Did anyone have rhinoplasty done by Dr Norman Pastorek in nyc? I am thinking of using him for a primary nose job

  • thema21
  • 1 year ago

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can i see some pastorek pics, please?
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Did u end up going 2 him?
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Let me just add an update for myself here. So I am at 7 weeks post op with dr. pastorek, and everything feels perfect, I can breath better than I ever have before and the swelling has mostly gone down and I am very happy about the way it looks like so far.
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Yayy :)) I am at 9 weeks. I have had craaaazy swelling the past 3 days. Have u tried exercising yet? I lifted some weights today and My nose is swelling out if C0ntrol!
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oo yeah, i have been exercising for the past 3 weeks, almost everyday of 60 minutes of spin classes. and yeah it does swell more when i exercise. can you blow your nose :) ? cuz i still use q tips to clean and its still little tender:) but i am happy with everything so far.
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Mine swells like crazy if I even go for a short walk! Maybe it's bc I hVe low blood pressure so they change is more drastic ? My doctor said I can blow it as soon as the cast is off, but luckily I have barely needed to. I might blow it lightly once a day right before q-tipping, and I press the nostrils inward lightly when I blow to help the discomfort and also get the air going right out instead of flaring out the nostrils. It hurts/feels funny when I yawn or sneeze its such a weird feeling! I have been sneezing a lot with allergy season. My friends keep trying to get me to go to parks and I always say no lol
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yeah i totally know that funny feeling when yawning or sneezing. i cant wait for all the swelling to go down. i think my only vice when it comes to healing from the rhinoplasty has been early exercising.
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I'm dying 2 exercise!!! I even quit smoking just for this bc m nose could fall apart from nicotine! My new vice is Organic Avenue raw juices I waste all my money on them. I am getting fat from sitting around and not exercising. Only 3 friends know about my surgery and everyone keeps inviting me to work out with them or go to Central Park I am running out of excuses!
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well it has been 9 weeks for you, I was told that i could start exercising after 4 weeks, even contact sports. for me its funny how people I have known for yearssss can't tell i got this operation :) not even 8 days after the surgery and even after i ask them to look for something different :) which is crazy because as soon as i show them the before picture they are like holly crap. i am really happy about this cuz it means it looks natural, but still a huge difference from before
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Yeah these ppl must be blind! Last night an acquaintance said she didn't recognize me :) I'm so flattered! My doctor said to wait about 6 weeks and that I am going to have swelling if I do work out, but I just didn't expect this much of it! Mine was Open-maybe that's why it swells more. yours was a revision, someone here wrote? I am getting so fat I just want to run around!!
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Well I had a spetoplasty when I was 15. So I guess this isn't a revision. Yea I am sure an open procedure would have more swelling. I just took a 10 hour plane trip, I thought it will swell but it didn't :). By the way, do u put tape on ur nose at night?
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Billy, so glad your procedure was a success! Could you please tell me how much did Doctor Pastorek charge you? Thanks
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i just did about 4 days ago. so far very happy. However, the swelling and the cast is still there so i cant tell you for 100% how it yet feels. let me know if you have more questions about Dr. Pastorek
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How is your revision healing? Was it open or closed procedure? Do you have before after photos to share? Thx
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Hey, so my procedure was closed, and it is healing well, and omg I have never breathed as well as I am doing now. the procedure in addition to rhinoplasty was called submucosal reduction, i think that part made it much much better for me. I can share pictures if you would like, msg me ur email and i can send u couple that u took.
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would you be able to send pastorek before/after pics to my email as well? have consult with him next week...
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was anyone deterred by his age? i would love to see pics!
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Im planning to have a consult with him for a revision. Would also like to hear feedback on dr pastorek, dr guida and dr tobias. Thanks so much.
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It looks like other surgeons recommend him. Please keep us posted on what you decide to do!

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