LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A Los Angeles woman is speaking out about a botched plastic surgery that left her with symmastia, or a “uniboob.”

Dinora Rodriguez, a 40-year-old stay-at-home mom, woke up in horror after undergoing a routine surgery to swap out her old breast implants.

“My breasts looked really bad,” she told MSNBC. “It looked like I had one big breast instead of two. And the pain was terrible.”

Rodriguez says her surgeon, who was recommended by a friend, also operated on her eyes without her permission. She says they no longer close properly.

Her breasts have since been fixed by a board-certified surgeon, and a lawsuit has been resolved in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Comments (102)
  1. CB says:


      1. Patty C. says:

        Dinora, how happy i am for you. if i can be help on this matter please contact me. i have been mentially, emotionally and physically scared for life, from A “Surgeon” who i come to find out was in the process of LEARNING when he did some work on me. i couldnt find an attornery back then and one i spoke to most recent said “he’s a Lisenced surgeon, but did not say board certified. he messed up my body and put my breast ontop of the muscle so now i look like i have fat growing out from my armpits. i’am not a large person. i have hit dead ends everytime ive tried to seek help. i dont know who or where you went to, but i wouldnt mind speaking to him as iam scared of anyone to correct it. i spent money i had saved for this and told him just what i wanted, he did what he wanted. i had a beautiful hourglass figure, just wanted alittle removed from my thighs, but now i’m disfigured and he has taken my money. i was so uneven i had to go back to try and fix it this was all before i didnt know it would not settle well, he charged me again “for the waste” he said. try to email me back from this please.

    1. freecheese says:

      Two fake reports. MSNBC and fake boobies.
      As a man, I would like to tell women that I detest those fake things. They feel like footballs, and look VERY abnormanl . Like making love to a department store maniquin.
      I read a article from a head shrink who surveyed women who had fake boobs. He discoverd that most women who do this are divorced, drinkers of different degrees, and almost always, heavy smokers. Just the kind of woman I wouldn’t take home to meet mother

      1. John says:

        But as the attention seeking wh**res they are, they do make excellent one-night-stands.

      2. whodidit21 says:

        sorry cheese, iam not a smoker, a drinker, or any of those negative comments you said. some woman do it for their men. Now some i do agree are extreme and outrageous. a more natural look is how i see them especially for someone who may not have any or for a mother of a few children that just wants to look like she once did. so look at it from that angle. that woman wasnt large just wanted to keep looking good for her man. come on you know if you had the right one you might think different, and there are some.

  2. Dad says:

    How can they post such a story without photographic evidence to support it?

    1. ed says:

      You just want to se a great big boob. admit it!

  3. Slow news day, eh? If the problems were fixed, and her lawsuit settled, this probably happened years ago.

    1. Ewe Jankass says:

      So what else did the slimeball do while she was out? Hmm….lucky she didn’t wake up as a man.

  4. Jake says:

    where is the photo? Come on!

    1. moa_21 says:

      maybe she was too horrified to show it

  5. lala63 says:

    Wait … let me get this straight a doctor worked on her eyes without her permission? How does THAT happen? Oh, unless maybe when he was creating her boob, he decided to do her eyes also? Sounds like she has money to take care of all of this though since she is able to be a stay at home mom who had money for a boob job. Must be nice. But of course, she will also be suing all of the people remotely involved in this fiasco – so her husband will be able to now stay at home too! America is great isn’t it! Yay! Good times!

    1. Squadron911 says:

      I guess this is better than going in for an eye job and getting a little “EXTRA”!!!

      K/H D

    2. Joe says:

      He was trying to fix it so she wouldn’t notice.

    3. ed says:

      You really have to watch these body shops today for unauthorized work.

  6. Chris says:

    “Her breasts have since been fixed by a board-certified surgeon…”

    At what time did it seem like a good idea to her to go to a NON certified surgeon??

    1. Kely says:

      HA HA HA!
      I thought the same thing!

    2. Nick says:

      After she wound up with two great knockers and a ton of money.

    3. Fubar says:

      You’d have to be one big boob to get surgery from a NON certified surgeon…

  7. DAX says:

    Stupid for getting implants in the first place.

    1. Jay says:

      Here here! FInally a comment that speaks the truth. Her money would have been better spent seeing a shrink to figure out why she has such self-image and self-esteem issues that she thought it was best fixed with plastic surgery (as is the case with SO many people!)

  8. denise says:

    At least the truth in advertising announce they’re FAKE PLASTIC ARTIFICAL now.
    And that she has zero self esteem.

  9. minfbg says:

    Her first boob-job must have replaced her brain with silicon.

  10. Fanny Forbes Franklen says:

    “The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.” – Josef Mengele —– http://911essentials.com

  11. charlie says:

    wonder if she’s single ? i only have 1 hand, we’ll fit perfectly.

    1. Craigster says:

      Spot on … or should I say hand on! For those of us with two hands I guess we can handle a whopper!

