Inconsistent - Englewood, NJ

Whether it was an early childhood incident that...

Whether it was an early childhood incident that left me with a bloody nose or my full blooded Italian descent, by the time I reached high school, my nose was disproportionately too big for my face. I had perfect Audrey-like bone structure and a graceful dancer's body to match, but there was something getting in the way of men being attracted to me and it was the crater in the middle of my face. My friend told me that if I broke it, insurance would cover the cost, so I used to take my field hockey stick and self-inflict until I couldn't take anymore. Right before leaving for college, hoping to start a new leaf, I went to Dr. D'Amico for my first rhinoplasty. The nose came out immaculately small and I was finally able to feel comfortable in my own skin. However, after being elbowed by someone at a frat party, the nose became droopy and it eventually collapsed. I was devastated and became increasingly obsessed with it so I consulted another surgeon who ended up adding cartilage, making it too big. Tortured and distraught, I returned to Dr. D'Amico's office only 3 months prior to being operated on. Instead of recognizing that it needed to heal, he agreed to operate on it, assuring me he'd do the best he could. Well the best he could left me with too much cartilage, a huge upturned tip and a nose that is totally off balance with delicate features. No men stare at me anymore or ask me out and when I did a photo shoot with a famous photographer I was almost in tears when I saw the nose up close. Richard D'Amico is a very inconsistent surgeon who ultimately did not give me the results I am looking for and I'm devastated that after waiting a life time for a flawless face, I am still unhappy with my nose.

Desired nose

This is the face I want. I feel as if people would stop acting like I didn't exist if I had this face, especially men. I'm virtually treated like a cab driver by the average, run-of-the-mill guy who I meet at a bar, so I'm forced to date exclusively Ivy League men who can actually appreciate my humor and intelligence and can see beyond what meets the eye. After the first nose job with Dr. D'Amico, every guy I hung out with wanted to date me, even if I treated them horrendously. Now virtually no one appreciates my beauty unless they actually know me on a personal level. As a woman, it's so dehumanizing to be constantly ignored and treated like a second class citizen. There has to be someone out there who can make me beautiful so I don't have to try as hard.

Nose through the subsequent years

Alone Forever

I just went on a date with this amazing guy, and he hasn't called me back. We had amazing chemistry, like fireworks and now it's as if I don't exist. Obviously if Rizk hadn't made my nose worse he would've called me back. Now I'm hideously disfigured and the only option for me is going to Davis to fix my face that D'Amico made worse. Everything was going great, but now I'm ugly and miserable again. Life sucks
Englewood Plastic Surgeon

