Location: melbourne
Member since 2/18/2011


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Questions from perthboy

Does a History of Hair Loss Mean I Will Definitely Lose Mine?

I am a male 24 yrs old and i have family history of hair loss. my brother has it , my dad has it and so does my grandfather from both sides. my dad says that he started... READ MORE

Laser Beard Removal Infection

Last time i got it done i broke out in alot of little bumps and it was very painful for a week. i went to my doctor cos it felt really uncomfortable. i thought i was burnt. he... READ MORE

Westernising the Face

Hi i come from a polynesian background and wanted to make my face look more western. i know many ppl dont like the idea of me trying to change identity but i simply find that i... READ MORE

Buccal Fat

Hi i am a male and i am 24 yrs old. i had a buccal fat procedure when i was 19 yrs old. i have ethnic polynesion heritage and i requested my doctor take alot of fat out. hes... READ MORE

I had a Rhinoplasty which involved augmentation as a previous doctor "took too much out" in the first surgery.

Hi i had a rhinoplasty which involved augmentation as a previous doctor "took too much out" in the first surgery. my goal is to make the nose as long and projected as possible... READ MORE

Is getting a revision procedure 3 to 4 weeks before I'm "allowed" to have the procedure, bad?

I mean. can those 3 to 4 weeks really matter. my doctor is away at the moment and really need to know sooner. thanks. ps the procedure is a columella strut. READ MORE

Why Were My Porcelain Veneers White For Only The First Month?

I recently had 6 porcelain veneers on my top teeth and i asked for the whitest ones humanly possible as i really wanted the "made up" look. i also got them to make my... READ MORE

Revision Rhinoplasty- Open Rhinoplasty with rib cartligde to augment my tip.

I may have asked this before. but i have had several augmentation rhinoplasty procedures. atm i have a medpor shell implant. and a strut taken form the ear. im going to get my... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty and Smiling

I really hate how my nose changes upon smiling *droops*. i have had something called a "sinch suture" so my nose doesnt droop when smiling. however i had it removed... READ MORE

Cheek Augmentation for Male

Will getting cheek implants at a younger age in my 20's mean that ill have to get them again in my 50's or 60's. or is getting them done a permanent thing. is it... READ MORE

Why Has The Position Of My Lips Changed After Numerous Rhinoplasty Procedures?

Hi after numurous rhinoplasty procedures i have noticed that my lips position has completly changed compared to before i got any work done. why is this? when my lips are at... READ MORE

Cheek Implants After Buccal Fat Removal

Hi i had a buccal fat removal at age 19 as i wanted more of a hollow look to my cheeks. so far yrs later at 25 i am still happy with the results. im starting to see surgeons... READ MORE

Ethnic Rhino, Is A Strut Required If Increasing The Nose Tip Projection?

What is the difference between a columella strut and a shield graft? I'm due to get a columella strut soon to increase tip projection and elevate the tip but I didn't... READ MORE

What Is The Difference In Using Bone vs. Cartilage In Rhinoplasty?

Hi what is the difference between bone and cartilage in rhinoplasty and what is used for where. and what is the best option to use when the patient seems to absorb any graft... READ MORE


Will a columella strut taken from my rib (ear unsuccessful from previous surgery) be able to "lift and elevate" my lips at the same time to reveal more teeth?. or... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty - my doctor is against rib on the bridge cos of warping.

After having a medpor implant placed after unsuccessful septal grafts im happy but i realised that i really want to make the top of my nose bridge (radix region) alot WIDER so... READ MORE

Radix Implants

Does anyone recommend a radix implant specifically made for the radix region as a last resort?. ive been looking at the medpor website and they have an implant for that area.... READ MORE

Plastic Surgery and Anti-Aging Skin Care

Is it true that the results from plastic surgery are only as good as the skin its applied on?. id like to think that my dedication to looking after my skin and wearing spf... READ MORE

Rib Cartlidge

Im really concerned that my rib columella strut will resorb. why are doctors' opinions so different on this issue? i requested to my surgeon maybe we could use a implant in... READ MORE

How long after rhinoplasty withrib cartlidge do I need to stay at hospital ?

