Faith2012

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Location: Bay Area, CA
Member since 1/16/2012

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  • 821 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 2 discussions
  • 881 comments
  • 2 questions

Reviews by Faith2012

My Biggest Regret - Bay Area, CA

I was always too afraid of getting a nose job because I would often see over-projected or turned up noses and I didn’t want to look like someone else. I often found myself liking the before pictures better than the after. I was happy with my looks but did not like my bulbous tip. One... READ MORE

Waste of Money and Not Worth the Side Effects - Bay Area, CA

I had an eyebrow that sometimes appeared slightly lower than the other. No one but me ever noticed this and it was only apparent sometimes. The surgeon recommended a brow lift. I wasn’t sure I needed this surgery and flip-flopped changing my mind a few times. The reason I went to see... READ MORE

Neck Lipo-sculpture (Lipo-suction) - Danville, CA

During my first visit to get a rhinoplasty estimate, I had asked the doctor if exercise would help my neck that was just starting to lose some elasticity. He recommended neck lipo-suction. I was shocked and told him that I didn’t have any fat to suction. He said that it didn’t matter... READ MORE

Questions from Faith2012

Nose Still Plugged10 Weeks Post Primary Rhinoplasty: Swelling or is Something Wrong?

Hello, 10 weeks post Rhinoplasty (Open surgery w/packing) and still having problems breathing through my nose. My nose sometimes whistles. My doctor said it is allergies but I... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Revision Advice on Fillers or Best Method to Fill in Dents? (photo)

Hi, seeking advice on the best method to fill dents on sides of my nose. I've read conflicting info on perm fillers and read rib cartilage can warp over time. I need to restore... READ MORE

Discussions started by Faith2012

Revision covered by medical insurance?

Hello,  I was wondering if anyone knows if a revision (at least the part that restores breathing) is covered by medical insurance.  Thank you READ MORE

Rhinoplasty advice ~ based on my own experience and research

Write down all your questions and concerns before each consultation and bring photos or whatever else can aid in communication.  Do not be too nice or afraid to hurt... READ MORE

Recent comments from Faith2012

I think it is wise to go on a few consultations. Are you trying to stay in the Los Angeles area? If so, have you considered Andrew Frankel? Good luck! Looking forward to your updates. READ COMMENT

Looking forward to your updates! Best of luck to you and thanks so much for sharing your experience and photos with us! May I ask who did your primary? READ COMMENT

Unfortunately I've noticed that for a lot of people rhinoplasty is a trade off. You trade one thing you don't like for another. I wish surgeons were honest enough to explain this along with all the risks but they just give their sales... READ COMMENT

Hi there! So glad that things are looking better for you. I would LOVE to hear more details about your experience, including what you thought of each doctor you consulted with and who you ended up choosing for your revision. You... READ COMMENT

Thanks very much... READ COMMENT