Lauren James was the kind of girl who turned heads – twenty six years old with a gorgeous face and a great figure. But she was convinced she could look even better, with a little help from the doctor’s knife. It was a deadly mistake. Cosmetic surgery has become so commonplace that people forget that it comes with risks, just like any other operation. You just don’t hear about the times when things go horribly wrong. We should caution you that what you are about to see shows that increasing your cup size or smoothing out your thighs can be terribly disfiguring- but it can also be so much worse.
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