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


  • 921 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 2 discussions
  • 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'm still the same however busy taking care of my elderly mother so I had to cancel an appt with Dr. Frankel when my mother got sick. I'm also still looking to fix it...just don't know when I'll get the chance. I'm glad to hear that... READ COMMENT

I'm sorry Rain. It really sucks for you and me both but thank you for sharing your experience with us because I'm hoping people will be a lot more cautious and less trusting than we were. So many misleading doctors, and (fake)... READ COMMENT

I just try to stay busy and put my elderly mother, kids, and grandkids first. I hope that someday I'll be able to fix these health and aesthetic issues from this botch but for now I remind myself that I have blessing to be thankful for... READ COMMENT

I think you look lovely. It's been over 4 years for me and I have to tell you that the nose continues to change so please don't waste life being unhappy. I wish I had your results. My surgeries were huge botches and I regret them... READ COMMENT

I'm so glad that you had the courage to move forward and do something about it. Congratulations to you! Thanks for sharing. READ COMMENT