Location: New York, NY
Member since 5/21/2016


  • 42 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Subtle but Noticeable Results

I recently got one syringe of Restylane injected in my tear troughs and one syringe of Voluma in my upper cheeks. I'm very pleased with my subtle results. I need more for full correction but I don't want to spend the money right now... I'm hoping to get a little more in 6 months or so provided what I have holds up pretty well. READ MORE

So Worth It!!!

I have been feeling really depressed over my loss of midface volume and dark circles over the past year or so due to stress and lack of sleep. My husband didn't want me to get injectables. He said it would screw up my face and be too expensive. I was sneaky and did it today without telling him. I figure it's my body and I have a job so what he doesn't know won't hurt him. So far, I am over... READ MORE

September Surgery Booked With Jonathan Pontell

I have been reading a lot of reviews on Realself and wanted to share my own experience to hopefully help others and maybe get feedback from others in my area who have had rhinoplasties. I am undecided on my surgeon but am heavily leaning towards one in particular. If the consultation goes well, I will definitely be going with him because his office is close to where I live and he is very... READ MORE

Questions from IRGirl

I'm 27, Female. Should I be worried about excessive scar tissue/contracture following rhinoplasty? I have Dupuytren's. (photos)

I had surgery 19 months ago on my palm. This exacerbated a Dupuytren's diasthesis and I had significant scarring. My finger contracted 26 degrees in the months following the... READ MORE

How much Voluma is required to see a difference?

I had a consultation with a plastic surgeon who said he starts his patients out with three or four syringes of Voluma and works his way up, yet I have seen many online reviews... READ MORE

Should a deviated septum be corrected during rhinoplasty if there are no breathing issues?

I have a deviated septum but no breathing issues. I feel that my nose has become more crooked over the last year or so an has developed a bump on the bridge. The surgeon who I... READ MORE

Recent comments from IRGirl

You look amazing!!! Your nose is so refined and it fits you perfectly. Are you having any swelling still or any issues at all? READ COMMENT

Your profile looks great and the swelling has definitely gone down from the front view since the last time you posted pictures! My surgery is booked with Dr. Pontell in September so I hope I can get a better profile too! READ COMMENT

You look good! I think your nose will look just like the morphed images after the swelling subsides. Congratulations! READ COMMENT

You look amazing!!! Congratulations on your new nose! So happy for you! READ COMMENT

Awesome! You can tell the bump is gone!! Can't wait to see what it looks like! How is your breathing? READ COMMENT