A woman has opened up about her decision to see a plastic surgeon for breast shaping surgery, only to wake from the procedure with a 'Kardashian bum' she didn't want.
Lyubov Laufer, a clinical psychologist from Russia, revealed the "nightmare" has ruined her life, the traumatic experience also leaving her with “wonky boobs”.
“I have lost everything - my job and my family as I cannot sleep in the same room as my husband," the mother of three said.
The 45-year-old had already had a successful treatment to remove breast implants after seven years due to inflammation.
But the problems began when the surgeon then convinced her to undergo another procedure - lipofilling, which means grafting her own fat to improve her breast shape.
She travelled four hours for the surgery to where the doctor is mainly based, only to be told minutes before the treatment the medic’s colleague would perform the $7,000 surgery instead.
Lyubov said she “cried” about the change but decided to go ahead, discussing where the fat would be removed from. She also explained that she did agree if there was any excess, it would go to her buttocks, but was appalled when she realised how big her derrière had become after the operation.
"Everything froze in me," she said, adding she woke from the procedure in in “excruciating pain” and requiring oxygen as she suffered “convulsions”.
"I felt horror when I saw my breasts, and huge fear in my soul about how I would live with it.
"And forgive me Kim Kardashian, but I woke up with my buttocks a terrifying size that I had not asked for. Even in my worst dream, I could not dream of a Kardashian-like bum on my slender body."
Lyubov, who only weighs 55kg, said she ended up having two litres of fat had been taken from different places in her body, and mostly injected into her buttocks.
Back in Moscow, doctors were shocked at the damage to her body with 'holes and tunnels' under her scarred skin.
"My husband is afraid to hug me," she said, revealing her partner is actually also a doctor.
"It looks as if my abdomen was torn in two, my breasts became wonky, different shapes and distorted. It's a nightmare."
When she revealed her story on social media, the doctor sued her in a Russian court - but lost. His clinic declined to comment on the case, reported local news outlet Komsomolskaya Pravda.
She is now taking action against the doctor via the ethics committee of the Russian Society of Plastic Surgeons amid a finding of 'multiple errors' in the surgery.
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