I've always wanted a rhinoplasty. I was bullied fairly relentlessly through my adolescence, and my nose seemed to be one of their favorite talking points. Every time I complained to my family about my looks, they'd give me the whole "you're beautiful just the way you are!" schpeel. Of course I appreciate that sentiment on a human level, but it left me without much support in my pursuit of a... more
Dr. Wang came highly recommended by another fabulous doctor, Dr. Kaplan. I am 32 and have suffered from breathing problems since childhood. My nose collapsed each time I took a deep breath and I had overgrown turbinates. To top this all off I had a large Italian nose with a large hump. Dr. Wang most importantly corrected the inside of my nose (using an ear graph), and now my airways are open.... more
Twenty years ago I was dancing and was elbowed in the nose by a strong man. I have lived with a large bump on my nose ever since and didn't have the courage to get it fixed. When I finally had the courage to talk to some doctors, I felt most comfortable with Dr. Kim. After consulting three top Portland surgeons, I felt Dr. Kim took his job most seriously, and is the master of his field. He... more
My breathing has improved and I look alot better! Friends and my bf were skeptical and told me I absolutely didn't need anything done but I wanted to improve my nose. It was uneven, not straight, hanging columella, medium size. Now it is straight and elegant looking IMO
A subtle change and well worth it.
My profile is great but only two months post op my tip is more swollen than I like and it... more
I have hated my nose since I was a teenager. I have an fraternal twin sister who ended up with my mother's cute little nose, while I got my dad's schnoz (as he likes to call it). I always thought that someday I would do it and then, after series of life changing events, I decided that time was now at 28 years old.
I began looking around for surgeons in the Portland area, reading reviews,... more
My biggest fear was not recognizing myself afterward, but Dr. Kim successfully achieved a dramatic improvement in my very pronounced bridge and hook, while balancing the look with my own natural features. It was a tough recovery process, but well worth it - I'm delighted with my results, and that's even before all the swelling is 100% gone (around 4 weeks post surgery now)! more
I had always hated my nose and my profile. When talking to someone in a car, I'd angle my body so that I was facing them so they couldn't see my profile. When in bed with a boyfriend, I'd always sleep facing away, so he couldn't see my profile. I avoided having my picture taken, and when I couldn't, I'd make goofy faces. The real turning point came when I was at a... more
I had a bump visible and wanted this removed but feel its still there my nose from the left looks fab but from the right is still humpy. its only been a week but i only had a splint on overnight then no support.
i had it done abroad and cannot afford another rhinoplasty i arent even tell my friends ive had a nose job because you cant tell that much.
why has my bridge still got a lump?... more
I had open rhinoplasty two weeks ago to get rid of a hump that I have been self-conscious about for years. The procedure was relatively pain free. I mostly just felt congested and dry afterwards-I bought a humidifier which was very helpful. I bruised a lot the second day but it quickly disappeared,--- taking arnica supplements as well. Thus, far I am happy with the results.I got the splint off... more
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