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2 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
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I'm literally hideous now thanks to this doctor! I guess I will have to venture to Korea. Literally I have to work so hard to get a guy, no guys ever work to get me unless they've seen pictures of me on FB where I edit out my nose in every picture. I guess I'm going to Davis for my next nose job. I just want the face of a model. I have perfect cheek bone and Doe eyes, why can't my nose compliment my face? My life would be so much easier
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Wait omg @Cutelittlenose, thanks for introducing me to the Chainsmokers selfie song. I just found out I know the girl who is the voice of that song. She came to my 20th birthday party. Wow so random. It's such a small world. Crazyyy
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I related to some of what you wrote. I live in LA and am in a socialite scene here/Cobrasnake etc. I had my nose done by Rollin Daniel. I would recommend him for a small upturned nose for sure, but I still feel like it's too big. I have consults with Davis and Le planned. Hoping they can help.. Every doctor I have seen has said they needed to use ear grafts or rib. Where did Rizk put the grafts? Do you know?
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Ear grafts make the nose bigger so I recommend you shy away from any doctor who suggests that and just leave the nose you have. I was very involved in the NYC social scene, have been featured on Lastnightsparty, Nickydigital etc. I was obsessed with Cobrasnake in HS, that's probably what instigated my nose obsession. But Dr. D'Amico was good for an initial nose job, it was perfectly small, just a little Paris Hilton droopy. I was actually wondering how all the girls on Cobrasnake have perfectly symmetrical faces, with a few exceptions like Cory Kennedy and Niki Takesh
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Did you go to Ghavami? I hear he is the best in Beverly Hills
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Not to say that Niki and Cory aren't beautiful, they just don't embody the stereotypical faces you see on the site which is ironic as they both became quite famous as Mark's muses. Just with my face, I feel like I would look best with the smallest nose possible.
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Most of those girls moved here to be actresses and are like 16.. Anyways, saw your pic. I see what you mean, I wouldn't call your nose big, but I have the same issue with mine. I had my first rhino and it was small and cute and my dumb ass went back and complained about a bump and he did it open and now my columnella droops on the bottom like Paris yet is super upturned. I do think your surgeon was trying to refine the tip using the ear cartilage, to make it more of a triangle. The thing is that with each and every surgery the nose sustains trauma and scar tissue forms and makes it bigger and swollen. Your nose looks like it is still a little swollen too. When was your last surgery again? It does literally take over a year for it to all go down. There is a girl on here who's surgeon used an implant at the tip and it looks amazing, the tip went from a blob to small and refined. 2 surgeons that I have seen have told me that if I have another surgery there's no hope for my nose to become smaller because of scar tissue. That may apply to you also.. Have you considered going back to Rizk for a revision? Dr Davis and Le are my last hope. Ghavami is a hack.
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Btw you do look a lot like Leighton Meester!
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Most people's faces are not perfectly symmetrical. Mine is not. Look closely at celebrities and models in magazines and you will see this. I have been photographed by nikidigital and that new photog (can't think of his name I'm blanking out) when my nose used to be huge. Everyone who is angry and attacking tees posts here needs to listen to the song "Selfie" by the Chainsmokers to understand what it is like for us in NY & LA. This song basically sums up what the vain and vapid scene is like, and what pressures we experience by participating in it.
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I do not think you need a smaller nose, but to be honest you need the tip to be reshaped and the bridge to be shaved down. When you get a bridge reduction, you will absolutely need grafting to make your nose stay up and not collapse. An excellent experienced surgeon will be able to do grafting in a way that does not add bulk and height to the nose. My beautiful little nose is full of thin grafts keeping it up!
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Yeah I feel the same. I am curious what Rizk thinks about your nose. I have heard he does them the smallest out there. Maybe you should see him just to see what he says
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They are literally all perfect. Everyone single girl on that site is just too perfect. The picture I showed you was 2/3 years after the surgery, so the swelling has definitely subsided. I made the mistake of going back to D'Amico only 3 months prior to going to Rizk for the second revision instead of waiting for the cartilage to heal, that's probably why it still looks too big. I should've listened to my friends after I went to Rizk who told me the nose looked perfect. But I was in the Hamptons that summer directly after I got the second revision meeting the extended family of the person I was seeing, and the fact that I looked like a completely different person and wasn't receiving any compliments on my appearance made me feel ill at ease. WE both should've just been content with our first results, but we live in a perfectionist society. Hanging around the LA, Cobrasnake crew, I can understand why you'd want the best possible results. Rizk claims I have too much scar tissue now. Someone please explain to me how Michael Jackson was able to get such a small nose.
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That's so sweet...I wish!!! But it's a mystery to me how I get Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Vegara, Brooke Shields and Lana del Rey consistently. With the first nose I used to get Penelope Cruz
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People who are not in the scene just don't understand. I used to be best friends with this impossibly tall, skinny, long haired socialite but after I stopped going out she replaced me with that H&M model Skye Stracke and is now only friends with other perfect looking model types. Just try getting past the bouncers at Provocateur (I was turned down at Pacha once) who look you up and down and berate you and you will understand the mentality behind wanting to achieve perfection
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You need to become friends with one of the promoters at provocateur. They do not have very many, but if you are good friends with one, you can get in. If I got in before my surgery, anyone can lol
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This model who went to my school scouted me out to be part of a new going out hot crew he was trying to form and he took me to Provoc with a group of intimidatingly attractive model looking girls and the bouncer let the entire group in except me. It was so embarrassing. And I knew it was because of my nose because at the time I was ridiculously skinny. The guy never spoke to me again and I started hanging out with more substantial people
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Or Mickey Avalon "So Rich, So Pretty"
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I seriously wish there was a plastic surgeon who could remove the cartilage Rizk added because not only is it getting in the way of my confidence, but it's seriously affecting my game. With the first nose job, I never had to try with men and they'd automatically want to hang out again even if I showed no interest. Now, literally every guy stops talking to me or acts as if "I'm not all at that" as one guy put it. It's really confidence shattering. At this age I want to feel confident about my appearance so I can win at the dating game. Now, with a subpar face, I have virtually no prospects and can't enjoy the frivolousness that comes with being a 20 something in the city
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Also, when I went to Rizk, he told me there was nothing wrong with the nose and that I looked like a spitting image of Kim Kardashian which is definitely not the case at all. The fact that he couldn't be honest with me and white washed his opinion shows how unscrupulous he is. But my question is, do any of these surgeons have ethics, or all they just all money hungry hacks?
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Cutelittenose, who did you go to?? Did you have ear grafts?? I'm so scared of grafts but I do understand them making a sharp tip, and it seems you're happy...
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I used to be friends with a bunch of models like lily Aldridge who was also in the party scene and honestly all those girls are now having kids. Her nose is perfect :(. Sky ferrerra was also around for the longest time..but went to go do blow off random guys. Skye Stracke is pretty but honestly, your girl friend ditched you for a model? Not a real friend, and yes, I get the socialite scene but you have to have some real friends or you will just go crazy..... I can not believe that whole situation where they let in everyone but you?!? I don't know NY clubs but I just cannot imagine. It can't be much worse than here.
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It is worse because girls are let in solely based on height and weight. There are so many models in NY that if you aren't one, you're treated like you're worthless in the party scene
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Hate to tell you, I have a great nose and these NYC rich guys are still cocky assholes. I only hang with broke guys cuz they are way nicer
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Pm me
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@Art It also could just be because I'm tiny. I'm like 5'3. They only let in really tall girls to Provoc. But I still feel like if my face was prettier they'd just let me in regardless. I have real friends but during that time, I was very caught up in the scene and mostly hanging out with my nightlife friends. Everyone in the scene is BEYOND superficial. Wow Lily is literally perfect. I wish I had her nose. Also, I'm curious who in LA did Whitney Port's nose. I think it's perfect and I know for a fact she got it done. @Cute That's why it's best to go for not generically attractive rich guys. I was dating this billionaire who everyone thought was hideous, even though I really liked him, and he acted like he was head over heels for me even though I'm not as pretty as a lot of the rich Penn girls in his circle. Also, I somehow managed to convince him that I was the richest and prettiest girl in the city but I think he's just stupid
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