Doctor uses leeches to save nipples from dying

A doctor used leeches to save nipples that were about to die during breast enlargement surgery.

Doctor uses leeches to save nipples from dying

A doctor used leeches to save nipples that were about to die during breast enlargement surgery.

The plastic surgeon says the slimy blood suckers can be a life saver to the pinky peaks on a woman's breasts.

Speaking about his experiences on the operating table, Dr Anthony Youn said: "I've used leeches to save nipples that were about to die... Leeches act as a 'vein' to drain out the clogged up blood. All plastic surgeons have them in their 'back pocket' in case all hell breaks loose and the surgery goes down the tubes."

He continued: "I've counselled women who had industrial strength silicone injected into them in hotel rooms, I've seen maggot infested wounds, I almost got lice from a patient.

"I've seen genital warts the size of cauliflower heads, and have had patients hit on me."

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