I had septoplasty done exactly one year ago in Los Angeles by an ENT at Good Samaritan Hospital which was fully covered by my PPO. My doctor throughly explained the surgery and ASSURED me the appearance of my nose would NOT change. I had a deviated septum and often found it hard to breath out of my nose. My deviation was on both sides, but more significantly on my left side. My nose looked... more
I was very nervous about the pain but it was not bad at all. The recovery has been a breeze with minimal pain, swelling and bruising. I was pleasantly surprised with the recovery which was my main concern. I got to the surgery center at 6:30 am as nervous as ever. The nurse and the anesthesiologist were so kind. They couldn't get my IV started and I get a little woozy with stuff like that... more
went to her to fix my deviated septum. After surgery my nose was crooked, she created a bump on the right side of my nose, and my breathing was worse than before. She took little accountability for the surgery and expected me to pay another 2k for her to try to fix it again. It was a very terrible experience I don't wish on anyone. It was one of the hardest things I've had to go through,... more
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