I was 17. I was told that I had a deviated septum after getting hit with a soccer ball in gym class. the ENT that I went to said he could repair the septum. I had a small bump so I thought 'sure why not'. Since then my nose looks bigger/rounder & my left nostril always closes at night when I sleep. . more
I am searching for the right surgeon. I have read a lot of post on here. The one thing I learned is to research, research and research. I am considering my cousins surgeon Dr. Delvecchio in Boston. He did her rhinoplasty and it came out great. On June 16 I have a consultation with him. This has been a life long dream but I don't want to rush into it. My goal is within 2 years I can have my... more
I'm 18 and finally decided to get a nose job. I have a really fat nose with a bulbous tip that I hate! I decided to pay for the procedure from my own pocket. I just finished high school and decided I wanted the surgery before college, so it was very sudden. I was never nervous about it, only excited.
I had the surgery today (5/29) and it was very quick. I look swollen and bruised but so far... more
I'm a fifteen year old girl who was very unhappy with the way my nose looked. I didnt like the length, width, or profile of my nose. After convincing my mother to let me get a nose job my mother researched plastic surgeons and we narrowed it down to three different doctors in the Boston and providence areas. We met with doctor Delvecchio, who was very nice and spent a lot of time with my... more
Since a the beginning of high school I have always hated my nose. There's a small bump on it and i think that it sticks out way to far for my face. Both my family and boyfriend think that I look great the way I am, but ultimately I am unhappy with my nose and need to do something about it. I went to two consultations so far. My first consultation was with a doctor who was going to perform open... more
This'll be short for now! Like many others who have undergone this procedure, I've always been self-conscious about my nose. The front view is all right, a bit shapeless, but acceptable. My profile? Oh goodness, I've never been comfortable with it. What's worse is in trying to hide my discomfort I just draw attention to it (awesome, right?).
I love my father, but I never wanted to... more
I'm 23 with basically the same story; I've hated my nose for as long as I can remember. I have a nice hump and my nose is really long. (I'm Italian) The front isn't too bad, I just hate the side profile, it literally makes me cringe. I'm so self conscious about it that I just feel like everyone is just staring at my nose. I've dealt with nose comments back in school and ever... more
So...like most everyone else on here...I hate my nose...have since I was a teenager and others made me aware of it. Now that I'm gonna be 50...I've decided to do something about it...go figure it took me long enough, eh! I'm starting to freak out alittle bit more now that the surgery is less than a month away! I pray to god that I don't look like a freak after. My main concern is that my... more
As a kid I always had a perfect button nose, and when I was around 13/14 it suddenly changed into a horrible, big, crooked, droopy nose. Not the kind that simply ruins your profile, the kind that ruins your whole face, from any angle. Mentally, I never truly accepted it as my nose, and in my head I still pictured myself with the nice nose I used to have, but every once in a while I was... more
So I have been visiting this fabulous website frequently since my first rhinoplasty consultation and have finally decided to post (better late then never I guess). In summary I am a 26 year old Italian / Armenian female with a VERY ethnic nose. People didn't really start to make fun of it until high school and over the years it has continued to be a source of ridicule. Back then it was... more
The paine was a little more then i wanted, but i had a very large nose and there was a lot of work that needed to be done! At 7 days i was able to function and was feeling better. My doctor did a super job and am totaly amazed at how he changed my look, with my new smaller nose.Its been 4 weeks since my surgery and my tip is still very hard and numb, I cant smell much and my taste is coming... more
There was a time when I cared nothing for my appearance, disheveled, unkempt, dirty or whatever, and I never received any negative remarks for it.Then Puberty hit I suppose. My nose kept growing, and then I broke it on a porch railing. The shape of my nose took a full 180, turning from ski slope to arching nightmare. My friends teased me about it all throughout middle school, calling me jew... more
In the summer of 2012 I decided to have a nose job! I'm 19 and 100% Lebanese, the nationality of big noses! I was very hesitant to have surgery done so young, but i was extremely self conscious about nose. My mother urged me to at least have a consult. My surgery was booked for a month later. I saw him before and after the surgery, completely at ease and so excited. The healing process... more
I have been planning on having a rhinoplasty since I was 14 years old. Now 10 years later I am finally financially secure enough to turn my dream into a reality. I HATE my nose!! Ofcourse all my friends and family tell me that I dont need one and that it is a waste of money but nothing is going to stop me!! I wanted to have my surgery scheduled for mid-january, but choosing a surgeon has been... more
I did not get what I asked for from the Rhinoplasty.
I was clear that I don't want any change to my naso-labial angle and the tip (projection of the tip). What I got is upturn nose, very obtuse naso-labial angle, no defined tip (like if it was amputated).
The surgery simulation on the computer before the surgery has nothing to do with the actual results. I regret the surgery, It is causing... more
I've gone to two doctors in the Boston area for rhinoplasty consultations,and I'm feeling confused. I go into the appointments with questions, and do my prep work, but still leave having only a vague idea of what the doctor's plan is for my rhinoplasty, although they've explained what they'd like to do.
I need advice from people who've had rhinoplasties in the past. How much do... more
So I have decided to join in on the conversations regarding nose surgery. I am going for my second consultation with a different doctor on the 17th of January. I like most of all of you on here have gone back and forth with getting my nose done. It is something I think about on a daily basis at least once a day how much I hate my nose. I am now 31 years old with two young boys and a fiancé. I... more
When it comes to my looks, my nose is the one thing that bothers me. There is a bump on the bridge that was caused by healing incorrectly after a break, but it it also very bulbous at the tip. My face is narrow so my large nose seems to consume my whole face and the profile is atrocious.
I have incredibly low self esteem because of this. I'm not going to detail all the teasing I've... more
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I've been thinking about Rhinoplasty for years. There is not one day that goes by where I have looked in the mirror and not disliked my nose. I'm not really sure when it all started. Maybe since middle school and high school when my nose began to "change." As I was growing up, I got a lot of comments... more
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