How long do i have to stay in hospital after a revision rhino with rib cartlidge. my doctor says it depends on how i feel. would it be one night or two ? READ MORE

Revision Rhinoplasty- Columella Strut, Rib Cartilage- No External Splint?

Hi im due to have a columella strut placed using rib cartilegde next week. i was wondering. is there anyway to request i dont have a big splint placed on my nose as im not... READ MORE

Pec Implants

This may sound silly. but i am a young slim male who is interested in pec implants. however i dont actually want my pec region bigger as i dont want to look stocky or muscly. i... READ MORE

Sub-Nasal or Bullhorn Lip Lifts - Permanent?

Do sun nasal or bullhorn lip lifts provide permanent results? im on 24 but ive noticed after several rhinoplasties my top lip has lowered and is not showing teeth. READ MORE

Is A Hanging Columeller Normal After A Revision Rhinoplasty?

Hi i had a columeller strut using rib cartlidge last week and wanted to know if the look of a hanging columeller is normal? this is also a multiple revision rhino. will this... READ MORE

Have Had Multiple Revision Rhinoplasties, What Additional Non-Surgical Options Do I Have?

4 yrs ago i had a bad rhinoplasty which made my nose very flat and underprojected. i have since had alot of rhinoplasties which finally ended last week. i now hav a medpor... READ MORE

Hanging Columellar After Rhinoplasty, What Are My Revision Options?

After having an alar base reduction last yr as a revision procedure ive noticed that although im happy that my nose is narrower at the base that from side on my ala look higher... READ MORE

Will Upper Jaw Surgery Fix a Fat Upper Lip Area and Willt he Projection of my Nose be Affected?

Can the upper jaw ( upper lip area) be taken backwards to help with a fat upper lip area?. i sort of have a monkey lip area. i think it would also be better for my bite. how is... READ MORE

Rhino Emergancy

Hi its been a week sincee my revision rhinoplasty using a rib cartlidge strut. ive noticed where the internal stiches are that i can see something white. i think its the strut... READ MORE

Will jaw/mandible Implants always make the face look boxier?

Will jaw implants always make the face more "bigger and boxy looking"?. i dont necessarily want a big michael jackson jaw i just want a stong point on the jaw area... READ MORE

Is a lip lift a surgery that is worth me doing?

Ive recently went to my doctor to talk about my lips when smiling after having numorous rhino's. i feel that when i smile my top two teeth are slightly covered. he said we... READ MORE

Laser Beard Removal

Which laser is best for skin type 3 or 4 with black hairs for laser beard removal? i had the candela alexandrite on a test patch and it was tolerable. also is it normal to have... READ MORE

How Can We Look Young Forever? Interested in Extreme Options for Dramatic Results

Simple question- how can we look young forever. what are the extreme options when it comes to achieving the more dramatic results. i already take care of my skin. but what... READ MORE

Would my Ethnic Rhinoplasty be Improved with A Silicone Implant?

Hi. ive recently had a medpor implant placed and a columeller strut taken from the rib as the ear strut was unsuccessful. what i would like to know is, if i had hypethetically... READ MORE

Normal To Leave Columella Graft Visible In Rhinoplasty?

Recently i had a columella strut placed using rib and the graft became visible. i then had it stiched up but i could still see the graft. the doctor says he left the graft near... READ MORE

Cheek Implants For Round Ethnic Face- Want Chiseled Cheekbones

If im a male person with a round ethnic mid face area and im wanting a chisselled european cheekbone look, what do i need to ask my surgeon and what do i need to know about... READ MORE

Best Options To Stay Looking Youthful?

Are we alllowed to have SOME fun in our lives to have a great looking life?. i stay out of the sun, wear spf, use aha's and hydroquinone at age 25 (male), however ona weekend i... READ MORE

Best Laser For Skin To Look It's Best?

Hi im a big beliver in prevention is better than a cure. i am a skin type 3 to 4, male and in my 20s,. i would like to know what laser procedures i should or expect to get or... READ MORE

Do UV Rays Penetrate Through Clothing?

Hi im a 25 yr old male and have been good with my skin care using spf whenever im outside facing the sun for yrs now. what i am now paranoid about is that uv rays penetrating... READ MORE

How Should I Incorporate Retin-A Into My Skin Care Ritual?

