I am still in the preparation stages. Getting all the necessary supplies for before and after surgery. I have always hated my nose and as I age it is only getting worse. It is large, bulbous, crooked and droopy. I am really excited about getting this done. My expectations are realistic. This site has really helped me know what to expect afterwards. I know that I will have a rough couple... more
I had a septoplasty and rhinoplasty last December, performed by Dr. Gregory Chernoff in Indianapolis. I have disliked my nose since I hit puberty, with a basketball injury making my dorsal hump even more pronounced. I used to hate wearing my hair in a ponytail and throw away any photo that showed me from the side.
I had wanted a nose job and gone to two consultations prior to finding Dr.... more
I have hated my nose since I was 11 years old. I have a big hump and my side profile looks awful. First I had to have jaw surgery so I opted to wait until that was done so that my nose could be sculpted to match my new jaw/chin. That surgery was just over 5 months ago; my doctor advised me to wait 6 months to have the nose surgery. I'm really excited to have it and to have my face "finished".... more
After over 15 years of thinking about corrective surgery on my nose, I'm going for it! The best part is, my family and friends are supportive. (I'll add more detail and photos very soon!)Day 1 post-op: Bruised and swollen more than I expected. My Dr. said I "bruised and swelled more than the average bear". :) But, he ended up doing some work on the underside of my lip under my nose... more
I have had two sinus surgeries before this one. I tend to get blockages which result in not only sinus infections but also migraines. So I went for a CT scan and found that I had a blockage on the right side. I went to a Plastic Surgeon who is also and ENT and he was the first to mention that my septum was very undersized at 5 degrees when it should be 20 degrees. So he thought that that... more
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