Dorsal Hump, Crooked Nose, and Bad Airways - Seattle, WA

You would think that a big nose would have bigger...

You would think that a big nose would have bigger airways, but that was never the case for me. I've always been a mouth breather, and my nose shape never really fit my face.

I chose Dr. Portuese based on reviews I read on RealSelf and I was not disappointed! Getting my nose straightened was a huge confidence boost, and I love my profile without the hump.

My breathing improvement was not as drastic as I'd hoped (something that Dr. P warned me about), but I'm hoping it will continue to improve. I'm not a mouth breather 24/7, but I definitely am at night.

Recovery was pretty difficult for me. The cast thing feels like a binder clip on your nose even without the stuffing. I'd recommend anti-anxiety drugs over pain meds if you have the choice since pain meds don't really help. 

Overall, I'm glad I did it, but I'm glad it's over!

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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