They fulfilled many a woman's dreams by filling her chest with industrial-grade silicone instead of medical-grade gel, according to French authorities who have been investigating the case since 2010.
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Going under the knife for any reason can be scary and dangerous. But doing it for beauty is always questionable and when you have an illegal cosmetologist doing the surgery, there are often likely to be problems, big ones.
Dallas housewife Sheyla Hershey is carrying a gallon of silicone in her ample triple FFF breasts. Having already undergone 8 implant surgeries, and winning Brazil's "largest breasts" award Hershey says she wants more. But will surgeons say no way?
File photo: Navy doctors perform reconstructive surgery on a 21-year-old patient
ICONIC: A giant neon likeness of pioneering topless dancer/singer Carol Doda with giant red-tipped neon breasts, seen above left in 1973, graced the front of the Condor nightclub in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood for decades
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Black silicon is a synthetic nanomaterial with antibacterial properties.