USA TODAY: Dr. Onyewu on the Downside of Illicit Buttock Injections

Many men and women flock to “pumping parties” to get their faces and bodies injected with industrial-grade substances by unlicensed physicians. Little do they know, the side effects of “getting pumped” may be irreversible or fatal. Dr. Chukwuemeka Onyewu, head surgeon at Jamachi Plastic Surgery & Medi-Spa in Silver Spring, MD, is the go-to plastic surgeon for correcting botched procedures performed abroad. On USA TODAY, he warns of the dangers of illicit butt injections.