Following the death of DC Young Fly’s partner, Jacky Oh who speculatively died from complications of a “mommy makeover.” Observers cast doubt about the procedure with many labeling it ‘unsafe.’
With his livelihood threatened, Dr. Zachary Okhah who has performed countless number of body-altering surgeries, including Jacky Oh’s has come out to defend the procedure. In a text-only post shared on Instagram Friday, his first since Jacky Oh’s unfortunate death, Dr. Zach assured clients that his practice was safe. However, he failed to acknowledge Ms. Jacky Oh’s death.
“To all my past, current and prospective patients, PH-1 Miami remains devoted to the highest quality medical care. All aesthetic procedures are performed in a hygienically safe environment to universally recognized medical standards,” he wrote. “I am relentlessly committed to advancing techniques in the realm of plastic surgery.”
Okhah’s statement finished, “Most importantly, my staff and I ensure that each patient is vetted, prepped and treated according to their individual patient history prior to any surgery. Our mission is to help our patients achieve the best possible results in the safest and most medically appropriate way possible.”
As already reported on Rap Aesthetics, Jacky Oh was found unresponsive in her Miami hotel room, weeks after her cosmetic surgery with Dr. Zach. First responders transported her to Mercy Hospital in Coconut Grove, where she was pronounced dead. She was 32 years old.
A BET Media Group spokesperson confirmed her passing in a post shared to Wild N’ Out’s Facebook page.
“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Jacklyn Smith, known to the world as Jacky Oh, a talented Wild N’ Out family member whose impact will be forever treasured and missed,’ the spokesperson said. ‘Jacky Oh was a loving friend and beloved colleague of the Wild N’ Out cast throughout five seasons.”
The statement continued: “More importantly, she was a tremendous mother to three beautiful children.
“The BET Media Group extends our sincere condolences to the Smith family, DC Young Fly, B Simone, Nick Cannon, and all friends who loved and cared for Jacky Oh during this difficult time.”
The former cast member of the MTV show Wild ‘N Out, was laid to rest on Saturday (June 10), at the Jackson Memorial Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Comedian and actor DC Young Fly, with whom she had 3 children, paid tribute to her in a faith based eulogy.