MANILA, Philippines – Hoping to get a desirable physical enhancement, a woman’s life was endangered after it was discovered she was injected with a chemical used in polishing tires instead of a collagen.
The woman, whose name was withheld upon request, said she was injected with silicone, a chemical banned in breast enlargement operation by a woman claiming to be a doctor but later on discovered to be unlicensed and fake.
The fake doctor who performed the breast enlargement was identified as Ma. Antonette Lim or known as Nonette Lim.
It was in 2003 when the victim decided, upon Lim’s encouragement, to get breast enlargement at the latter’s clinic in Project 4, Quezon City using only injectable silicone. (Click here to read more)