I've Wanted Ethnic Rhinoplasty for 16 Years! - Atlanta, GA

I had my rhinoplasty performed by dr lefkoff in...

I had my rhinoplasty performed by dr lefkoff in Atlanta. He came highly recommended by one of my celebrity clients that wishes to remain 100% anonymous. He had no pictures of his work on black women do I went to him just based on her review and results. I'm faithful he delivered- we will see! Excited

Nose congestion :(

Feeling and looking better. Nose congestion sucks! 2 days till cast is off. People stare at me everywhere I go! Lol

Can't make everyone happy!

So I'm going to make me happy!

I've gotten a lot of bad free back- people saying I shouldn't have changed my face. People wondering if I did Bc I felt ugly- or if Bc people make fun of my looks. None of the above! When i was younger I was made fun of- I assume no more than the rest of us- its just something I always wanted to do! But I didn't do it until I had the $$$ and found the right doc! I'm happy about it. I think lol. We will c when the cast comes off...

Another before

I feel cute but nose not proportionate. Feeling good about my decision

Cast off!

Very weird looking still but progress. I look forward to seeing my new look as my nose and facial swelling go down. My teeth hurt too. Yikes !

Pics day 8

Forgot the pics

Another pic day 8

Day 8

Day 11

It is so hard getting used to my new face- I feel like I look like an alien but I am feeling cuter each day hehe. I am still glad I did it!

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Loaded same pic twice

12 days

Getting used to it! No one can tell I've had it done. They just say u look soooo young! Like a baby hehe

Two weeks post

It seems a little more swollen because my baby has been hitting it by mistake here and there... Going to doc today to see if its still ok... Contemplating wearing a brace again yikes! These ones I posted with no makeup so u can see how your black eyes will look a couple weeks post

Let me preach hehe

Also my right nostril is much smaller than the left. Hoping when swelling goes down the they are nearly symmetrical. Although he did tell me perfect symmetry is impossible. It will probably be fine because initially, the left side was so much bigger my nose looked crooked! When u have this surgery be sure to have good people around you to tell u that u r beautiful as u go through these changes. And be sure not to have any appearances planned for months as ur nose changes daily as u heal.

Remember to expect improvement- not perfection!

Also no computer imaging or dialogue can tell u what u will look like afterwards.... It's like shooting in the dark lol!!!!! Just choose a great surgeon who's work u have seen and liked so u can trust their expertise to give u a nose that is in harmony with your face

For instance- I'm a hairstylist- people have to trust me to turn their ideas into a style- all while adjusting it to for their face, personality and lifestyle. That's what ur doc has to do

My doc told me he had to leave width to my nose Bc I have such a round chubby face. I'm glad he did! Because i do feel this nose- although not small- fits me- because I am not small. And neither is my face lol.

Also please please please think long and hard about this decision. It does take a toll on u mentally. It's hard adjusting. Be in an overall positive state of mind before entering surgery. Have good supportive and loving people around you. And please have realistic expectations of this your results and how long it will take to see your results as this can be a very lengthy healing process

Ok that's my wisdom for the day hehe

My new nose at thanksgiving

I felt so cute hehe. She is coming right on along
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon

Can't review the doctor just yet until my results are seen. I don't care about office procedures- how long I waited- that's stuff means nothing! If he gave me the nose I wanted I'll be happy!

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
3 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
3 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
2 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait tmes
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Wow, really pretty, can we get an April update?
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Wow very beautiful results! Congrats
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Can we see a new picture? Particularly one with you in February next to the old picture? Please!
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you were beautiful before and remain beautiful still...love this look on you! And great hair too!
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oh,my gosh wow,your results are amazing!!!!!!!! did the $8000 fee include all anesthetic and surgical fees? Was it an open/closed rhinoplasty procedure?
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That includes everything... Meds etc... And it was closed. Be only does closed
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I smile when you said ur little one hit ur nose bcuz I said to myself I might get the surgery one year b4 my wed therefore before kids too to avoid any hitting
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Oh thanks for the little speech "preach". I was re-thinking about my decisions after seeing 3 different computer imaging. Thanks a lot. Feel free to check my profile n give me ur thoughts. Ur new nose is already beautiful
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Looks beautiful, give us an update when you think most of swelling is down.
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Will do. He said at 2 weeks out I'm 60. % healed. My next appt is at 5 weeks. If the swelling is still significant I will get shots. I'll let everyone know
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hello you look already nice at 2 weeks post op it's just going to be more and more beautiful i am french and i will come to US for my rhino, i have already consult with dr Boaheme in Baltimore but i will definitively try to see dr Lefkoff before i make my final decision, his works is impressive you already look wonderful how can he reduce the nostril without scar??? good luck and happy healing and thanks for sharing
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i am in awe. you have the best rhinoplasty i've ever seen. ever. i dont understand why there's so many celebrities with crap nose jobs that are in front of the camera all the time and have the funds to get good surgery but dont. yours is perfect
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Thanks!!! That means a lot. It was scary going through rhinoplasty with the thought of these celebrities with pinched noses in my head! That's why I started this blog... So black women could see a rhinoplasty on a girl that requests to still look VERY ETHNIC
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yess girll. when i go in the first thing im gonna say is i do not want a michael jackson nose, dont want it to be drastic, and it must stayy natural!
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You look fantastic.
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Thanks girl! The compliments help!
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to my eyes, your new nose looks good already. You will grow into it as you grew into ur previous one! enjoy
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Your nose looks great! I know the feeling of looking lie an alien when looking in the mirror...so far to me, it is the most annoying effect of rhino...lol
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How long has it been? What tips did ur counselor give you?
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Hey girl - its been 6 weeks for me. Your nose looks great. You are so luck that you are already healed 60%, I guess that is the main difference btween closed and open rhinoplasty, the recovery time. My nose is actually healing ok, as time go by, I feel much better looking in the mirror...My counselor was just mentioning that I felt so down bec I thought that a part of me was gone and I was having a hard time adjusting...luckily I feel much much better..cant wait to keep seeing your updates!
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I know how u feel! I'm definately looking into that. Dealing with the assume try and swelling and not feeling beautiful is hard. But I'm determined to b patient. And im faithful it'll look great when healed. And if anything is wrong it's an easy and inexpensive fix hehe
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You guys are so right. I look so foreign to myself. I know it's because of the swelling and numbness but it's still hard to get used to. Just waiting for the time to pass.
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I know right! You have any pics yet?!
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Take a look at my reviews.
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you was beautiful before and even now so it looks great!!!
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