Location: Sfat, IL
Member since 6/13/2011


  • 14 total posts
  • 14 questions

Questions from NateL

Notched Nostrils After Rhinoplasty

Hello, I had a nose augmentation with rib cartilage (bridge and tip) about 7 days ago and I am really worried because my nostril openings are showing more. Should I be thinking... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty - Rib Cartilage Absorption

Hello, I recently had an augmentation rhinoplasty with my own rib cartilage and the surgeon purposely over-augmented the graft to compensate for absorption. I think it looks... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty - Rib Cartilage Augmentation - 10 Days Post Op

Hello, 10 days ago I had my first augmentation rhinoplasty with my own rib cartilage. Now, i completely regret it. So I was wondering if it's possible to remove the grafts... READ MORE

Paranasal Augmentation Wth Rib Cartilage

Hello, Almost 3 weeks ago, I had 2 small pieces of rib cartilage put into my paranasals to alleviate the depressed area around my nostrils. I was wondering how long would I... READ MORE

Lip and Chin Numbness 1 Month After Sliding Genioplasty

Hello, I had a sliding genioplasty almost 1 month ago. My lower lip and chin are still partially numb. Should I be worried? Thank you very much! READ MORE

Tip Projection After Rhinoplasty

Hello, I had a rhinoplasty with rib cartilage (bridge and columellar strut) 2.5 weeks ago and I'm feeling weird about how my tip looks. Aside from being bulbous, it seems... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty - Columellar Strut Too Long. It Pushes my Lip Forward. Will It Go Back?

I had a rib graft rhinoplasty (dorsum and strut) about 7 weeks ago and I am really not happy about how my lip looks (the upper portion of the lip). The lip is very projected... READ MORE

Is It Possible To Have Revision Genioplasty To Relocate The Implant Upwards?

Hello, I had a sliding genioplasty almost 6 months ago and my chin was augmented 8mm. I think my chin is still not projected enough and also is making my face looking longer... READ MORE

Shaving Rib Cartilage Graft on Bridge For Revision Possible?

Hello, 6 months ago, I had rib grafts put into my bridge and tip (strut) of my nose. Now i think the bridge is too high (2.5mm) and the tip is upturned, stiff, and... READ MORE

Is Accutane Safe After Rhinoplasty? I've Read About It Causing Deformities.

Hello, I had a revision rhinoplasty 11 weeks ago and everything is going well. However, I recently went to my dermatologist and she recommended me to take 40mg of accutane... READ MORE

The Rib Cartilage Graft on Nose Bridge is Not in the Center. Can It Be Fixed?

Hello, I have a question about my recent rhinoplasty. About 7 months ago, I had an augmentation rhinoplasty with a rib cartilage graft and I have noticed that the bridge is a... READ MORE

5 weeks post op Chin Implant, I have tingling numbness. Is it normal? Will sensation be back?

Hello, I had a chin augmentation with implant 5 weeks ago and the left half of chin and lip are still numb. (from center of lip to a few millimeters before corners of mouth)... READ MORE

Revision rhinoplasty with rib 3 years ago and I continue to have intermittent swelling to this day. Should I consider revision?

Hello, I had a revision rhinoplasty in 2011 with rib augmentation. At the beginning the swelling was significant but it slowing went down. However, for some reason, my nose... READ MORE