American Society of Plastic Surgeons issues new warning over butt lift surgery

Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the potential dangers of the plastic surgery trend that is skyrocketing in popularity, as a board of experts issues a new and urgent warning.
3:42 | 08/02/18

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