Location: Charlotte, NC
Member since 11/30/2011


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Reviews by candy26

African American Rhino - Miami, FL

I had been thinking about having rhinoplasty on/off since I was about 15 years old. A few weeks shy of turning 26, I finally got the courage to go through with the procedure. It took a couple years of research to choose a doctor. I tried finding a surgeon in my area, but ultimately decided to... READ MORE

Questions from candy26

What Are the Pros and Cons of Getting a Nasal Implant Versus Cartilage Grafting?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Getting a Nasal Implant Versus Cartilage Grafting? READ MORE

Is It Bad to Fly 48-72 Hours After Rhinoplasty and Have Another Surgeon Remove Your Splint?

I think I will be flying out of state to have my rhinoplasty (without septoplasty). Part of what is driving up the cost of this procedure for me is the travel accommodations... READ MORE

Can Pregnancy Effect Rhinoplasty Results?

I heard that hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause cartilage to soften. How could this affect a recent rhinoplasty (one completed between 6-12 months before pregnancy)... READ MORE

Discussions started by candy26

Are There Any Plastic Surgeons Experienced in African American Rhinoplasty in North Carolina, South Carolina, or Georgia?

I am 24 year old African American female interested in having nose surgery. I don't want an unnatural look, but would like it if the bridge of my nose was more defined and... READ MORE

Recent comments from candy26

Wow, sorry for the late response! The best advice I could give is to consult with at least a few doctors and also speak with their former ethnic rhinoplasty patients to get a feel for what to expect. Most of the time when you speak with... READ COMMENT

Thanks Marisa! I noticed the same thing during my search a couple of years ago. Most before/after pictures I saw rarely featured people with my nose type. What sold me on doing the surgery was speaking with my doctors patient... READ COMMENT

Hey Foxy. He actually used septal cartilage from my nose to make a graft. READ COMMENT

Your nose looks great! especially your profile. READ COMMENT

Ha, my birthday gift to myself last year, was also my nose job. So glad I did it, hopefully you will be happy as well. Good luck on your surgery! READ COMMENT