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Please Help Me Decide the Best Surgeon for my 4th Rhinoplasty Revision

  • ASIAN40
  • NC
  • 3 years ago

I had 4 horrible Rhinoplasty, 3 of them are revisions using ear cartlidge performed by the same doctor in Beverly Hills!!! Now I'm looking for somebody who specializes in ASIAN NOSE BRIDGE/TIP. My nose was flat and has no bridge. Now I have an ugly brige/crooked looking nose. I'm very depressed...

I'm VERY depressed after gone through THREE Rhinoplasty including the revisions with the same doctor in Beverly Hills, but ALL THREE have been horrible. I'm now desperately looking for a Rhinoplasty Revision Specialist and Paranasal Surgeon in the U.S. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!

1.) Dean Toriumi (Chicago) 2.) J. Regan Thomas (Chicago) 3.) Jack Gunter (Texas) 4.) Toby Mayer (Beverly Hills) _______________________________ The above are my preliminary picks for my 4th revision. The surgeons above are in random order. PLEASE HELP ME...

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Richard Davis in Florida is amazing as well as Andrew Frankel & Jason diamond in bev hills
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who did you finally go with I would like to know
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I went to Toriumi for a consultation, I flew quite a way to see him as I had heard really great things about him. This was about 6 years ago. The site was a bit different then, I think you could see maybe a bit more candid reviews. I thought that the office was nice, the wait was not too long. I thought that he took a lot of time with me and was not judgemental. the office did a skin analysis in a machine and took a ton of photos. In the end after speaking with several patients via message on this site and another, I did not use him. That and the amount of time he was going to have me under for concerned me. The operation was to be 6 - 8 hours for a rhinoplasty. As a nurse, I found that excessive. Additionally, my understanding is that if something is not to your liking that it is hard to find another surgeon who wants to touch his work as he has essentially used rib to build your entire nose structure and gotten rid of the existing nose structure. While I appreciate that he is a renown surgeon I do not feel, after careful research, that is something that I was comfortable living with. It seems to me that there are a lot of unknowns with rib material and also how your body will respond and heal. I would prefer to work with known foundations and build upon that with as little invasiveness as possible. I would like to know who you saw as i am still looking. I too have an asian nose. So far I feel that the following doctors would be most able to help. Dr Davis, Dr. Nacify, Dr. Frankel, Dr. Grigoryants, Dr. Le and maybe Dr. Warren (Canada), I have seen three of these doctors. I have also heard some mixed things about Dr. Raj Kanodia. Please pm me so we can chat. I am still looking but about to make a decision.
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Hello curious who you chose as I am also looking on my third surgery.
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Hi Polypocket, have you done any research on Dr. Cochran or Dr. Rohrich in Dallas?
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go to my guy! Dr Raja sour....did my 3rd rhino and did amazing. i don't feel like i settled--i feel like i got BETTER than what i hope for the first time.
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did you need bridge work?
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hi, I hope you find a great surgeon!! I'm supposed to have my 3rd on Wednesday, but I'm freaking out. I'm actually doing mine in Beverly Hills. Can you PM me the name of your surgeon? I'm scared of my doctor right now and I'm having second thoughts because i can't find any reviews on him!
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Have you heard of David W. Kim in San Francisco? I think he does quite a few Asian noses.
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I cannot believe what I'm reading~ These are horror stories!! And the one about the fellow performing surgery????? My surgeon had his fellow in the room with me but was absolutely not allowed to assist with any part of the surgery! You need to go with your gut-- you are reading these for a reason. Someone is obviously trying to tell you something.
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I just had my 4th and final revision by Dr. William Silver here in Atlanta~ Revision rhinoplasty is his area of expertise~ He achieved what my other surgeon could not in 3 revisions~

Dr. William Silver
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You may want to add this doctor to your list as well:

Daniel Becker in Sewell NJ
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No way
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Becker is terrible
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Thanks Angiemcc. I was too quick in making a statement, sorry about that. The fact is until now I haven't heard a word back from Dr.Toruiimin office regarding my inquiry. I'm still awaiting for his nurse to get in touch with me. Not a good first impression to begin with.
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I would be grateful if anyone could kindly let me know about Dr.Toriumiin Chicago? I checked out his profile, very impressive. The thing that impressed me was he does all 3 D imaging with the patient himself. Unlike many offices I have visited where its all done be some nurse. I have called his office today and no one talked rudely to me. It's hard to believe some of the negative reviews written here whether its written by real patients or generated by some marketing managers from some Drs office to misguide us. people please be honest. Thanks.
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I can tell you that we screen our reviews manually and carefully. It's rare that a fake review would get through our system.

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Hi Angie, I'm curious as to how to RealSelf can tell if a review is fake or not. I've seen hundreds of reviews that haven't any photos or subsequent posts even when other members present questions to them. I don't give much credibility to these reviews since I have no way of knowing if they are actual satisfied patients. Thanks
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please let me know if you went with Dr Torriumi as I am also considering
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Hi Sharon,

Dr. Toriumi is like a celebrity, I called his office the front office manager said, "If you do not have $25000 don't even bother making an appointment!" ...Can you believe that? I made several calls afterwards and still got the same responses.

Does anyone know anything about Dr. MAYER and Dr. Jay CALVERT? Both are located in Beverly Hills.

Is there any GOOD Rhinoplasty FORUM on the internet that has pretty consistent reviews and sound judgement?

PLEASE HELP...
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Hi ASIAN40,

Wow, I guess that's an upfront way to weed out prospective patients. :o

Dr. Calvert has quite a few reviews here on RealSelf. Here's his profile, then scroll down to the "Patient Reviews and Recommendations" section to read each review.

Hope this helps!

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Does anyone has any experience with Dr. Toby Mayer in Beverly Hills?
PLEASE HELP ME!!!

Any review will be greatly appreciated. I am desperate, and do not want to make another mistake!
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If you are looking for someone in Beverly Hills I would visit Dr Bill Binder. Otherwise Dr Dean Toriumi and Dr Regan Thomas would be my primary choices. I hope this helps.
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You've got a good list there. All of these surgeons were mentioned by other doctors as some of the best rhinoplasty surgeons in the US so they are certainly qualified. Personally, I would then pick the closest one, to make travel and follow-ups easier.

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