Location: US
Member since 8/18/2010


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Questions from delac

Unhappy with Results - Should I Get a 2nd Rhinoplasty?

After 3 months from my surgery I dont completely like results. My nose is still very swelled and the tip looks long in profile because of this. I had an open rhinoplasty... READ MORE

14 Months Post Rhinoplasty: Still Swelling or Did I Get a Bad Nose?

After rhinopalsty my nose swelled abnormally, to the extent that I looked almost like a pig. All these months I have been blaming swelling for my below-average results but now... READ MORE

Is Alar Base Reduction a Good Option for my 2nd Rhinoplasty?

I am not entirely happy with my first rhinoplasty. My nose is not as straight in profile as I would like and the septum is unnecessarily protruded. In addition, I want to have... READ MORE

Computer Imaging: Are These Reasonable Expectations for a Revision Rhinoplasty?

I want the nose to be smaller, more squared/shaped, and with smaller nostrils. Are these reasonable expectations and will alar base reduction be necessary? Sometimes the... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have Revision Rhinoplaty and Otoplasty at the Same Time and Could This Affect the Results?

Rhinoplasty is performed with the patient lying on the back so how is it possible to perform a surgery on ears when the head rests on the operating table? Could this affect... READ MORE

How Bad is It to Have Rhinoplasty & Otoplasty One Week Before or After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

I know that if I deal with the teeth after rhinoplasty, they may damage the nose during the surgery. In either case, can there be complications stemming from going under... READ MORE

How Long to Wear Headband After an Otoplasty That Involved Cartilage Excision?

I had cartilage excised from both of my ears and had the ears attached with permanent sutures to the head. My surgeon said that I should wear the headband for a month and... READ MORE

Is $780 Too Expensive for 4 Sets of Vivera Retainers?

I read online that some are offering it for 400-500 dollars. Is my orthodontist adding the rest for personal profit? READ MORE

Should I Get Vivera Retainers if I'm Planning Dental Restoration in the Future?

I just got done with regular braces but some of my front teeth are a little chipped and my current in-office transparent retainer is shaped that way. If I order Vivera sets... READ MORE

Which Method of Alar Base Reduction Would You Use on Me?

I already had 2 rhinoplasties (last one 6 months ago) and while I am happy with my profile, the lower front of my nose looks pretty wide for my taste. Do I need a weir... READ MORE