Location: New Mexico, NM
Member since 4/26/2012


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Reviews by butterfly3443

Consultation Only - Arrogant Doctor - San Diego, CA

I've had a rhinoplasty from a different doctor which left me with a nose that didn't function well and I don't like the way it looks. I did my research and found Dr. Hilinski and thought he would be really good. I had been emailing him questions and he would get right back to me (now I think it... READ MORE

Consultation only: Not As Nice As Everyone Says - Dallas, TX

So I go all the way to Dallas to have a rushed consultation with Dr. Cochran. I had high expectations because everyone keeps saying "hes so nice! blah blah blah!" hes NORMAL hes not going out of his way to be nice. If you look at my pics in my other reviews you can see my nose and what I want... READ MORE

Questions from butterfly3443

Cant Breathe Well a Year After Rhinoplasy/Septoplasty/Submucous?

Cant Breathe Well a Year After Rhinoplasy/Septoplasty/Submucous .... Something. I had my ENT doctor cousin do a nose job on me because I wanted a smaller nose, he also said I... READ MORE

Since I have thick skin doctors can't use cartilage grafts in my nose to make it so I can breathe again. Any suggestions?(photo)

After 2 failed rhinoplasties I can no longer breathe. I went to see Dr. Hilinski in San Diego, he didn't examine me very thoroughly and he said the only way I'll be able to... READ MORE

My doctor took the bulbous out of my tip. Can a rhinoplasty specialist give me a tip back? (photo)

My doctor seems to have completely taken the tip of my nose away, I HATE it. Can a rhinoplasty specialist give me a tip back? READ MORE

I have overly reduced nose, thick skin, can no longer breathe. What can be done? (photos)

My nose got overly reduced, and among other problems the biggest is my breathing, I feel like someone is pinching my nose all the time and the walls of my nose are always... READ MORE

Does it sound like I have empty nose syndrome? (photo)

I got a nasoseptalplasty and a bilateral submucous resection turbinates 4 years ago. He also changed the shape of my nose drastically and made it way to small. I can no longer... READ MORE

What can be done about a nostril that has been reduced too much and has collapsed? I have very thick skin (Photo)

My right nostril was cut way more than my left. The only thing a very good surgeon has said that can be done is to cut into the skin (columella) the same nostril on the inside... READ MORE

Why does no doctor want to help me? Why do they not realize I cant go through life wearing Breathe Right Strips? (photo)

I've had 1 rhino in the past and he took out too much cartilage so now I can't breathe. Dr.Hilinski-Told me he would raise the bridge but it might not help and that I should... READ MORE

After a failed rhinoplasty I've lost all airflow through my right nostril even wearing a breathright strip. (photos)

I look at doctors that specialize in only rhinoplasty/revisions and I get excited but then I dig a little deeper and find horrific reviews on them. I need a surgeon that's... READ MORE

Cannot breathe after fail Rhinoplasty 4 yrs ago. 10% airflow from right nostril, 50% airflow on the left. Any suggestion?(photo)

I've been to 4 doctors now, none of them have said I have collapsed valve, but I cannot breathe. They all tell me to live with it, there is nothing they can do. And its not... READ MORE

Who is considered the best rhinoplasty revision specialist in the United States?

I know this question has been asked but I think there needs to be an updated one. READ MORE

Who are the rhinoplasty revision specialists in the United States?

I need an ENT and facial plastic surgeon that specializes in rhinoplasty revisions. It doesn't seem like many are out there. Please refer me to some besides Cochran, Hilinski,... READ MORE

Is being on Nasacort the rest of your life bad for you?

I got a rhinoplasty by my ENT doctor cousin 4 years ago, I cannot breathe in addition to my nose being hideous. Nasacort is the only thing that seems to help and keep me sane.... READ MORE

How much different is a revision rhino from a primary rhino?

Wondering what the differences are from a primary rhinoplasty and a revision rhinoplasty. I see doctors say its almost a completely different surgery. Is this true? READ MORE

Recent comments from butterfly3443

That's why you sign papers, so its damn near impossible to sue them or get anything from them if things go wrong. READ COMMENT

Yeah good luck with getting the doctor paying for your revision elsewhere. Does not happen READ COMMENT

I think it really just depends on the person regardless of race. Its not that big of a deal just harder to get lots of refinement with thick skin. But it also covers flaws which in my case is probably a good thing since my doctor did a... READ COMMENT

If they didn't mention anything then you probably don't have thick skin READ COMMENT

They will definitely tell you, every doctor I've been to tells me. Im 100% caucasian READ COMMENT