Hi i would like to start using retin a micro into my skin care ritual. i would like to know what strength i should use for BEST results and if what area i should use it on for... READ MORE

Is It Normal That I'm Having Firm Round Swelling 1 Week Post-Op Cheek Implants?

7 days ago i got cheek implants. im male who has had buccal fat removal in the past. i wantd to accentuate my cheeks by adding to the cheek bone area to give me more of a... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Revision- Columella Too Pointy

Hi. after several revision rhinoplasties (all closed) involving a medpor implant and a rib cartilegde strut (ethnic rhino) i would like to know that although i am happy with... READ MORE

Can I Have A Chin Implant Without Making My Chin Longer?

Hi im a male with an ethnic background and last yr i had a chin reduction as i didnt like my long chin. i also wanted him to make my chin "less masculine" and make it... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Adjust Alar Rims that are a Lot Higher Than the Columella?

Hi i wanted to ask about my nose. ive had a medpor implant and a columella strut placed in my nose. i also have had a alar base reduction procedure but ive noticed that evr... READ MORE

How Do I Know if My Anaesthetist is Ripping Me off ?

I would like everyones honest opinion. after having numourous nose jobs involving rib cartlidge and even some involving medpor implants and grafts etc etc my bill for the... READ MORE

Cheek Implants Infection, Is It Difficult to Slightly Reposition Them?

3 weeks ago i had cheek augmentation and i realised that the left side is much more puffier in the wrong areas as im a male and i wanted hiigh cheekbones. i realised that there... READ MORE

Cheek Implant Infection, Could This be the Cause of My Toothache?

Is drainage from a infected cheek implant bad for the teeth? im experiancing a toothache near the site of the incision on my back tooth and dont know if its just a coincedence? READ MORE

If Cheek Bones Were Asymmetrical Prior to Cheek Implants, Will They Still be Asymmetrical After?

Hi i would like to know if having assymetry cheek bones prior to cheek augmentation will result in a assymetric look aswell?. is that normal? or is that someone my surgeon... READ MORE

If Doctor Goes in to Clean/Apply Antibiotics to Infected Cheek Implant, is it Possible to Save Implant?

Im due to have surgery due to infection next week. my doctor says that he will have to clean out the infection and put antibiotics in the affected area and stich it back up... READ MORE

Unhappy With Porcelain Veneers 7 Months Post Op- Want Them Longer To Show When I Smile.

In march this yr i had got my top 6 teeth veneered. i do like them however my goal was to make them longer so when i smile you could seee the row of teeth. i wanted that... READ MORE

Cheek Implant Infection- Could The Open Pocket Be The Cause?

Hi back to my question about cheek implant infection. i yesterday had another operation on my left cheek to clean out the infection and had antibitics instilled in the area and... READ MORE

What's the Best Way To Refine a Bulbous ballpoint Tip?

I have had about 5 or 6 rhinoplasties by two doctors. the latter ive been working with to fix what my first doctor did. i have an etnic nose which was made too flat so now i... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have a Tip Plasty to Refine the Tip and Adjust the Columella?

I would like to know if a tip plasty requiring refinement of the tip and/or maybe fixing up the columella to nostril ratio is a less work compared to doing the whole nose?. ive... READ MORE

Is There Any Surgery in Addition to Bullhorn Lip Lift That Can Help Lift the Upper Lip?

Hi after several nose jobs ive noticed my upper lip covers a little bit of my teeth upon smiling. ive had a bullhorn lip lift which worked okay. but not really. is there any... READ MORE

Why Do Most People Choose to Have Fillers Instead of an Actual Facelift?

Are fillers for ppl who desire not to go under the knife at any time? does one need fillers or botox if they will nevr have a facelift? i dont want to waste my money cos i know... READ MORE

Do Different Cultures Require Different Facial Cosmetic Surgeries?

So i have been told that facial fillers look after volume loss to the skin whereas a facelift looks after gravitational issues. ie there is a need for both to be done for more... READ MORE

Can Roaccutane Affect the Hairline?

Is it normal for a males hairline to peak at the top of the head. i have a full head of hair but i noticed when i was a kid before taking accutane my hairline was... READ MORE

How Hard is it to Remove or Adjust a Medpor to Allor for Augmentation of Nose?

