Location: Charlotte, NC
Member since 11/30/2011


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  • 1 review
  • 1 discussion
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

African American Rhino - Miami, FL

I had been thinking about having rhinoplasty on/off since I was about 15 years old. A few weeks shy of turning 26, I finally got the courage to go through with the procedure. It took a couple years of research to choose a doctor. I tried finding a surgeon in my area, but ultimately decided to travel out of state to Dr. Roger Pielet. I'm so glad that I made the decision. I am currently 3 months... READ MORE

Questions from candy26

What Are the Pros and Cons of Getting a Nasal Implant Versus Cartilage Grafting?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Getting a Nasal Implant Versus Cartilage Grafting? READ MORE

Is It Bad to Fly 48-72 Hours After Rhinoplasty and Have Another Surgeon Remove Your Splint?

I think I will be flying out of state to have my rhinoplasty (without septoplasty). Part of what is driving up the cost of this procedure for me is the travel accommodations... READ MORE

Can Pregnancy Effect Rhinoplasty Results?

I heard that hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause cartilage to soften. How could this affect a recent rhinoplasty (one completed between 6-12 months before pregnancy)... READ MORE

Discussions started by candy26

Are There Any Plastic Surgeons Experienced in African American Rhinoplasty in North Carolina, South Carolina, or Georgia?

I am 24 year old African American female interested in having nose surgery. I don't want an unnatural look, but would like it if the bridge of my nose was more defined and... READ MORE

Recent comments from candy26

Hi Mary!! I know how exciting that is to have surgery only one month away. What surgeon did you choose? And yes we could definitely talk more about the surgery (inbox me for more info). I actually can't believe it's been two years for... READ COMMENT

Also unfortunately Dr. Pielet passed away early last year :-( READ COMMENT

Thank you!! And no that is me trying to do a controlled smile, lol. My natural smile is really wide, but I realize it looks best. READ COMMENT

I would love too! Though I am currently expecting and hoping to go into labor any day now. Once all the pregnancy swelling goes down, I will gladly update :-). READ COMMENT

Sadly, Angie is correct :-( He passed away last year. Very talented man READ COMMENT