After years of debating and researching and lurking, I finally decided to go through with a rhinoplasty. I made a list of every surgery I have ever wanted and realized that this--by far--tops the list.
Admittedly, I have never had a terrible nose and never heard anything but positive comments on it. Most people would never guess that I have ever wanted a nose job because I don't talk about it... more
I am a male in my mid twenties, who had been considering rhinoplasty for quite some time. My nose always had a droopy tip, a crooked nasal bone, and a hump that gave it a very unattractive appearance --that resembled a hook. In addition, I also had a deviated septum.
Prior to moving forward with Dr. Mehta, I have had the opportunity to attend several consultations with different doctors. Dr.... more
I had my rhinoplasty done with Dr. Most almost 1.5 months ago, and I can't be more pleased with the results.
I had thought about getting a rhinoplasty for a few years. In my opinion, my nose was slightly too bulbous for the rest of my face, and it had a slight hump. It wasn't ugly but I felt it distracted from my eyes and my face as a whole. So I went on several consultations with plastic... more
I'm 24 now, but ever since I was 6 years old and I first saw my side profile in a mirror I have hated the way my nose looks. I think about it whenever I meet someone new - I’m thinking that all they see is a giant talking nose, which I know is ridiculous. I know it sounds totally obsessive, self-indulgent and vain, but it does and always has kept me from being happy. Ever since I can... more
I have trouble breathing and hate my nose at the same time, ever since I was a teenager. My parents and siblings have very different noses than I, and it makes me very self conscious. My main problem is the flaring of my nostrils and the almost extreme notching.
1st DR consultation:
I went to a PS and towards the end of the second consultation he was unsure he would be able to fix the... more
Hello Good Folks,
I had Rhinoplasty a week ago and just got my cast of yesterday. I am and un-happy with how its looking now. I wanted to share with people that can relate and offer advise. It was a Open Rhinoplasty to correct a small hump as well as a deviated tip. I like everything about my new nose but I am unhappy and unconfident about the un-even nostrils and still see a little... more
I hated my nose as I can remember .
I found a doctor appointed to-day operations, but now I'm not sure that I need it. There are fears and concerns that will be worse than it is.
Fears emerged after the deposit paid ?nd the appointed day of surgery.I do not know what to do. I'm afraid
I decided not make rhinoplasty yet ,I decided to listen to your advice and thank you so... more
I have my rhinoplasty/septoplasty scheduled for next year. Honestly, it has been torture waiting to have the procedure just because of the excitement but I think that booking it so far out (completely my choice) has forced me to think about any refinements I want to make in the choices that the doctor and I already discussed. Booking it so far out has also given me time to let the reality of... more
I've wanted a rhinoplasty since I was a child. However, I've thus far been in school (to get my bachelor's, and then my doctorate)- as a huge proponent of delayed gratification, I chose to wait until all my schooling was done to get my "dream" procedure.
I've been looking into the rhinoplasty procedure and consulting with doctors for about one year now. I debated going down to LA for a doctor... more
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I remember becoming self conscious about my nose when I was ten years old. I'm 25 now and I think I've done a pretty good job of not letting it bog me down too much, I go through periods of coming to terms with my big honker and then hating it so much it's all I can think about. In general, when I'm meeting new people I think, they THINK, they're just talking to a... more
I have waited over 10 years to do this procedure and have had problems breathing and had a small bump and a slight deviation. I have always been afraid of the horror stories with Rhino/Septo surgery. Dr. Commons was the last doctor I saw out of 8 or so. I am so glad I did my homework with all the doctors. Dr. Commons main concern was your health, recovery, and downtime. He did what was... more
I wanted to correct two imperfections in my nose: a crooked bridge (caused by childhood trauma) and a pointed tip. The procedure took 4 hours and was not painful. I had a bad sinus headache for several days, and some eye bruising. I was able to return to work after 9 days with just a minor nasal drip. more
By the time I went to see Dr. Kim, I was pretty frustrated. I was born with a nose that was narrow with a pronounced hump at the top, and as someone with a very active lifestyle I managed to break my nose 4 times dating back to sports in High School. This left me with a severely deviated septum that I could barely breathe through, one that wasn't improved at all by a Septoplasty performed by... more
So here's the thing: I wrote out what I thought was a great review for Dr. Most on Yelp. But darn Yelp kept putting me in the filtered section with about 30 other people which annoyed me so much I just deleted the whole thing and decided to write a review for my nose job here. If you want to see a bunch of reviews (Which are all 5 stars btw) for this doctor, go to Yelp, type in Sam Most Md and... more
In my younger years I was a little rough around the edges. Boxing and street fights left my once palatable nose crooked and uneven. I had figured that a simple fix of the bone would correct this. I was so wrong. I went to Dr. Kim and he showed me what was wrong (Destroyed cartilage) and gave me honest opinion on what he could and could not do. Repairing soft tissues is much harder than fixing... more
I've been lurking here for months, reading reviews and posting the very occasional comment but I have read and appreciated each and every review. Since I got so much out of it I felt I should share my experience as well.
I have had a big, hooked nose since highschool. Other than my family I haven't really been made fun of for it (nice family, huh?) but I'm sure that aside from my height... more
Had my primary in JUNE 2012....Not very pleased with result.
Please, let me know if my nose looks ski sloped and over projected at the tip...? if i was under your care what would you do to help me....this is by far NOT my ideal looking nose. I am hoping for a revision as soon as my 12 months is up. THANK YOU. more
Just had consult 2 and scheduled for Feb 14th. Doc is a well known facial plastic surgeon and has done over 2,500 noses so I am confident in his results. Saw him 7 years ago for a consult and chickened out so excited to go through with it this time. I'm going for a very natural look and certainly don't want a cute tiny, sloped nose. I want it a bit thinner from bridge to tip and have it... more
It had always been a dream of mine to have my nose done since second grade, when I broke it. Because I had a deviated septum, one of my nostrils air flow was blocked 80%. During the healing week right after the procedure, I had second guessed if this was the right decision.
I now know that this was the best decision I could have made. It has truly changed my life and I could not have... more
I underwent rhinoplasty surgery in January 2012, eight months before my wedding day. I wanted to improve my profile but not drastically change my overall appearance. Dr. Kim did a beautiful job - the change was subtle but noticeable in a very good way; and I couldn't be happier with the result. I'll never forget when I came into the office one week after the procedure for the "big reveal". I... more
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