Hi i would like to know what exactly is the limit to augmenting the nose top to tip?. i had a bad rhino yrs ago and flattened my ethnic nose alot. so now i have a medpor... READ MORE

Is Propecia a Good Solution for Hair Loss?

Hi im a 25 yr old male and have been using a generic version of propecia as i have a family history of baldness. i started using this when i was 19. i still have my hair. i... READ MORE

During Revision Rhinoplasty How Much Do the Open and Closed Approach Differ?

After have many multiple augmentation revisions, do you think because my surgeon has chosen to do a closed technique on all occasions has resulted in sub standard result? do... READ MORE

Will I Get Good Results Removing Only Man Breast Tissue Without Liposuction?

Hi i am a young male who is not obese or anything at all and my doctor recently said i would benefit from a male gynocamastea surgery. what i would like to know is that is it... READ MORE

What Should I Use During Revision Rhinoplasty, Cartilage or Medpor?

I have recently spoken to my doctor and we have decided to add another layer of medpor on my ethnic nose to give me more projection instead of ear cartlidge. i have a rib strut... READ MORE

Tip Rhino Swelling Normal 2 Months Post Op

Hi. i have an ethnic nose and i undrwent a in january 30th by 6th revision rhino to augment my nose from a bad past rhinoplasty. im happy with my brigde now. i asked for tip... READ MORE

For Multiple Revision Rhinos, Is Ear Cartilage As Good as Rib?

Hi i just wanted to know in mulitple revision ethic rhinoplasty i recently had ear cartlidge used as a tip graft. i also had a medpor implant. i just want to know if the tip... READ MORE

Can a Bullhorn Lip Lift Be Reversed?

Can a bullhorn lip lift be reversed? i got it only to show my top teeth when smiling. and although i only got lifted a couple of milimetres and i like it what i dont like is... READ MORE

Alar Rim Graft, Is it Possible to Have a Revision?

Ive just recently had a revision augmentation rhino involving a second sheet of medpor implant and a ear cartildge tip graft and also my doctor tucked the columella in i think... READ MORE

Do People Get Body Lifts Sometimes from Aging and Volume Loss as Apposed to Weight Loss?

Does the body need lifting like the face does to due to gravity? i find that older men at the beach dont seem to look like how they did when they were younger even with a... READ MORE

Is Vaser Lipo Ideal for People Who are Slim but Still Have Fatty Untoned Areas?

Ok so ive been reading stuff on this vaser lipo and want to know who is this procedure actually for?. i am 60 kg. small build. and not fat but i dont have much tone and have... READ MORE

Ethnic Plastic Surgery, Could Thicker Ethnic Skin make it Hard to See Muscle Definition?

Hi i would like to know if ethnic or thick asian or indian skin plays a role in not showing up muscle tone fo eg on pecs and abs compared to caucasion skin?. or is it simply... READ MORE

2 Months After Revision Rhino, Will the Tip Appear More Refined as Swelling Decreases?

Hi 2 months ago i had a revision rhino on my ethnic nose. i had a open. i want to know if my recovery will slowely make the bottom of the tip area above the lip go higher from... READ MORE

Am I a Candidate for Liposculture and Are the Results Permanent? What if I Gain Weight?

How do i know if im a candidate for liposculpture? im healthy. i watch what i eat. i weigh 60 kgs. i have never fluctuated in weight unless sick and i have a toned body.... READ MORE

Calf Implants; Unsure of the Asymmetry?

Recently i had calf implants. i had two on each leg. i love the result and yes the implants are the "right" size for me. my doctor did say that the bigger size would... READ MORE

Do The Final Results Of Liposuction Show Etching on Abs?

Hi im 60 kg not fat and i am in need of gyncamastea surgery. what i would like to know is when it comes to liposuction on the abdomin and pec area doess that automatically... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Grafting; Medpor vs Rib Graft?

Without looking at the infection or extrusion rate and basing this purely on aesthetics, when augmenting an ethnic nose - does using rib graft have a different or better look... READ MORE

Can A Columella Strut Taken From Rib Not Be Long Enough?

Hi i have an ethnic nose and i once had a rhinoplasty by a doctor who reduced it too much and now i have been having revisions with my doctor trying to build it back up again... READ MORE

Chin Surgery. Is iIt Possible to Implant After A Reduction?

