Location: Saint James, NY
Member since 1/4/2012


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  • 4 discussions
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Questions from shabby

What Type of Pre Op Testing is Needed for a Rhinoplasty? Blood Work? Ekg?

What Type of Pre Op Testing is Needed for a Rhinoplasty?  Blood Work? Ekg? READ MORE

What Could Be Done to Slim my Bulbous Nose? Tip? (photo)

Thanks in advance for any insight. I am a 45 year old women who is seeking a primary rhinoplasty to mostly reduce the tip of my nose. Due to my age, I really don't want a... READ MORE

Is an EKG Necessary for Pre-op Rhinoplasty in a 45 Year Old with No Heart Issues?

Hi! I am a healthy 45 year old woman who is currently seeking primary rhinoplasty. I am finding that pre-op testing varies greatly from doctor to doctor. I understand having... READ MORE

Is it Encouraged to Bring Photos of Noses I Like to a Consultation for Rhinoplasty?

Hi, I am going for a primary consultation for rhinoplasty. Is it frowned upon to bring photos of noses I like to a consult? Obviously, it is not going to look exactly like... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty (Tip Work) & Septoplasty

Hi! Just had a consult to discuss having the tip of my nose refined and a slight bump removed. During the exam, the doctor said I have a deviated septum and wants me to have a... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Before or After Double Prophylactic Mastectomy w/ Reconstruction?

Hi, Several months back, i scheduled for a rhinoplasty for july. I waited for years to finally make the decision and scheduled. Last month I was diagnosed with LCIS (lobular... READ MORE

Fat Transfer for Correction After Mastectomies. Recovery Time?

I had prophylactic bilateral mastectomies with tissue expanders in August. Exchange to silicon implants in December. My plastic surgeon suggested fat transfer from my outer... READ MORE

Discussions started by shabby

Has anyone consulted or had rhinoplasty with Sam Rizk?

I am really impressed with Sam Rizk' reviews and plan to have a consult for a primary rhinoplasty.  Just wondering if anyone has experience with him.   Thank you READ MORE

Has anyone have any feedback on Jon Turk in New York?

I have two consults lined up. One with Sam Rizk in April and one with Jon Turk.  I have read tons of reviews on Rizk but can't find many on Turk. Anyone have any info... READ MORE

Tip Rhinoplasty. NYC. Nolan Karp, MD.....

I am scheduled to have my nose tip refined (very boulbous) in April.  I have consulted with Nolan Karp.  Does anyone know of him?  Also, if you have had your tip... READ MORE

Recent comments from shabby

I am meeting with Sam Rizk in April. I know what you are saying about all the good reviews although I did see a couple of lukewarm ones. I am also consulting with Jon Turk tomorrow. A couple of doctor friends say Nicolas Tabbal is... READ COMMENT

Hi Javarava, Thank you so much for the post. I am going for a consult on April 4. I am heavily leaning towards him. Hard nothing but wonderful things. What pre-surgical testing does he require? Blood tests? EKG? Just keep hearing... READ COMMENT

Hi there, I was just going to ask the same question. I have done some research and am considering Sam Rizk, Jon turk, John Sherman. Do you have any preferences yet? READ COMMENT

Hi there! I am 46 (47 in july!) and after years of HATING my nose made the decision to finally have it done! I am beyond excited. I figured I am in the prime of my life and why not? I found that as I age, my nose got larger. A... READ COMMENT