Falling over dog caused break in nasal cartilage. Previous rhinoplasty 2001 by another surgeon was successful but the falling injury required repair/restructuring. Revision performed by Dr Claytor on 12 June 2015 was competently and efficiently completed under local anesthesia. Previous to procedure, Dr Claytor administered injections of anesthetic with minimal distress/pain. His explanation... more
I had a martial arts accident when I was 16 and had what was supposed to be a septoplasty. Fast forward 7 years of living with a deformed nose, and I finally decided to find out what the heck happened during that surgery. I found out he never performed a septoplast,y but many other procedures that left me with a pollybeak deformity and nasal valve collapse. Unfortunately too much time had... more
I had an initial Turbinectomy and Rhiniplasty done in early 2009. I loved my surgeon but as time went on I noticed that the bridge of my nose was a little lopsided, mostly because I have a pretty asymmetrical face. I was really happy with my profile but it was a pain constantly having to contour my nose with make-up so that it wouldn't look warped from the front.
What brought me to get a... more
Well - I have suffered almost an entire year since my first nose surgery. It has been the harshest year of my life - no exaggeration - and I really appreciate all of the supportive and awesome people on Realself who have given me support, hope and a place to vent. Thank you all so very much!
I have taken the leap - and booked my revision surgery with Dr. Pontell for March 4th. It is coming... more