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According to police, a Dallas woman was arrested for allegedly giving illegal butt injections without having a medical license.
Denise Rochelle Ross, 43, known as “Wee Wee” had been wanted for practicing medicine without a license and she turned herself in to authorities Wednesday. Authorities are still searching for her alleged aide, Jimmy Joe Clark.
According to court records, Ross was being held on a $50,000 bond and police are not sure if she had yet entered a plea in the case.
Ross allegedly set up an appointment with a “patient” over the phone who said they would pay $520 for her first butt injection session, according to the arrest affidavit. During the appointment, Ross allegedly injected a substance into one buttock and her accomplice Clark allegedly injected it into the other. While explaining the procedure they were vague about what they do. Ross allegedly said it was water-based liquid saline and then said it was Hydro Gel.
Their patient “felt intense pain and was told to be quiet after screaming in agony,” the affidavit says. Allegedly, afterward Ross and Clark closed the injection holes with super glue and cotton balls to keep any of the liquid from spilling out. They gave the patient two tubes of the glue to take home.
ABC News spoke with Dr. Scot Glasberg, president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, he said illegal cosmetic procedures are on the rise among people hoping for a Kim Kardashian rear end while looking to save money.
The procedure is harmful because it’s not done with medical-grade silicon, instead it’s done with the type of silicon used in construction. Dr. Glasberg, said the most common side effects of this procedure are pain from scar tissue and infection, but there have been cases where the patient experiences excessive bleeding or the injectable material goes through the blood stream to the lungs.
“If you walk into a garage or a basement or a dimly lit little room somewhere, your natural instinct should be to walk away, to run away,” Glasberg told ABC News. “The downside of a little saving on cost is, potentially, your life.”
Attempts by ABC News to reach Ross’ family members were unsuccessful.