So glad I found this community for advice and support! I am deciding whether or not it's time to finally get this done. I broke my nose when I was about 11, and have hated my profile ever since. I've been lucky to be a confident person aside from my nose, but I am having some breathing problems.
Also, I'm getting married in April and I can't imagine spending all day avoiding "bad angles".... more
At the age of 15 I broke my nose by running into a glass door. Ever since I have had major issues with breathing. I am currently 27. I had a deviated septum, which did not allow air to run through my nose. Additionally, my nose shape changed, I developed a little bump, plus it was assymetrical. I finally decided to have a rhinoplasty to improve my breathing. Dr. Imola was the second surgeon... more
I hated my nose for as long as I can remember, I've had other cosmetic procedures but never facial procedures, I was always scared that it would end up worst than it already was so after months of googling for a good surgeon I came across Dr. Imola I went to my consultation and it was great he was confident knew what he was talking about and made suggestions which is exactly what I needed... more
From the start, Dr. Zwiebel and his staff were patient, knowledgeable, and on point. I have extremely high standards because I work in the medical field, and I checked out Zwiebel's office because of references and his reputation. I wanted a rhinoplasty since I was 12 years old. I was scared of my nose turning out bad, scared of offending my family, scared of the risks, and had what seemed... more
For the past 11 years, since I was about 13 years old, I knew I wanted a rhinoplasty. About a year ago I decided to start researching the surgery and looking for doctors in Denver. After consulting with several different surgeons, I found Dr. Imola. I appreciated that he really took his time answering my questions and listening to what I wanted during the first consultation. Since I am a bit... more
I broke my nose surfing and couldn't breath well out of the left side of my nose for months. It turns out the inside of my nose had been knocked to the right even though the outside wasn't noticeably crooked. I also had a lot of scar tissue and calcium build up on the bone of my nose as a result of the trauma. more
So I have my appointment for surgery all set up with Dr. Zweibel in Denver Colorado. I'm not going t crazy, basically having a hump removed, tip refinement and just trying to get my nose to fit my face better. It's the most prominent part of my face thanks to my family's genetics...which is a shame because I quite like my other facial features. I've been considering it since age 21, but am... more
I contemplated several cosmetic changes for years, but never found a physician who I was comfortable with to perform the surgeries. During that time I interviewed surgeons and asked physicians and friends for recommendations but just never found someone who could answer all my questions and make me feel at ease with the plan, the procedures, and the recover. Then I found Dr. Imola. At the... more
I had a rhinoplasty performed by this doctor and he left me with a horrible, weird looking nose that has a dent on the side and is completely unbalanced with the tip being much too large for the bridge he gave me. This has ruined my self confidence and Dr. Weber does not care. He was extremely nice before the procedure and I was completely confident in him but he disappointed me greatly. He... more
I had a rhino and septoplasty on October 29. I gotta say, I have read many reviews on here saying that there was no pain, but I had a ton. I also had a ton of work done. Besides the straightening and cosmetic portion of a usual rhinoplasty, I had the inner septum straightened, turbinate reduction and had my narrow nasal passages widened. The multiple procedures left me with splints in my nose... more
My surgery date is tomorrow! ah! been wanting this for quite awhile now, probably since middle school. I'm completely paying this by myself ( been working so much!) and think this is a great opportunity to get it done before I have a career and more financial things to worry about. of course my family is against it ( although surprisingly supportive) its been a long journey to get tis done...... more
Hello! I had my surgery on May 24th. I have been self conscience over my nose since middle school. I always thought my nose was too large and too long for my face. I am so happy I went through with rhinoplasty. I had very few supporters on my decision. I still wanted to have it done because I knew it would give me confidence. I really researched on what surgeon I wanted. I found Dr. Imola. I... more
I am having surgery on Friday. I have thought about the appearance of my nose for a long time. For the most part it hasn't bothered me but as I get older aging in general along with a big nose is hard. I am 50. I'm also from a small town and have worries of what people will say, think, etc. Dr. Imola is wonderful; very kind and skilled. I'm still pretty nervous.
Well here are my before... more
My nose was broken and pushed slightly from the midline when I was 18 and I have hated it ever since. I was hesitant to undergo surgery to correct this because my friends and family had always said it "wasn't that bad". True it wasn't hideous, but glasses never fit me correctly and I was never quite happy with the way it looked from the front (my profile was fine).
Eventually I began to... more
I have all pros and no cons about my surgery. I was completely stuffed up for about 8 days after my surgery, which Dr. Terella told me to expect, and then it subsided within the following week. Now, a month later, my nasal passages are completely clear. Before my surgery, I was worried about having a dry nose. My nasal passages are not dry at all.. A week after my surgery, I was working again... more
I had a very easy experience. I was sleepy but never in much pain. My recovery was smooth and I had a lot of support from the staff and the doctor. I am not fully healed, but so far I have gotten exactly what I asked for. I am looking forward to being 100% healed.
It was helpful for me to talk with a couple of people I know who had the procedure done before me. I know questions to ask,... more
I had nasal surgery which my surgeon insists was a septoplasty, but im convinced it was a septorhino, because: 1.- He's a plastic surgeon, altough he did the procedure along with a ENT. 2.- My nose looks different from the bridge.
I went to them because they are good surgeons and I had a severely broken nose and a 'double deviated septum' so I could not breath from my nose at all. This... more
My nostrils post surgery are quite a bit different which Dr Albin attributes to a difference in healing…? I truly didn't expect to replace one problem with my nose with another. I also never received any recommendations post procedure for easing the healing process like using a humidifier when sleeping to help with the breathing. more
I'm scheduled for a rhinoplasty/septoplasty on 12/28. I have broken my nose a few times & have a bulbous tip which I've always wanted to get refined - I remember in middle school a kid who used to call me "sand shark" because my nose tip is kind of wide and pointy at the same time. Now that I've been diagnosed with a deviated septum, insurance will help pay for this, so here we go! I'm... more
I always felt if I got my nose fixed I could just move forward with my life and stop being so self-conscious about it. A lot of people told me before I got it done that I don't need it and looked beautiful the way I was, but I know I wouldn't be happy and forget about how much I disliked my nose unless I got it done. My parents were 100% supportive of the decision, I never complained about... more
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