Location: Bay Area, CA
Member since 4/17/2014


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Questions from kiwibird000

Is there a way to lengthen the columella?

I had a rhinoplasty 6 months ago. My doctor deprojected my nose and also shortened my columella. Now my nose looks smashed down to my face and my nostrils are wide and in a... READ MORE

Will massaging the tip of my nose actually help it heal and soften up faster, or will it make it worse?

I am 6 months post op. The tip of my nose is still very swollen and really hard especially in the mornings. I get the urge to massage it and squeeze it in hopes of it getting... READ MORE

How do you handle a Rhinoplasty patient who cannot use a cast or tape on their nose? Is a cast and tape crucial?

I had a rhinoplasty 7 months ago. I had to take my cast and tape off after only two days due to severe contact dermatitis. My nose was horrifically swollen and looked severely... READ MORE