Member since 3/11/2013


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  • 3 discussions
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Questions from AliEllie

What Would You Do to Correct my Bulbous Nose with Thin Skin and No Nasal Hump? (photo)

I've gone to 5 consults with each doc recommending different procedures to correct my bulbous tip. I want to maintain my overall look and subtle refinement. I like my straight... READ MORE

Dissolvable sutures in columella and alarplasty incisions? (photo)

I had open rhinoplasty done 8 days ago. The sites for my alarplasty and the columellar incision seem to be healing well. My surgeon used dissolvable sutures and I was wondering... READ MORE

Massage of Alarplasty Incision?

I've heard that massaging a scar may help improve its appearance. I had alarplasty done 10 days ago and I would like to know if it is advisable for me to massage the incision... READ MORE

Post-op follow up visit protocol?

I'm wondering what the protocol is for follow-up visits. I had open rhinoplasty 6 weeks ago. I was told that unless I was having a problem, there was no need for follow-up and... READ MORE

Discussions started by AliEllie

How did you choose a Doc? Down to 3 surgeons

I'm having tip plasty/septoplasty/turbinate reduction in October. The cosmetic changes are minimal, only tip refinement and possible widening of an overly narrow bridge. I've... READ MORE

Is two weeks enough??

I know everyone heals at a different rate but I'm wondering if 2 weeks off of work is enough to pull off a "discreet" rhinoplasty... I'm literally the only woman amongst... READ MORE

Running/Exercise After Rhinoplasty?

I know this question has been asked a bunch of times, but I'm wondering if anyone can share their experiences... I'm wondering how soon after surgery I can get back to my... READ MORE