Location: New York, NY
Member since 6/13/2012


  • 13 total posts
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Reviews & Stories


I'm 29 and I broke my nose when I was 12. Ever since then, I wanted it fixed. The CT Scan showed that I have septal deviation as well as hypertrophy of the inferior turbinates. I'm having rhinoplasty as well as septoplasty done. I've never had surgery so I'm terrified about that in general. I'm also not sure exactly how I want my nose to look. How do you decide? I want it to look as... READ MORE

Questions from Marisol82

Is it possible for insurance to cover a portion of rhinoplasty costs?

I am schedule for a septo rhinoplasty. My doctor said that if I ask my insurance if they will cover the rhinoplasty portion that they may not cover the septoplasty. Are they... READ MORE

Recent comments from Marisol82

I was 3 days away from surgery and they came back and told me it would be much more expensive than discussed so I canceled it. It would have been $15k out of pocket. I am now searching for a doctor in Eastern PA where I have family... READ COMMENT

Thanks Leelee. I am responsible for the cosmetic portion along with the total fee for the hospital. Which doesn't make sense to me. So I guess the insurance company will think that I'm not getting a hospital room or anesthesia because... READ COMMENT

Glad to hear your surgery went well and you feel fine. That's reassuring. Yes- I just updated and mentioned that I saw 2 doctors and what they want to do seems very different. As someone who must research most things exhaustively... READ COMMENT

Yeah- insurance will only cover the septo. I really cannot wait to breathe better either. I have trouble sleeping because of it. READ COMMENT

Yes- Shiba Inu. My bf's dog. She is so cute. I took the pics down since I'll probably end up with another doctor. I have an appointment on Monday. READ COMMENT