Location: Bay Area, CA
Member since 1/16/2012


  • 943 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 2 discussions
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

Neck Lipo-sculpture (Lipo-suction) - Danville, CA

During my first visit to get a rhinoplasty estimate, I had asked the doctor if exercise would help my neck that was just starting to lose some elasticity. He recommended neck lipo-suction. I was shocked and told him that I didn’t have any fat to suction. He said that it didn’t matter because the procedure creates an adhesive that will tighten the skin on my neck. It just... READ MORE

Waste of Money and Not Worth the Side Effects - Bay Area, CA

I had an eyebrow that sometimes appeared slightly lower than the other. No one but me ever noticed this and it was only apparent sometimes. The surgeon recommended a brow lift. I wasn’t sure I needed this surgery and flip-flopped changing my mind a few times. The reason I went to see this surgeon was for a rhinoplasty estimate not for a brow lift. This doctor always tells you to wait... READ MORE

My Biggest Regret - Bay Area, CA

I was always too afraid of getting a nose job because I would often see over-projected or turned up noses and I didn’t want to look like someone else. I often found myself liking the before pictures better than the after. I was happy with my looks but did not like my bulbous tip. One night I came across a website that had amazing before/after pictures and they were located in the bay... READ MORE

Questions from Faith2012

Nose Still Plugged10 Weeks Post Primary Rhinoplasty: Swelling or is Something Wrong?

Hello, 10 weeks post Rhinoplasty (Open surgery w/packing) and still having problems breathing through my nose. My nose sometimes whistles. My doctor said it is allergies but I... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Revision Advice on Fillers or Best Method to Fill in Dents? (photo)

Hi, seeking advice on the best method to fill dents on sides of my nose. I've read conflicting info on perm fillers and read rib cartilage can warp over time. I need to restore... READ MORE

Discussions started by Faith2012

Revision covered by medical insurance?

Hello,  I was wondering if anyone knows if a revision (at least the part that restores breathing) is covered by medical insurance.  Thank you READ MORE

Rhinoplasty advice ~ based on my own experience and research

Write down all your questions and concerns before each consultation and bring photos or whatever else can aid in communication.  Do not be too nice or afraid to hurt... READ MORE

Recent comments from Faith2012

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Congratulations. READ COMMENT

I'm very sorry things turned out this way for you. Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us. Hope you're able to get the results you want some day soon. READ COMMENT

Thanks for sharing photos! however, I can't tell which ones are the before or after. hope you're doing better...I know this is very difficult and life-changing READ COMMENT

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Hope it gets better and better for you. Would love to see updates. READ COMMENT

That's too bad that the poster wouldn't respond to anyone's questions, post photos, or give more details about her/his experience. READ COMMENT