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“I almost lost my sight and my life”: the incredible story of a former candidate from “Koh-Lanta”


Cassandre Girard, adventurer of the TF1 show in 2016 and 2018, tells how a cosmetic surgery operation almost turned into a tragedy.

Appearing in season 15 of


in Thailand broadcast in 2016 on TF1 then in the all-star edition “Le Combat des heroes” in 2018,

Cassandre Girard

had returned to live in Australia after her last adventure.

Between modeling and her debut in the world of comedy, the 30-year-old displays her fulfillment on her social networks alongside her companion Julien.

Wednesday evening, the former participant of the game hosted by Denis Brogniart wanted to reveal this personal story where she

“almost lost her sight and her life”


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After a failed nose operation three and a half years ago that made her lose self-confidence, Cassandre had the opportunity to correct the situation with injections of hyaluronic acid.

A protocol not without risk that she renewed two years later.

And if the first session had gone perfectly, the second turned into a nightmare.

Shortly after her injections, her vision became blurred and, despite the nurse's rapid intervention, she was rushed to Sydney Eye Hospital.

“At this point, I start to lose my sight

,” she says on Instagram.

Thanks to the injection of a product to dissolve the hyaluronic acid present in her body, Cassandre's state of health has improved.

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“The hyaluronic acid had traveled through a blood vessel in my brain, altering my optic nerve

,” she explains.

The very fact that I could still see was because the cosmetic nurse injected me with the antidote minutes after it happened.

Without the rapid intervention of doctors, the former candidate of” Koh-Lanta “risked a fatal stroke.

After a few weeks of surveillance, with regular appointments at the hospital, Cassandre suffered the moral repercussions of this experience.

“I decided to be my number one priority to be able to heal, and it was a long and complicated process.

Depression hit hard

, she testifies.

Feeling alone and misunderstood, she trained as a yoga teacher who introduced her to people who

“allowed her to heal”


Source: lefigaro

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