2 year surgi-versary

I have a 10 am appointment at the Swedish Covenant...

I have a 10 am appointment at the Swedish Covenant Hospital with Dr. Gikas on Monday for my rhinoplastry surgery. I cant believe how the time has went so fast. I just went in for my consultation last month. Now that the day is almost here I am getting nervous!! So I decided to write a review and see if anyone had any tips for me.
I have delt with teasing of my nose by peers since grade school. High school was the worst. But It didn't bother me much because my nose wasn't that big of an issue to me. It was more my weight that I wanted to change. Now that I have lost a significant amount of weight I have been focusing more on how I can improve myself. I decided this summer was the right time to ahead with the procedure. My mother and I always thought one day I could get the surgery. I just can't believe that day is almost here! I will be updating the day of sugury and after. New pics will be up as well :)

Day 2. I wokeup with my face all swollen and I...

Day 2. I wokeup with my face all swollen and I cant taste. Minor pain but what sucks the most is having my nosd plugged sk j csn only breathe through my mouthh :( BUT tomorrow I get my bandages off!!!!

Day 3. My face is still swollen. I went to Dr....

Day 3. My face is still swollen. I went to Dr. Gikas this morning and he took out the packing from inside my nose.. (wasnt exprcting it to hurt but it did) now I can breathe alittle better but there still os dry blood inside my nose that makes it hard to breathe. He told me the swelling is normal. And Monday I can come back to get all my bandages off!!!! Please let these next few days go by quick.

And I feel great! I love my new nose! It is...

And I feel great! I love my new nose! It is everything I expected to be and more. The tip is getting the feeling back. And I have no scars. Which is what I was worried about that people could tell I had surgery but they cant! I am so much more confident I dont have to put my head down anymore when I spot someone out of the corner of my eye looking at me from the side.

2 year update!

I recieved an email from realself and thought it was a good idea to update my story. It's been 2 years and life has been good. I learned since I had the procedure done that appearance isn't everything but having my nose done made me more confident in my own skin. I haven't had any problems since the surgery. I encourage anyone who is debating on going through with it to do so.

2 year update cont.

Chicago Plastic Surgeon

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4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
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