Ethnic Rhinoplasty - Westfield, NJ

I have wanted rhinoplasty for a couple of years...

I have wanted rhinoplasty for a couple of years now, ever since I was 14. I am 21 now and finally made a choice on a surgeon after a year of searching, consults and reading reviews. I am scheduled for surgery on sept 9 with dr Carlos Burnett and hopeful that he can give me the results I want. I have had numerous consults with doctors in BH, New York and Chicago but I am most confident with Dr Burnett and his staff

Post op day 4

Day of surgery-
Went in at 6:30am did blood work then surgery at 8:30am. I didn't wake up until late into the night don't remember what time. Had so much pain from rib graft.

Post of days 1-4 first night slept in the hospital and got released the next day. Slept on and off for the past four days and finally starting to feel like myself again finally. Ready to get my splints removed and breath through my nostrils again

Ten days post op

I am ten days post op today. Got to see my nose for a bit before doctor taped it. Swelling has gone down a lot and my bridge is higher and tip is less bulbous. It should take a year for it to fully heal though since my skin is so thick.

Post op #2

I had my second post op today. Dr took off the tape and showed me how to tape & massage my nose. I am very happy with the way my nose turned out and will post more pictures once the swelling is all the way down. My profile is so much better and the tip is refining more and getting smaller each day.

I am so happy with my choice of Doctor.
For those of you who are ethnic patients searching for a rhino surgeon, especially Asian and African Americans with thick skin, you guys should definitely make a consult with Dr Burnett. I myself had 10+ consults in a two year span ranging in places from Chicago, Beverly Hills and New York and felt the most comfortable with Dr Burnett. Just because a doctor is featured in a magazine or is a celebrity plastic surgeon doesn't always mean their skills in the operating room are up to par with the hype they are given. Dr Burnett is truly an artist who listens to you and what you want. His staff is also wonderful.

Post op

I still have numbness and swelling in the tip.

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One month

One month post up.
Nose is slowly getting more refined each day. The picture shows the shadow lines forming better, although I contoured my nose and had some weird lighting
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