Location: houston
Member since 1/7/2011


  • 78 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 discussions
  • 4 questions

Reviews & Stories

Rhinoplasty, June 2012, Houston, TX...I did it!!!

This review has been in the works for awhile now. My rhinoplasty journey started years ago. I am happy with my features, but I have always wanted a nose that functions and looks better. I want a nose that blends in, not stands out. My main concerns are 1)hump on nose 2)bulbous tip 3)slightly crooked 4)breathing, allergies and sinus issues. I plan to have my surgery this summer. I have not... READ MORE

Questions from bnosey

I Have Seen Almost 10 Physicians. How Do I Know when I've Found the Right One?

I Have Seen Almost 10 Physicians.  How Do I Know when I've Found the Right One? READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Experience Vs Better Pictures?

Is is better to go with someone who has years of (20+) experience? Or choose someone who's before/after pictures you liked better (even though they did not have the same... READ MORE

What Surgery Options Would You Suggest for my Nose? (photo)

Would love to hear what the doctors in the realself community would suggest for my nose (picture attached). Thank You for your time. I appreciate it! READ MORE

What is a Better Choice? Straight or SLIGHTLY Sloped Nose?

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to answer our questions on RealSelf. I have read/heard both verdicts for a woman's profile. Some say that a completely straight nose... READ MORE

Discussions started by bnosey

Looking for a Humble, but QUALIFIED Rhino Doctor...advice?

I have been researching rhinoplasty for years. I have met several doctors. I loved Dr. Kridel, but need to save more money! Any recs on someone similar to his expertise. Thanks! READ MORE

Anyone Have Rhinoplasty with Dr. Siegel? Or Dr. Athre? Dr. Kridel? (Texas)

Anyone Have Rhinoplasty with Dr. Siegel?  Or Dr. Athre?  Dr. Kridel?  (Texas) READ MORE

Recent comments from bnosey

Oh no! I am so sorry that after 3 rhinoplasty procedures you were not able to get what you wanted. Try to wait it out, maybe the swelling is distracting the nose from what it will actually look like. 2 months is still so early. I am... READ COMMENT

Hi Morgan7! Yes, my nose definitely "bounced" between swollen and not swollen. At times, it does suck to wake up and feel like you're regressing in progress. But, I agree, hang in there! Each body heals differently. Try to follow... READ COMMENT

Hi stylesgirl- please do not worry or panic. what you are seeing is completely normal! i promise! i remember feeling very hurt and frightened when i came home after the bandages came off. i looked so weird, swollen, big and just... READ COMMENT

No shots, i just rested a lot and applied cool compresses and my arnica ;). so sorry for the late reply!! READ COMMENT

Hi Cara790! Well every surgery is priced depending on the extent of work you'll need..cosmetic and functional issues can raise or lower the price! Also, I would PLEAD anyone to save up and go to someone they like rather than someone... READ COMMENT