Location: Houston, TX
Member since 1/11/2012


  • 8 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

My Fabulous Rhinoplasty - Houston, TX

PROS: -Facial balance -My face looks more beautiful than I expected -Breathing significantly better -Felt confident in my plastic surgeon's ability to perform "perfect" or as close to results -Improved self-esteem, in regards to my nose -Less pain than anticipated -Fabulous doctor (Dr. Mentz is a Plastic Surgeon that I highly... READ MORE

Questions from Smartbarbie

My Tip is SUPER Swollen Now That I Have Stopped Tapping Nose During the Day, Should I Keep It Up? (photo)

I had Rhinoplasty, tip refinement and septoplasty on December 22, 2011. The cast was taken off a week later and at that time my doctor told me to begin taping my nose during... READ MORE

Is a Chin Implant or Fat Grafting Better? How Does Fat Grafting Work?

I want chin augmentation to create better facial balance. Is a chin implant or fat grafting better? How does fat grafting work? Suggestions please... :) READ MORE

Recent comments from Smartbarbie

Hi 3324anon! I apologize for taking so long to respond to your question, but, I wanted to make sure that I gave you an accurate response. I chose Dr. Mentz for a couple of reasons. After interviewing/consulting with a number of... READ COMMENT

I'm so excited for you. I'm sure you will be happy. Did you say you are doing rhinoplasty or breast augmentation? I had my boobs done back in 2003...The best self-esteem builder ever! After I have a baby (sometime in the next two... READ COMMENT

Yes, my plastic surgeon requested blood work. I think it is a good idea for a PS to check your labs. I work out with a lady who was going to get her breasts done, but when she had her blood taken they found that she had a blood... READ COMMENT

Thank you so much for the kind feedback. I appreciate you and this community. I am so grateful for "Real" :) READ COMMENT

I completely understand how you feel. I knew for a LONG time I wanted to refine my nose, but like you, I was terrified of surgery that may mess up my nose and face. Rest assured, it is normal to feel nervous, fearful, and emotional... READ COMMENT