve damage, WFAA reported.

Doctors have told Hutton she’ll never walk again.

The lawsuit, filed Thursday, is asking for $5 million to cover Hutton’s future care and lost wages.

Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute referred all questions about the lawsuit to its attorney. Displayed with permission from RARE via Repubhub.