I broke my nose when I was 17 and had always wanted to get it "fixed." I knew Dr. Ruas was the doc for me when he addressed in great detail the importance of maintaining a strong masculine nose for me. I described my concerns about the bump on my bridge and he went from there. Surgery went smoothly as did recovery. I was comfortable throughout recovery and my briusing and swelling was minimal... more
So I've finally decided after years of hating my nose that it's time to do something about it. I think as we age our nose changes. It starts to droop a little more, and if you have thin skin like me, all of the humps and bumps underneath the skin starts to show a little more.
I didn't really have a problem with my nose until high school even though my older brother used to tease me about... more
I am very pleased with my result. I went to many consultations in my area and I noticed that some doctors have a "nose" that they give everyone. It was a similar nose on very different faces.
I always hated my nose and knew I will get it done in the future. I had my surgery right after high school. The surgery went great, except for some nausea after the surgery. I was very bruised... more
Went to get a consultation for RHINOPLASTY. So he scheduled me for just that. However, he also performed deviated septum while I was under. Saying he didn't realize I had a crooked septum. I'm sorry, a good surgeon would notice that PRIOR to surgery.
He tried to make us pay him for it. My nostrils came out crooked. I can't breathe right. He's a terrible surgeon. Do yourself a solid don't... more
I had preOp 2 weeks ago and surgery today. It has been a positive and calming experience. I will have the splint on for 3 days. I fully expect to see a lovely harmonious nose in the days to come. I did have unbelievable shivers upon awakening, the op room was THAT cold. I had a friend drive me and pick me. He won't operate unless you have a ride and also 24 hour home care for first night. I... more