  12. andy says:

    Find a cyclops and you have a match-made-in-heaven.

  13. 45ACP says:

    A lesson for every woman that has ever uttered the words “hey, my eyes are up here”. A 40y.o. stay-at-home-mom “needs” implants…really? AND is looking to cheap-out to boot!

  14. Ed Cole says:

    Jim, did YOU read the article? It is in California, and she has a Hispanic surname. Not only will the kids go to college, but mom or the kids won’t pay a dime. The five or six people still employed in CA, and too stupid to have not moved out of the state yet are going to pay every cent for those kids to attend college, and for them to graduate with a degree while not learning a single thing, because the universities only care about keeping their enrollment and graduation stats looking good, and will pass the kids no matter how poorly they perform.

    1. Boetica says:

      Got that right, Ed. It’s the way it works in California.

  15. richie kotzen says:

    A sad fate of a wanna be ho…

  16. Jace says:

    Is this woman married?

    1. bai pon kee says:

      well they SAID that she has just one big boob!!

      1. Jeanie Ader says:


  17. dragnet says:

    Pics or it didn’t happen.

  18. Rob H. says:

    Then don’t get breast implants, DITZ.

  19. Booby Squeezer says:

    Maybe the doctor wanted to make her cross eyed so her one boob would LOOK like two!

  20. Isaac Arron Malone says:

    Patriotic boobies.United they stand, divided they fall.

    1. ed says:

      OH OH OH that is soooo wrong yet sooooo funny!

  21. Kristen Lumbato says:

    And one more thing.

    She claims the doctor did her eyes without permission? So this doctor just decided to use his costly medical equipment and time “out of charity”? He didn’t think she would be upset by that? LOL

    This is so laughable. She makes me sick.

  22. GozieBoy says:

    This doc is like that kindly old garage mechanic who happened to see a problem with the headlights while working on the grill, and thought he would just fix it while he was at it for free. Problem is that she needed a dome light.

  23. Supsukka says:

    You must have been a latch-key kid.

  24. gron says:

    Pictures or it didn’t happen

  25. jasperddbgghost says:

    Wasn’t she in that movie “Kung-Pow and the order of the fist” ?

  26. captain uniboob says:

    pic or it didnt happen

  27. odd bosom lover says:

    Oozes awesomeness. Any odd number boob is a fine thing indeed. Reminds me of the 3 tittied mutant lady from Total Recall. 1, 3,5, boobies are better than even number boobies!

  28. KBF says:

    Your definition of a stay at home mom is sad. Obviously you don’t see the value in a woman raising her own children. This woman is a sad example, but I am a stay at home mom of 4 and I guarantee I work harder now than when I had a full time job. My kids are happier and doing better in school.
    I will give you the benefit of the doubt and assume you mean that your translation only applies to her. If that’s the case, then yes, she is probably not really a full time mother if she’s out and about getting her boobs and eyes done (come on lady, you knew he was going to do your eyes and just leave it off the books).

  29. lastfrance says:

    How many guys really like these fake boobs and plastic faces anyway? She looks like a blow up doll with a clown face.

  30. uniball says:

    I sense a new porn flick coming on!

    1. ed says:

      Attack of Boobzilla?

      1. Guess Who says:


  31. Wild Bill says:

    Seems to me you can save money on bras…they’ll always be two for one.

  32. dam says:

    I hear they’re hiring at the Last Resort in Venusville.

  33. salt says:

    “…after undergoing a routine surgery to swap out her old breast implants.”
    What? like a tire rotation…

  34. Danbury says:

    There once was a lady from Knizes,
    Who had breasts of two different sizes.
    The one that was small,
    Was nothing at all,
    But the other was large, and won prizes!

  35. Barbara White says:

    And this is headline news …. WHY???????????????? Because Americans don’t care about what is really going on in the world…………+

  36. Charles U. Farley says:

    Vanity, thy name is woman…

  37. Vink says:

    How the hell do you motorboat a uniboob!?

    1. Capt America says:

      up and down instead of side to side.

  38. Alexis says:

    Before anyone contemplates cosmetic surgery, they should seek out only the best surgeons with a proven track record, and even then it is best to do things conservatively. Equally important is to do prior research about risks versus benefits and make the decision to proceed slowly. I had to have some plastic surgery due to an accident in childhood. At age 45, I inteviewed three highly qualified surgeons, with all the proper credentials, did my due dilligence then proceeded. My doctor told me his philosophy was to be very conservative and in his opinion, “less was more”. He also charged me twice what all the other fine doctors quoted, but my confidence in this man was way beyond what anyone could have expected. Even then, I had some minor problems. This is the risk one takes when one decides to undergo such surgery. You have to have realistic expectations and know yourself well. Looking back, I would not have changed anything as I know he did the best he could and it turned out wonderful after a minor revision or two. I also appreciate if I hadn’t chosen this truly gifted surgeon to care for my face, I cringe what someone less qualified would have been able to do. Do your homework and seek only the best doctors as you only have one body, and cost should not be the determining factor. If you can’t afford to do it the best way, don’t do it at all.

