The healing process was relatively painless. There were some headaches that required pain medicine and of course bruising around the eyes. Tenderness lasted for 6+ months. I had rhinoplasty surgery 12 years ago when I was a senior in high school and chose a surgeon from the plastic surgery department at the hospital. There wasn't a lot of opportunity to see doctors' work then. I was very... more
I had a septoplasty/rhinoplasty with Dr. Grant Gillman two weeks ago. The whole experience has been worth it so far. Dr. Gillman is extremely knowledgable, comforting, and experienced. My nose was extremely crooked and my septum was very deviated. He corrected the crookedness and shaved the bump down on the bridge of my nose. My nose is not laser straight afterwards BUT it is a HUGE... more
I had a rhinoplasty done with dr. Agha a few years back with horrible results. I ended up with an asymmetrical bump on one side of my nose. When I complained about it, he initially began to give me injections, telling me it was cartlidge. Needless to say, the injections did not work. I requested a revision, which then only made the result worse. As a medical professional, especially in plastic... more
I have been wanting a nose job for a long time now, and I finally decided to get one. Since the beginning of high school I have been really self conscious of my big nose. I am seventeen years old and will be going through the surgery during my summer break before senior year. I am a little nervous about the recovery period, and am also worried about breaking out and being really swollen. I... more
I had my surgery yesterday preformed by Dr. Chiu. I am pleasantly surprised how well that I am doing. Being today is the first day after surgery my only complaint is the packing in my nostrils. I had no bruising and very little swelling. Day 3 --- I cannot believe that I waited this long to have rhinoplasty! All my life I hated my nose and the way that I looked. I'm 44 years old and... more
Hi all! I've never done anything like this before, so bare with me! I'm 24 year old nursing student so I want to do this while I'm on summer break! (I graduate next year).. My surgery is scheduled for July 24...less than a month!! I feel like I've found the perfect surgeon and I'll really excited about it. He is an ENT who specializes in rhinoplasty and he's the director (or assistant, I'm not... more
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