An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) based in Dubai has died after allegedly undergoing a breast enlargement procedure via injection.
A report in 24 Oras on Saturday said that the OFW, known only by her initials “L.M.,” reportedly received the breast enlargement injection from an unlicensed doctor.
L.M., who hailed from Mexico, Pampanga, had worked as a beautician in Dubai.
Authorities are currently attempting to track down the suspect, which they discovered was also a Filipino.
The Philippine consulate has since issued a reminder to the public, warning them against illegal medical services.
“The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates reminds all Filipinos not to transact with persons who are unlicensed to provide medical services especially cosmetic procedures which may result to injury, disability or death,” the advisory read.
—Jessica Bartolome/ALG, GMA News