Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Member since 1/12/2009


  • 34 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 10 questions

Reviews & Stories

Chin......to Implant or Not to Implant - New Orleans

I really had never considered getting a chin implant. But because I was going to have rhinoplasty and because 2 surgeons recommended a chin augmentation, I went ahead with it. I clearly believe that this makes my profile more appealing. My only reservations regarding the surgery were the risks of nerve damage or infection. However, the nurse told me that if for any reason I do not like the... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Surgery Including Cartlidge Grafts from the Ear and Chin Implant. - New Orleans, LA

When I was in high school, a friend and I were leaving a party and were sitting in my car when I was attacked by another boy. As I sat, he punched me 3 times in my nose and mouth. My nose was fractured and septum was deviated by this. When I was 19, I had a septoplasty to relieve breathing problems but did not have a rhinoplasty at that time. Over the years I grew to dislike the crooked look... READ MORE

Questions from Tigerfan7777

How Likely Will Potentially Deadly Risks from Rhinoplasty Occur?

I'll be having a rhinoplasty soon with a doctor in New Orleans, and I really feel confident in his expertise. However, when I went to sign the papers, a few things scared me on... READ MORE

Is there a risk for a nerve damage after Chin Implant?

I am scheduled to have a chin implant soon. I have done some research and believe my surgeon is highly qualified, but I would still like to hear a response from a third party.... READ MORE

Can a Chin Implant Make Facial Muscle Cramps Worse?

It is very common for me to get muscle cramps right underneath my chin. The muscles there just ball up and hurt and then I rub the cramp out. Will the doctor cut into this... READ MORE

How Long is Chin Implant Pain Normal?

It has been almost a week since I got chin implant, and although I am not in as much pain as I was right after surgery, I am still in enough pain that it is difficult to eat. I... READ MORE

Crooked Nose or Uneven Swelling After Rhinoplasty?

I had Rhinoplasty to "straighten" my nose. I just got my cast off and it is clearly not straight. If a nose looks crooked when the cast is removed one week after... READ MORE

Why Did an Attempt to Remove a Deep Pit Acne Scar Result in an Even Worse Scar?

I had a deep pit chicken pox or acne scar at the top of my nose. I recently underwent Rhinoplasty and at the last minute asked that the surgeon do whatever he could to try to... READ MORE

Could Tape Removal After Rhinoplasty Have Harmed Results?

Originally, I went back to the doctor 4 or 5 days days after surgery and the he removed the cast and taped up my nose. He showed me how to tape it myself so that I could put... READ MORE

Chin Augmentation Risk of Nerve Damage?

I am 4 weeks post-op and still feeling pain, numbness and tinging. I keep reading that permanent nerve damage is possible but rare. Could someone please describe what... READ MORE

Reducing or Eliminating Nostril Scar After Rhinoplasty?

I had Rhinoplasty about 10 weeks ago, and one of my nostrils was reduced as part of the surgery. I like my nose, but hate my nostril scar. I really wish my doctor would have... READ MORE

Is Silicone Microdroplet Technique on the nose safe in the hands of a highly experienced and qualified plastic surgeon?

5 years ago I had rhinoplasty. In two follow-up visits, the surgeon used the microdroplet technique to inject liquid silicone into one side of my nose. Since I have been fine... READ MORE

Recent comments from Tigerfan7777

Sorry, I don't have before pics, only after. Other doctors I consulted were James Lanasa and John V Williams in Baton Rouge. I had no problems with Dr. Johnson to be just fine regarding bedside manner. I don't expect anyone to hold my... READ COMMENT

Absolutely. Expensive yes but I'm very satisfied and I am not easy to please. Also people rave about the facelifts he has done. READ COMMENT

Thanks for the compliment. I have gotten used to the ear. :) As for the nose, in follow ups I had very small injections of silicone to try to create the last bit of symetry. This practice is a little controversial since it is off label.... READ COMMENT

There was some swelling at first but it was not major. I don't even know if my friends could tell. Now (two years after surgery) it looks completely normal and natural. The front looks just like a normal chin and my smile looks normal.... READ COMMENT

Sorry you are not happy with your surgery. 15 months is a long time. I would look for another surgeon specializing in revision if you feel that you are very unhappy. I wouldn't use the same surgeon again if you do not like the results... READ COMMENT