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Plastic Surgeon Makes Video for Kids

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The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

A plastic surgeon in Miami is trying a quirky marketing hook with a video starring a child “doctor” advising children to take care of their mother after she has a butt lift, the Broward Palm Beach New Times reports. Dr. Constantino Mendieta uploaded the video below to YouTube. The video stresses the importance of rest, fluid and supportive undergarments, and reminds children “the quicker she heals, the quicker you can go back to being a be a pain in the [beep]."

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