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ABC News Story of Mother Injecting Daughter with Botox May be a Hoax

Dr. Philip Miller

Dr. Philip Miller

May 21, 2018

New York Facial Filler Anti-AgingLast week we blogged regarding a story about a mother, “Kerry Campbell”, who appeared on an ABC News story because she was giving her 8-year old daughter Botox injections to compete in beauty pageants. This story had become a viral sensation leaving many people outraged and bloggers and tweeters chatting up a storm (even we found it to be peculiar). However, in a strange twist this story may have actually been a hoax. According to TMZ.com, a woman by the name of Sheena Upton said in a sworn declaration to a California court that the tabloid newspaper called, “The Sun” paid her $200 to pose under a pseudonym “Kerry Campbell” and fabricate this story. The Sun denies claims they knowingly published a false story & Sherry Upton made these claims to the California court after Child Protection Services intervened. Sherry Upton was quoted saying, “The truth is that I have never given my daughter Botox, nor allowed her to get any type of waxing, nor is she a beauty pageant contestant.” Additionally, her daughter was examined by a doctor at UCLA & it was confirmed that she never received Botox. This story appears to be getting stranger by the day.

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Dr. Philip Miller

Dr. Philip Miller

Dr. Philip Miller is a New York facial plastic surgeon known for pioneering the NatraLook methodology for rhinoplasty, facelifts, necklifts, and more.

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Dr. Philip Miller and his team of New York's top rated facial plastic surgery experts provide custom cosmetic treatment plans that include a combination of minimally-invasive techniques and advanced procedures, to help each patient achieve the Aesthetic Confidence® they desire. Our unique NatraFace™ approach to facial rejuvenation includes the following effective procedures:

Eyelid Plastic Surgery

Dr. Miller and Kaylyn Plum, PA-C provide patients with Manhattan's #1 customized care and treatment for smooth, supple skin that brightens the eyes and revitalizes the face. With our NatraFace™ approach, we utilize a combination of effective aesthetic techniques tailored to suit each patient’s needs. We offer:

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Dr. Miller and his staff of NYC's best aesthetic specialists offer the NatraNose® process, which is a comprehensive range of minimally-invasive and advanced techniques to achieve natural-looking rhinoplasty results, improve nasal function, and meet the patient’s aesthetic goals. Dr. Miller specializes in nose jobs, nose reductions, non-surgical nose jobs, and more: Adjust the links in these sections as follows:

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Widely acclaimed for our broad range of flawless skincare solutions, Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS and his team of aesthetic specialists offer customized skincare treatment plans to achieve healthy, natural-looking results. As part of our NatraLook™ process, the following procedures may be performed individually or in combination with more advanced surgical treatments for optimal rejuvenation.

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Tune into The Plastic Surgery Podcast, hosted by facial plastic surgeon Dr. Philip Miller. Dr. Miller is here to answer your questions, de-mystify plastic surgery, and help you feel more knowledgeable and empowered about any procedure performed at our center.

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