Location: San Diego, CA
Member since 10/9/2010


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Questions from 647461anon

Facial Implants and Military Work

I have many facial implants including SI chin, nose, porex ORI and malars. had these operations about 2 years ago and now i am at a different stage in my life n would like to... READ MORE

Silicone Cheek Implant w/ Sutures, No Screws

Does this produce a unnatural result because the implant is technically not apart of the bone, but rather just "sewed" into the soft tissue? Also, wouldn't this... READ MORE

Cheek Swelling 6 Months After Silicone Tear Troughs and Terino Malar Shells?

I had size L and XL silicone tear troughs and terino malar shells and one of my sides still looks more swollen than the other. I feel like they still look too big and bulbous,... READ MORE

Do Implants Have to Be Replaced Eventually No Matter What?

I have heard that implants have to be replaced no matter where it's at(chin, cheeks, jaw, breasts) because of biofilm. Whether or not something goes wrong, all implants... READ MORE

Will Restylene or Juvederm on my Nose Bridge Make a Rhinoplasty More Complicated?

I have had an open rhino for all parts of the nose. I plan on having another one in the future for all parts again. I am extremely concerned about judgement from my... READ MORE

Already Had Four Eyebrow Transplants with Decent Results, Can I Get Another One?

I strarted off with really thin and sparse brows and I have had four eyebrow transplants already and they have all improved me each gradually. a lot of them kept falling out... READ MORE

Is It Okay to Donate Plasma After Surgery Such As Cheek Implant or Anything Non Implant Related?

The plasma center said that it's okay but i'm worried that it may increase the chances of infection or weaken the immune system or do anything detrimental to alter any ideal... READ MORE

What x ray will reveal silicone implants and screws?

I have cheek silicone implants and screws and i want to take an x ray so that i can see where they were placed exatly on my face and the assymetry associated with them and how... READ MORE

Will insurance cover PDT acne therapy for me?

I have been on accutane, and now my acne is cming back. i want to try PDT for my acne before trying accutane again. will insurance cover it? READ MORE

Will an asian upper bleph LOWER the eyebrows? (Photo)

I'm looking at pictures of asian blephs and it seems that their eyebrows are always lower in the afters...will this always be a factor and an effect after surgery in addition... READ MORE

Can an osteotomy be done under closed rhino? I already have a rib graft and I don't want it touched.

I have a rib graft in my bridge, dorsum but i never had an osteotomy done so that area is still a little wide-ish looking despite the graft. i LOVE my tip and am happy with it.... READ MORE

How soon after a beard and eyebrow transplant can you get facial plastic surgery?

After getting a strip eyebrow and beard transplant on the face, how long must wait before getting operations like a chin implant, lip reduction, upper bleph, jaw implants,... READ MORE

Will double eyelid surgery lower my eyebrows? Is double eyelid surgery for me? (Photo)

As you can see in the photo, i already have double eyelids. i want to make my crease only a tiny bit bigger but more importantly i DO want lower eyebrows first and foremost.... READ MORE

I have Veneers, can I still get a palatal expander to widen my arch?

I didnt do my research younger when i got veneers and only recently did i realize that i have a narrow arch that needs to be widened. however, i DO like my veneers right now... READ MORE

My cheek implant is too small on one side, can I just add another implant?

I already have cheek implants. the let side looks good but the right side is too small and i need more extension towards the temple, higher to the eye area. instead of just... READ MORE

I'm 26 yr old and have thick asian skinned. I'm taking out large implants from cheeks and jaws. How much sagging will there be?

26 year old with asian thick skin.had large cheek XL implants with screws put in 3 years ago and jaw implants put in 1 year ago 0screws, both sillicone. after waiting all this... READ MORE

Scleral show, spacer graft, cantho, Mid Face Lift? (photo)

I dont have graves disease or anything of that sort, its strictly an aesthetic thing i want to fix. ive always wanted a straighter lower lash line, where the lash line is... READ MORE

I have eyelid retraction after cheek implant removal and lower eyelid incision 1+ months. Any suggestions? (photo)

I recently had overly large cheek implants removed through the lower eyelid recision and now my eyelids look ridiculous. it has been a little bit over a month..since it was... READ MORE

Jaw implant removal after one month, will there be an infection?

My friend had jaw implants one month ago with sutures, no screws. they know its still swollen but also know for a fact that they are not going to like the final result. they... READ MORE

Why do other surgeons not place cheek implants through temple incision?

I have spoken with a doctor that does zygoma implants through the temporal incision. he says dong this avoids nerve damage through the mouth and is in general safer, i've never... READ MORE

I had a staph with Strep infection & removed implant. When can I have other facial surgery done for other procedures?

My jaw implant was infected with a pretty serious staph and strep infection a few days ago.jaw implant was taken out and I was on IV but it has been controllde now and I am... READ MORE

How long do I wait to get beard transplant after after staph/strep infection in the jaw implant area?

