Recently a client died at Mia Aesthetics' (multiple locations) Miami location. According to NBC Miami, Danea Plasencia passed away. The outlet reports that she was receiving a Brazilian butt lift. It is reported that Sergio Alvarez M.D., board-certified plastic surgeon and a founder of Mia Aesthetics was performing the surgery. Mia Aesthetics is known for its personalized and affordable plastic surgery clinics, and it recently opened the Miami location, which is known to be a hotspot for aesthetic procedures. Mia Aesthetics has released the following statement:
"We are deeply saddened to share that an incident occurred at our Miami clinic on Friday, May 10, resulting in the tragic loss of one of our patients during a surgical procedure. Our condolences, love and support go out to her family during this difficult time."
"Throughout our years of operations and thousands of procedures performed, this is the first and only fatality we have endured. Our team is devastated by this tragedy and feels that each and every one of our patients is part of our family. We strive to provide the most advanced plastic surgery treatment for our patients. Each of our surgeons is board-certified or board-eligible by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and we are constantly evaluating our practices to ensure our patients receive the safest and best care. Despite these practices, serious surgery comes with the risk of rare, unintended and tragic results."
"We are fully dedicated to investigating why last week's tragedy occurred. We will be fully transparent with our patients and with the public as more details emerge."