Is it possible to place a chin implant if ive had a chin reduction in the past? i asked my surgeon to have a feminized chin but i think i miss it. however. is it possible to... READ MORE

Can I Get My Old Projected Nose Back After Revision Rhinoplasties? (photo)

Hi 5 yrs ago i had a bad rhinoplasty. i went to another doctor and i had several revisions. i have had two lots of medpor, a rib columella strut, septal cartligdge and ear... READ MORE

Exercising and Sagging Skin. Does Exercising Have Anything to Do With The Aging Process?

Hi i wanted to know regardless of having an ideal weight and not being fat, but does exercising or having muscle have anythhing to do with antiageing of the body?. or is... READ MORE

Generic Version of Propecia Okay? How Long Can I Go Without Taking it?

Hi ive been taking finesteride tablets which is a generic version of propecia, my pharmacist says its the same thing but cheaper and i just quarter the tablet to get my dosage.... READ MORE

Steroid Injection After Cheek Implants?

Im a male and in september i have cheek augmenation to give me a more chiselled look. i have found that although i do like my implants i find that it made the area just above... READ MORE

Body Sagging. How To Prevent or Make It Look Better?

Does the body sag or age too like the face?. and how do we prevent it or help it to look better? based on someone who is not fat or carrying alot of weight. and what about the... READ MORE

Fat Transfer to My Ankles. Is This an Option?

Hi ive recently had calf augmentation with implants and i just feel that although im happpy with the area being augmented im not entirely happy with my ankles. i just feel if... READ MORE

Skin and Aging. Male Mid 20s, Olive, South Asian Complexion?

Is there any laser treatment i should be getting to look younger if i really dont have any specific problems?. if so which one?. i already use good skin care including a non... READ MORE

Anti Aging Supplements?

I would like to know if there are any specific proven supplements i can take to help by body defy age from the inside? i already take a high potency multi vitamin and some fish... READ MORE

Am I a Good Liposuction Candidate?

Hi i would like to know if i am a candidate for liposuction.i am a male, i have always been 60 kgs and never overweight. when i see other people who are my weight and size i... READ MORE

Chin Plastic Surgery. Should I Get An Implant For a Little Point?

2 yrs ago i had a chin reduction. im a male. it was done because i felt it was too long vertically and wanted it more pointier and less square. whilst still being masculine. my... READ MORE

Preventing the Body From Aging?

Like the face. does the body age too? in whats ways?. and do procedures that are done on the face to make to look younger do we have to do on the body? if so. what kind of... READ MORE

Chemical Peel At-Home. Are These Normal Symptoms?

Hi i know you may be against this but ive recently purchased a BHA at home peel solution that 20percent concentration. what i want to know is that it it normal for the skin to... READ MORE

Should I Wait After Applying Sunscreen Before Sun Exposure?

Hi i wear sunscreen whenever i am outside. mostly a spf 30. i wear one with synthetic sunscreen ingredients in it instead of a mineral one and its broad spectrum. my issue is... READ MORE

Hair Restoration. Is Accutane Responsible For My Hair Loss?

I would like to know if accutane is responsible for my hairline having two "peaks" just off my forehead that most men have. i noticed when i was a kid before taking it i had a... READ MORE

Electrolysis Effective On Male Beard?

Hi i was wonderinng if electrolysis works on the male beard. i really hate my facial hair and i feel dirty when it comes back hours later. i only love having a clean shave... READ MORE

Laser For Male Mid 20sto Rejuvenate Skin?

What kind of lasers are good for someone in there mid 20s who is a male. i use spf everyday, and all the retinol and aha and bha products. i just feel that dont work as good or... READ MORE

Lip Lift Second Round?

I had some dental work done to improve my smile. what i found was that my top lip when smiling covered my top teeth a little bit. i notice when people smile their top lip sits... READ MORE


Two things. i had calf augmentation but im left with 4 dark stripes on the back of my knee. how can i get rid of them? i have light asian coloured skin. secondly. i am a 60kg... READ MORE


Hi i went to a plastic surgeon last week and we discussed gynacamastea surgery and liposuction of the lower abdomen. i am only 60 kg. what i found is that my doctor doesnt do... READ MORE

Exercise After Liposuction?