I had a prety serious staph/strep infection in my right jaw implant, which was removed and has been controlled with IV and antibiotics. i have been healing rather nicely, but i... READ MORE

What effects does bimax protrusion and premax implants have on the nasal tips?

What effects does bimax protrusion and premax implants have on the nasal tips? Will having your bimax protrusion pushed in, make your nasal tip more derotated? likewise, willl... READ MORE

Does a lip reduction actually give you more white upper lip show?

I have thick red lips and i want to get them reduced, but i already have a proper amount of white upper lip. i know with a lip lift you actually get rid of WHITE upper lip and... READ MORE

is it possible to put filler in this part of the upper lip to produce this type of result? (Photo)

I have a very flat area in my white upper lip, right below the base of my nose. what are my options to "pop" that area out to give me less of a monkey-mouthish look and make my... READ MORE

What is this hard area after my infection?

Had a serious staph + strep infection taht required IV, i have a hardish area on my face now. what is this and how long does it take to go away? should i massage it? READ MORE

Is it okay to take Accutane right after hair transplants?

I know it's not okay to take accutane BEFORE hair transplants, but what about right after the surgery? Literally a few days or a week after for a prolonged time. I want to have... READ MORE

Is there a probem with having TOO much fat graft in one area if you are exceptionally deficient?

Lets say you are exceptionally deficient in an area, and would normally require a custom made large implant to make that defect look "normal". you decide however that you want... READ MORE

Had hanging alar fixed, but now my nostrils show too much. Is there a way to isolate the nostrils and repair with rim grafts?

I had a hanging alar before and now it has been fixed. i like the new position of my alars compared ot my columnellar, it was an improvement but now my nostrils look a little... READ MORE

Cheek implant removal, scar tissue left over post op 1 year, how to get rid of it?

I had cheek implant removal with big cheek implants and its been one year. there is left over scar tissue in the area and i hate it. what can i do to get rid of it? i already... READ MORE

Does scalp hair grow faster than beard hair?

So if you have hair transplants from your scalp to your beard, should you automatically assume that your beard hair will now grow faster than usual? READ MORE

How much does fat grafting in the face deplete your fat supply in case you need it in other areas of the body?

Say you already have very little fat available for transferring because your thin but want fat grafting done to a certain part of your body like buttocks, hips, etc., areas... READ MORE

How soon after beard transplant can you get chemical peels, lasers, etc?

If oyu had a beard transplant, but now want to do chemical peels, lasers, etc. for your skin, how long should you wait after the transplants on your face? READ MORE

Will a cantho shorten the horizontal length of the eyes?

Does a canthoplasty or canthopexy shorten the horizontal length of your eyes? i have lax, loose skin under my eyes with scleral show and my surgeon wants to do a cantho but i'm... READ MORE

Is it possible to get a lip lift AND lip reduction?

Hypothetically, lets say if you had a long upper white lip and want to get a lip lift to decerease the distance, bt you also have very thick upper red lip already. would it be... READ MORE

Butt implants: if you want a wider frontal look, will it make your side view less?

Im a girl with no shape and i know when you place butt implants towards the side, you can get more of an hourglass shape from front. i also have no projection from side view so... READ MORE

Hairline lowering surgery without raising brows - is this possible?

Is this possible at all? my brows are already REALLLY high and i dont want them raised even a tiny bit more, can the hairline be lowered without changing any part of the brows? READ MORE

My smile is messed up after my rhino, nasal spine premax implant? (Photo)

Doctors please help. i had a rhinoplasty where my columella and tip were projected and pulled down. i also had a premax graft placed through my upper lip area to give me more... READ MORE

I have thick neck muscles, can I use botox?

Hi, i have a really masculine neck for a woman. im not overweight or anything nor am i really taht muscular or do upper body exercises, but my neck is just has thick muscles... READ MORE

How to get rid of fat on my lower cheeks? (photos)

I have naturally fat cheeks and i am a thin person with relatively low body fat %. I am also 30 years old so i dont want to "keep" the fat any longer just so i might look... READ MORE

Stretching nostrils for future alarplasty, Rhinoplasty?

I had an alarplasty before and the curvature of my nostrils was flattened and retracted and just messed up. i have to get it corrected with some alar rim graft. i notice my... READ MORE

Will increasing gluteus muscles through exercise allow a bigger butt implant during insertion?

I want to get butt implants with the biggest reasonable size. Will doing exercises like squats to increase your natural gluteus size allow the doctor to put a bigger implant in... READ MORE

Recent comments from 647461anon

Hi waverunner, please check your inbox, thanks! READ COMMENT

Waverunner, how are you doing now? did you remove your implants or has the outlining gotten better? i am thinking about going to cerpa and would love ot talk if thats okay with you. hope to hear back from you READ COMMENT

And i will send oyu the email in a moment. sorry i've just been so busy READ COMMENT

Hang in there. you are a fighter. READ COMMENT

Wow, so i had a consult with dr pichet yesterday and it was just about the ugliest thing you could imagine. not even joking, it turned out worse than you could ever expect. do you have an email? it is long and i will tell you all about it. READ COMMENT