From the time I was 13 I have been insecure about my nose. I remember in 6th grade driving back from school my mother looks over at me and says "You know Christopher you can remove that bump on your nose with surgery." Thanks Mom… I ran track in High school and after winning a race my brother in law said "Good thing you got that nose." I'm the only one in my family with it so I can't quite... more
As a child, I was teased about the "bulb" tip of my nose. Also as a child, I was a daily victim of physical or verbal abuse by my mother. At 14, one of those instances resulted in a broken nose that was never treated. Worse yet, now in my 40's, I look JUST like my mother as I remember her during those years and am often told that. After years of psychological therapy as well as struggling with... more
I was always self conscious of my nose. It had been broken a couple of times throughout my childhood, leaving a hump! My Sister had Breast augmentation in 2006 with excellent results. Cosmetic surgery is quite common in my family. So, In 2007 after seeing that my sister was happy with her result I decided to have surgery. I was also having breathing issues and sinus problems. The Consultation... more
Functionally excellent, at 37 I could finally breathe through my nose for the first time. However, my cosmetic surgeon was a joke. He IS board certified. But he was a slick talker who left me DEFORMED. He reattached the tip of my nose crooked, with an indentation on the left side. I had to wait 1 year before I went to a second surgeon to fix it. He was scared that he would have to use RIB to... more
I had a rhinoplasty at 17 to correct a birth deformity type nose which left me with very, very flared nostrils, a low bridge, and a super wide tip. I'm a white male, and this nose was not natural for my face, and since the strong profiles are whats attractive, I wanted my nose to look stronger and more shaped up, although I was realistic about what changes could be made for such a rarer nose.I more
Had septo/rhinoplasty one week ago to improve breathing and to straighten a once broken nose.Love the results so far! Not very painful, sinus headaches are the worst part.I had a septo/rhinoplasty one week ago and had my cast removed today (it looks great and I can breath!). I am still having some sinus pressure and was wondering if it was ok to continue to ice my eyes, cheeks, forehead p more
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