Im a male and 60 kgs. my PS said that i am a good candidate for lower abdominal lipo and all over etching. what i want to know is that do we still excercise that area after the... READ MORE

Maxillofacial Surgery to Move Jaw Forward and Increase Tooth Show Possible?

Ive recently gone to a maxilo facial surgeon so he can move my jaw forward to increase tooth show, make my profile better and lift my nose tip from within (because my plastic... READ MORE

Facial Structure. Cheek Augmentation and Stronger Jaw line?

I wanted to know if maxillofacial surgery is an alternative to implantiing the face ?. i feel my mid face is very flat and 2D and would like my cheek augmented forward. the... READ MORE

Abdominal Etching?

Hi ive recently had abdomial etching and liposuction and gynacamastea liposuction. what would like to know is that does this mean that when i excercise i WILL actually see... READ MORE

Pec Implants After Gynecomastia?

Hi recently ive had gyncamastea operation only involving liposuction. what i want to know is t hat is it silly to loook into pec implants? will i simply be giving my self man... READ MORE

Are Porcelain Veneers the Gold Standard in Achieving the Whitest Teeth Humanly Possible?

2 yrs ago i had 6 porcelain veneers in my top teeth. i wanted to know if porcelain veneers are the gold standard in acheiving the whitest teeth humanly possible?. READ MORE

Lip Lift Reversal? Looks Like I'm Constantly Pouting.

Is any way of reversing a lip lift by either dividing the muscle, tissue expansion or even maxillofacial surgery ? i find that my upper lip is short and i constantly look like... READ MORE

Revision Rhinplasty. Shrinks Back to Original Size?

After building my nose brigde with medpor ,having a strut graft with using rib after a failed ear one (no septal cartilidge left). and ear cartildge used on my tip to build up... READ MORE

Revision Rhino. Does Medpor Cause Unusual Shape?

I was wondering regardless of your opinion on implants i wanted to know if medpor implants on the nose cause an unusual shape? i feel like the bridge of my nose is not pointy.... READ MORE

Lipo and Etching?

Hi im a 60 kg male who recently 6 weeks ago had liposuction on my tummy and breasts to treat man boobs. i also had abdominal etching. what i want to know is, that is it normal... READ MORE

Lipo For 60kg Male and Have Bunching?

Hi i am a 60 kg male and in january i had abdominal etching and liposuction. i dont exercisee and just have a naturallyy slim body. im starting to find that my abdomin is still... READ MORE

Oily Skin and Occasional Painful Cystic Pimpl?

When i was a teenager i was on meds called orantane due to my cystic acne. im a 26 yr old male now who looks after his skin also with daily use of spf. i find however that i... READ MORE

Abdominal Lipo and Still Feel Fat?

In january i had abdominal etching. im only 60 kgs and to be honest i havnt workd my ab muscles. i do like the result but for some reason i still feel fat. mainly at night... READ MORE

Porcelain Veneers 2 Years Ago On Top 6 Teeth. Can I Put Another Veneer Over Existing?

2 yrs ago i had my top 6 teeth veneered. i got the whitest one and them made longer to show more teeth when i smile. is it now possible to put another veneer over my existing... READ MORE

Scalp Reduction/Facelift/hair Restoration?

Hi im a male in my 20s and i know when the time is ready i want a facelift. i also know that if i do lose my hair i will also look into scalp reduction aswell. i also would... READ MORE

How Will a Browlift/Lower Facelift Effect Part of the Face that Were Untouched By Surgery?

About lifting the face. how does all this work. for eg if one person gets a brow lift and leaves the rest of their face alone doesnt that mean that the face will age... READ MORE

Facial Surgery? Who Should Perform My Jaw Implant Surgery?

Does it matter if a maxillo facial surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon perform jaw implant surgery? my issue is that my maxillo facial surgeon is more experianced but way over... READ MORE

Is Buccal Fat Removal Revision an Option?

About 7 yrs ago my maxillofacial surgeon removed my buccal fat (male/thick ethnic skin) from both cheeks and i remember him saying that he removed "3 cubic centimeteres" of fat... READ MORE