Location: Hudson, FL
Member since 12/21/2011


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Questions from Realgirl00

I recently had rhinoplasty/septoplasty. Can Alar Rim Grafts Be Removed?

I recently had rhinoplasty/septoplasty. My surgeon said I had too much nostril show, so I agreed to alar rim grafts crafted from septal cartilage. I don't like the shape of my... READ MORE

Dark Circles After Rhinoplasty- Shape Change Possible?

I am 3 weeks post rhino-septoplasty. My bridge looks wider, & the corners of my eyes now butt up against it. My hereditary undereye circles are now more pronounced. They... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Use Juvederm or Restylane (Tear Trough Region) for Many Years?

Hello! I had rhinoplasty 3 months ago & now have noticeable hollows under my eyes. I expressed my concerns to my PS, and he discussed fat transfer with me. I am NOT ready... READ MORE

Why Do I Have a Crease and Bulges Under my Nose Following an Open Rhinoplasty? (photo)

3 months post septo/rhino. Now when I smile, there's a crease under my nose & bulges under both nostrils. My tip is VERY swollen, beaky & firm; my PS put in a tip graft... READ MORE

Can You Please Recommend Excellent Revision Rhinoplasty Specialists in Ohio? (5 Months Post Open Rhinoplasty/septoplasty)

I am so self-conscious & embarrassed, as my whole face has changed. My bridge is wide, over-reduced & washed out, making my once-pretty eyes look ugly; there's a lump... READ MORE

What Are These Dark Lines/depressions Next to my Eyes Following Open Rhinoplasty/septoplasty? 5 Months Post-op (Photo)

Possibly from osteotomies? Could they resolve? The lines are very visible when I smile, extending into the tear trough region, making more of a shadow & really aging my... READ MORE

What Are Some Possible Causes of Tear Trough Deformity? 5 Months Post-open Septo/rhino (Photos)

Prior to surgery, my eyes looked youthful. I had faint under eye circles, but the darker coloring was mostly near the inner corners and faded out. Since surgery, I have... READ MORE

What Could Cause my Nose to Look Like This? I Am So Embarrassed. 6.5 Months Post-op, Open Septo/rhino (Photos)

Last time I saw my surgeon, he said this looked good. Not sure what he was looking at. What went wrong? (Osteotomies, spreader graft, dorsum shaved, alar rim graft, tip work,... READ MORE

Tear Trough Region HORRIBLE After Rhino. Conflicting Opinions on How to Treat. 9-months Post-op (Open Septo/rhino)?

Under eye area destroyed from rhinoplasty. Have you heard of this? Dorsum/dorsal septum over-resected; inverted-v w/nostril collapse.Tear troughs deep, dark, puffy. I got... READ MORE

I Had Juvederm in the Tear Trough Region but Need More Filler. Can I Layer Belotero on Top of Juvederm?

Eyes looked good for 2 weeks, but as swelling dissipated, it became clear I needed more Juvederm. PS said I'd probably need another whole syringe. I've since learned that... READ MORE

Do 2 Syringes of Juvederm Seem Excessive for the Tear Trough Area?

Ever since rhino, I have basset hound eyes. I recently had Juvederm for the tear troughs-1 whole syringe for both. Results looked great for 2 weeks; then they returned to... READ MORE

Can Belotero Smooth Results from Juvederm in the Tear Trough Region?

Hi! Recently had 1/2 syringe of Juvederm placed under each eye. PS says I need another whole syringe of Juvederm-no noticeable improvement. Since the injection, I have little... READ MORE

Do These 3 Different Plans for Secondary Rhino Sound Reasonable? How Do I Choose? 10 Months Post Open Septo-rhino (photo)

Doc 1: Osteotomies, silastic implant to raise bridge & push tip down, lower alar rims, spreader grafts. Doc 2: No osteotomies, rib to raise bridge & push tip down,... READ MORE

11 Months Post-op-Septorhinoplasty; Nose is So Hard It is Difficult to Kiss?

Hi! Primary surgery last March. Dr. put in some type of tip grafts w/septal cartilage. My nose has not softened and does not budge at all; really leads to some awkward kissing.... READ MORE

Can some, but not all, Voluma be dissolved from upper cheeks?

Hi! Had one syringe of Voluma in cheeks to help minimize eye bags. My face looked more youthful,troughs were softened, but not fully corrected. 2 weeks later, we added a full... READ MORE

Discussions started by Realgirl00

Has anyone had a positive revision experience in Ohio? With whom?

I need a top revision specialist here in Ohio, as I now have an overly-shortened upturned nose. I know this requires great skill to correct.  I would love to hear... READ MORE

Recent comments from Realgirl00

Hi! You look fabulous! :) Did the injections go into your tear trough area directly? Were your cheeks enhanced too, to help minimize the appearance of bags and lift the whole area? I was told I can't get Voluma directly under my eyes... READ COMMENT

Hi! I have an upcoming consultation with Dr. Mangat for revision rhino- i am anxious to see what he says. Would you be willing to post any before/after pics? Thank you! So glad you have a successful outcome. Your review is very encouraging. READ COMMENT

Yea! What a great-looking nose! :) Did Dr. Becker augment the bridge as well? If so, which type of cartilage did he use? I am gearing up for my revision and trying to be REALLY informed this time. I need my bridge built up, nose... READ COMMENT

Your nose has such a beautiful shape and really complements your features. Eyes are looking great! Congratulations! READ COMMENT

My goodness! What a beautiful result. I hope I am as fortunate with my revision rhino, as I do not recognize the face staring back at me from the mirror. I long to look like me again! Do the rib grafts feel strange? Do you think the... READ COMMENT