A Florida woman has been hospitalized for over a month after receiving facial injections from an improperly licensed salon owner, police say.

Edna Viviana Ayala, the 39-year-old owner of Viviana's Body Secrets Spa in Doral, has been arrested after allegedly injecting Isabel Gonzalez with a substance that left her face infected and deformed.

Gonzalez reportedly paid $890 for two rounds of what she believed were vitamin treatments, NBC Miami reports.

About 5 days after the second round of injections, Gonzalez began to experience swelling, itching, redness and infection. Ayala initially helped Gonzales seek medical attention, but soon began avoiding her client and stopped returning her calls.

Gonzalez's condition continued to worsen and she checked herself into an emergency room. She has been hospitalized since then, according to Local 10 Miami.

Officials soon learned that Ayala was not licensed to perform the injection, which is considered a medical procedure. She was arrested on Thursday on charges of aggravated battery, practicing medicine without a license, practicing massage without a license and causing serious injury by practicing as a health care professional without a license.

Ayala's attorney maintains that the salon owner never injected Gonzales with anything at all.

Ayala has been released from jail after posting $21,000 bond on Friday.

Though the health department has shut down Viviana's Body Secrets Spa, the business' website -- which boasts, "Your love[d] ones will definitely notice a difference in you.' -- is still up.

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