  39. Mary S says:

    Why do women subject themselves to breast implants anyway? It is painful, dangerous and a horrible waste of money. I wish more women could be confidante about their appearance without large, fake boobs.

  40. leslie says:

    Maybe she should have gone to a board certified surgeon in the first place.

  41. Boetica says:

    Hey, is that Meg Whitman’s former nanny?

  42. Flower Child says:

    So is stay at home mom another term for welfare mother? Did the taxpayers of this state pay for her boobs?

  43. wgaf says:

    Two t!tty jobs by forty? I don’t think this b!tch is staying at home.

  44. octoboob says:

    Was it “Total Recall” where the alien had 3 boobs. I think there’s something kinda kinky about 1, 3, 4, 6 or 8. Walk this way.

  45. Guess Who says:

    I suspect another strip mall, turd world “surgeon”, the type that will inject silicone caulking into your a ss.

  46. Barack Mugabe says:

    Uniboob? Did they steal that nickname from the two clowns in the White House?

  47. Doug Glass says:

    So the two bit b i m b o isn’t satisfied? DILLIGAFF?

  48. Emery says:

    For some reason I don’t feel sorry for her……. at all.

  49. Ilene Little says:

    Come on, ladies, do your homework when it comes to selecting a surgeon for anything — Friend referral, REALLY? This just goes to prove there are bad surgeons and poor outcomes in every country; the U.S. is not an exception. Yes, the problem was fixed, but who needs the trauma?

  50. Mom of 4 says:

    Unless this woman has had breast cancer, or her breasts were left deformed after years of breast-feeding (that happened to a friend of mine), why in the world would she even consider implants? I’ve always been small busted, and yes, it bothered me when I was in my 20’s and 30’s. I am now in my 50’s, and I am SO glad I had small breasts! So many of my friends are hanging to their belly buttons, have shoulder and neck problems because they sag so low. In all honesty, mine look so much better now than they did 30 years ago! Leave them alone, ladies! It’s not worth the pain or the money. And if your man is obsessed with you having big breasts, get rid of him. He’s the loser, not you.

    1. Thomas says:

      Hear hear. The truth is, most guys dislike artificial breasts. Most of the men I know will happily take natural “small” boobs over fake ones, any day.

      The only men who want their chicks to have implants are cheeseball types, the ones who are still driving red sports cars at age 40 and whatnot. You’ll usually find them in on some sort of scheme or hustle, and “molding” a woman into some desired image is just one of them.

  51. badboobjob says:

    It’s one of a kind.

  52. Fred says:

    its okay honey, I only got one mouth

  53. Javier says:

    Good News!…Now she is dating a MAN with only one arm!!!!!

  54. Madeline says:

    Take a look at the picture. Where is she going with that eyebrow pencil?! LOL!

  55. Marc M says:

    I don’t have any sympathy…

    You could always just not get elective surgery?

  56. Maud St James says:

    It’s not nice to fool around with Mother Nature.

    She should have been content with what she had.

  57. glenp says:

    looks like she got some serious hoo hahs now

  58. tcot says:

    Why is this on Drudge as news? Maybe you should change your name to “News For Boobs!”

  59. GD says:

    She was getting them swapped out? Just go to Jiffy Lube for a synthetic lubricant change. Why does a stay at home ho need these? How vane and stupid. Enjoy your uniboob.

  60. Big B says:

    That answers the ago old question: do you go right first or left go left?

    I know a bit crude, and really not making fun of this poor woman’s plight, well maybe a little, but most are out their laughing secretly

  61. Hank Warren says:

    Illegals suing doctors, yet another violation of our rights. Add it to the list of gov’t violations of our rights:
    They violate the 1st Amendment by placing protesters in cages, banning books like “America Deceived II” and censoring the internet.
    They violate the 2nd Amendment by confiscating guns.
    They violate the 4th and 5th Amendment by molesting airline passengers.
    They violate the entire Constitution by starting undeclared wars for foreign countries.
    Impeach Obama, vote for Ron Paul.
    (Last link of Banned Book):

  62. Gene Asbury says:

    If you watch the video you will see that she states there is a gup in her eyes. I bet you this woman went to a hispanic surgeon first.

    This is all further proof on how cowardly Americans are. 40 million illxgals break into your country. Apply for benefits, get a job and pay little or no taxes while living in a sanctuary city. Have a few kids of course on the taxpayers the have a operation and sue the surgeon and be on easy street. Maybe have enough money for a nice place in Mexico. Yup Americans sure are cowardly.

  63. sscarzz says:

    Stay at home mom? Yeah right, Vain people don’t hide what they just paid for.

  64. krg says:

    Perhaps she should have done some research on her surgeon before letting him do the surgery. And “uniboob” is a risk of implants that anyone getting them would know about if they actually did some research.

    Unless she can prove that he did something negligent she should be on her own. Live and learn.