Florida

(NBC Miami) — On Oct. 20, 2021, [26-year-old mom Jaynisha “Jayla” Williams] traveled from Hillsborough County to the Best U Now cosmetic surgery center in Plantation for a breast augmentation and a Brazilian butt lift, or BBL. Latoshia Leggett, her…

Florida’s State Surgeon General has ordered an emergency restriction on the license of a doctor whose patient perished April 20, 2022, the day she underwent elective gluteal fat grafting surgery. Dr. Oliver Pope Simmons, MD, performed the patient’s Brazilian butt…

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal denied a petition, Weds., August 10, that sought to block an Emergency Rule by the state’s Board of Medicine. The emergency rule, issued June 3rd and effective June 14th, outlines safety measures for high-mortality…

A new advisory suggests “new and important guidelines” for plastic surgeons performing gluteal fat grafting, or what is commonly referred to as “Brazilian butt lift” surgery. The use of ultrasound during the fat-injecting portion of BBL surgery, and the limiting…

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