Danea Plasencia, a resident of Florida and mother of three young children, died on May 10, 2019, after undergoing a procedure for a Brazilian butt lift. She was 28 years old.
Plasencia had the procedure performed at a plastic surgery clinic located in South Florida.
In an interview with WTVJ, family members said the procedure was completed by the doctor when she had complications.
Plasencia’s grandfather, Marcio C. Ferez stated that the procedure was finished and they transferred her to a stretcher. When that happened, she turned blue suddenly.
On May 10 at approximately 11:15 a.m. ET, a call was placed to the Miami-Dade police from Mia Aesthetics in Miami on Southwest 72nd Street after Plasencia went into respiratory distress.
Plasencia was transported to Baptist Hospital where she died.
WTVJ received a statement from the clinic stating:
The clinic has performed thousands of procedures throughout our many years of operations, and we have never had a fatality before today.
Our entire team is extremely devastated by this horrible tragedy, and we all feel our patients are family members.
We have always strived to provide the most advanced and best plastic surgery procedures for all patients.
All of our surgeons on staff are board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
We continuously re-evaluate our practices to ensure all our patients receive the best and safest care.
Despite everything we do, all surgery comes with risks. The clinic is dedicated to helping with the investigation regarding why the tragedy with Plasencia occurred.
The clinic will be transparent with the clinic’s patients as more details emerge.
Plasencia is survived by her three children ages 1, 5 and 9.
Written by Barbara Sobel
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