Location: Boston, MA
Member since 1/11/2012


  • 20 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Emergency Rhinoplasty- Experiencing Extreme Swelling

I had my rhinoplasty/septoplasty done this past Thursday (about 5 days ago) and my whole face ballooned. I normally have a very thin face, but I now have huge jowls and I am devastated. Also my nose is upturned with wide nostrils and it looks like a pig. I am supposed to go back to work on the 5th, but I can't imagine looking decent enough to face the world. Did anyone experience swelling like... READ MORE

Questions from KatherineM

Why am I experiencing so much more pain after Perlane injection when I have never had pain after Juvederm Ultra Plus?

I received a 1/2 syringe of Perlane yesterday to define my cheeks and now have a lot of pain and tenderness on both sides. I've had this done many times, but always with... READ MORE

What kind of recovery is involved for removal of alar batten grafts? (photos)

I had alar batten grafts put in as a preventative measure, during my rhinoplasty. Had no breathing issues prior to surgery. I am five months out from surgery and my nose above... READ MORE

Recent comments from KatherineM

Hi there! You're doctor did a beautiful job. I'm glad that you opted out of implants. Can you tell me when you went back to work, or would have been comfortable going back to work. I may only have a week for my breast lift and am... READ COMMENT

I think you look great! How soon after your surgery did you end up going back to work? I'm hoping to go back to work after my breast lift in 6 days, but it seems from your post that that might be pushing it. READ COMMENT

Have you had any luck contacting Dr Bentkover? I had my primary rhinoplasty with him a little over a year ago and am also really unhappy. My new nose is disproportionately short, wide, and and overly grafted. I've been trying to get... READ COMMENT

I personally "like" reviews when I find them helpful and/or informative. I agree with the other posters that your results are really nice, but I totally understand about all of the subtle changes that happen as a result of rhinoplasty.... READ COMMENT

WOW!! Your nose is perfect and it fits your face beautifully. I'm so so happy for you. You deserve this. READ COMMENT