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Botched Recap 8/10/17: Season 4 Episode 9 “Meet the Future Mrs. Paul Nassif”

Kelli was an aspiring model. That’s what she wanted to be when she was small and she had pursued it as she got older. But Kelli kept running into the same problem whenever she tried to book a job. She would be told her that her nose was too big and that she needed to get it done. So Kelli had initially been upset with all of her feedback. She hadn’t thought that there was anything wrong with her nose and had thought that she would eventually be booked without getting it done however she noticed that nothing was changing as time went by and so she gave in. Kelli searched for a plastic surgeon and had picked on she thought would do a good job because he was listed as being one the first hundred that showed up in her search. However, that didn’t mean he was a good doctor. It just meant that he paid for the advertising fee and unfortunately Kelli didn’t know when she went to go see him. So Kelli had allowed this doctor to perform surgery on her and she noticed right away that something was off. There was cartilage sticking out and her nose never quite healed! And so the doctor had asked for a second chance. The doctor had offered Kelli a free procedure and she had taken it. Though the doctor had been pretty cavalier with her as well her treatment that time around. The doctor chose not to put Kelli fully under so she was aware during surgery and she didn’t have any kind of care. There wasn’t a nurse or anyone in the room to talk her through it and the doctor had at one point gotten up to check on another patient. So Kelli had gotten up herself seeing as there was no one to stop her and she had used the bathroom. Where she then saw herself in the mirror READ MORE...

Botched Recap 7/30/17: Season 4 Episode 7 “Lumpy Lady Lumps”

Darlene had had multiple pregnancies and had wanted to regain the chest that she lost when she went to a doctor and he botched her. The doctor at the time had decided to treat breast droopiness with putting in large implants that he said would pull the nipples forward. But that didn’t change the direction of the nipples and the way the doctor put them in hadn’t been well-done either. The doctor had put the implants in over the muscle and not under. So what Paul and Terry wanted to know was what kind of doctor was this? They said a plastic surgeon would have known better than to go over the muscle with such large implants however Darlene didn’t know if that doctor had been a plastic surgeon. She had more or less gone to that person because her friends went to him. However, Darlene did go back to that doctor after her third pregnancy. She had been in a lot of pain when she breastfed her third child and had wanted to know if there was anything the doctor could do although she was wary of going through another operation. Darlene said that she didn’t fully the trust the doctor after what happened the first time and thus she ultimately decided not to go through with another surgery. So she went to Paul and Terry because she was hoping they could fix what she calls are her saggy baggies and Terry for one believed that he could. READ MORE...

Botched Recap 7/23/17: Season 4 Episode 6 “4000cc’s and Counting”

George went to the doctors because he had three eyebrows. He had unfortunately suffered an accident when he was younger and was riding on a moped without a helmet. But he later woke up in the hospital with a nasty scar on his forehead and the scar had seemingly divided one eyebrow into two. So George hadn’t liked that. He had asked the doctors not long after his accident if there was anything they could do and he had been told that he needed to give his skin some time to heal however he went three years without doing anything and had only changed his mind recently after he had had his daughter. George had wanted to get his scar fixed before his daughter could remember it or realize that other people looked at him differently. However, the method to fixing his scar was also going to come with some looks because Paul had thought that the best treatment for George would be tissue expanders. READ MORE...

Botched Recap 7/16/17: Season 4 Episode 5 “Twin Terrors”

Liberty was a new patient for Terry and Paul and, unfortunately, she had gone to them because of complications stemming from birth. Liberty was born with a cleft lip which was when there were openings or splits in the roof of the mouth and lip. But Liberty has also had several surgeries to correct her cleft lip beginning from when she was two months old with further surgeries just corrected whatever might have been at risk or forgotten. So the cleft lip was taken care of and she had hoped that would be the end of it however, Liberty then began experiencing problems with her nose. Her nose leaned towards one side. The nostril they had closed up when she was a baby was still smaller than the other and so the nose leaned towards the left. However, Liberty had tried to get the problem fixed with a different plastic surgeon and initially it had looked like fine. So it wasn’t until afterward that it began to lean towards the left again and so she had tried to make her peace with it at first though the many years of getting looked at and being ridiculed did cause a significant amount of damage when she was younger. READ MORE...

Botched Recap 7/9/17: Season 4 Episode 4 “To Implant or Not to Implant…”

Sarah’s case was rather unfortunate. She had apparently developed at an early age and had wanted to release some of the pressure that had put on her back however she had gone to Thailand for surgery and the surgery hadn’t gone as planned. The doctor as it turns out had actually put implants in rather than make her chest smaller and he had also given her an unusual lift. But the implants themselves had added to the stress that was already on Sarah’s back and having misshapen breasts hadn’t helped her situation. The young woman then began experiencing the occasional numbness on one side of her chests and that would often to translate to her arm on that side being numb as well. However, what was a grave concern had been the fact that Sarah had done everything that the doctor had said and he had blown her off when she next saw him to complain about all the problems she was experiencing. So Sarah had tried to live with her implants and they had simply gotten worse over time. The implants had been way too high and they hadn’t been laid on her chests well at all. READ MORE...

Botched Recap 6/25/17: Season 4 Episode 2 “Comic Proportions”

Connie is twenty-seven and on tonight’s episode of "Botched" it was revealed that she had something called "Hearty Butt". The "Hearty Butt" came about after Connie was feeling self-conscious about her weight after having a baby and had gotten plastic surgery because she thought that would help. But the doctor had botched Connie’s surgery. He had taken all the fat from Connie’s liposuction and had injected into her butt however it developed into something resembling a heart shape. So at first the doctor had wanted Connie to wait and see in case the butt was just swollen and, when the butt still seemed to be heart-shaped, the doctor had decided to go in again. However, the doctor had gone ahead to repeat the same procedure without fixing what was clearly a problem. So that didn’t change the shape of Connie’s butt. It remained heart-shaped and Connie felt ashamed of what that doctor did to her, though with a couple of years to think about things, Connie felt that she was ready to brave surgery again and had gone to Paul and Terry to see if they could help her. And the guys truly wanted to help. Just Connie’s situation turned out to be worse than anyone thought. READ MORE...

Botched Premiere Recap 6/18/17: Season 4 Episode 1 “The Boob Fountain of Youth”

The doctors were back for an all new season and the first patient they meant was a woman that wanted to become Barbie. She had apparently fallen in love with the exaggerated Barbie look and has spent most of her adult life trying to be as perfect as the doll we all loved and grew up. But Martina Big had taken things a little too far. She had gotten her breast augmented on several occasions because she had wanted them to be bigger and bigger every time however doing so had made her top heavy. "Top Heavy" is when a woman’s chest is so large that it looks like she would tip over. However, one of the things that can make women look "top heavy" would be a lack of hips and/or butt. So Martina had gone to Doctors Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow to even out her look though naturally both were concerned about their patient’s need for extremes. Especially as they’ve seen this sort of thing before. The doctors have dealt with patient that were willing to risk their lives just to get a certain look and so it fell on them to be the bad guys. They had told patients that if they did anymore that they could experience health problems for the rest of their lives and that surgery wasn’t worth it. READ MORE...