Location: Brooklyn, NY
Member since 3/31/2009


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  • 4 reviews
  • 4 discussions
  • 27 questions

Reviews & Stories

Consult with Dr. Taeho Kim - New York, NY

I went to see Dr. Tae Ho Kim for a consult regarding revision rhinoplasty. Dr. Kim is very approachable, professional and kind. I'm glad I went to speak with him. Dagney is also very accommodating and friendly. I spoke to Dr.Kim about removing my current gore-tex implant in my nose that is way too big for my nose. He suggested that I did not need to remove the implant but that he could just... READ MORE

Septo/Rhinoplasty - Queens, NY

Hello everyone! I got a Septo/Rhinoplasty done 6 years ago. At that time, I was young and stupid. I did not do any research whatsover and just blindly trusted my ENT doctor to perform the surgery on me. Little did I know how difficult rhinoplasty was. I had no idea about cartilage or nasal implants and just recently found out that I had 4mm of goretex placed in my bridge. The really strange... READ MORE

Smoothbeam Left Marks on my Skin - Astoria, NY

I am Asian and have sensitive skin. The technician burned me and now my skin is left with dark circle marks. I hate it. READ MORE

Asian Double Eyelid Surgery, for the Second Time?

I did this because i desired rounder looking eyes. The recovery time was fairly quick and pain-free, except when the stitches were taken out, but that was only a few seconds. Hello all, i recently had a non-incisional double eyelid surgery. Non- incisional meaning that no part of my eyes were cut, only stitches were used. Although my doctor did a great job, i feel that my fold is too... READ MORE

Questions from GirlfromNY

Rhinoplasty That Only Involves Working with the Skin?

Is it possible for a Rhinoplasty doctor to just remove the thick skin I have on my nose to make it narrower, without having any bones broken and such. I was also curious if the... READ MORE

Is It Worth It to Get a Subtle Rhinoplasty?

I wanted to have a rhinoplasty in a few months and I wasn't planning on telling anyone because I know no one would support me getting a nose job. So I thought I would get a... READ MORE

Fat Transfer for an Indented Scar?

I recently have had a Radiesse filler in my indented chicken pox scar but the filler has gone away in 2 months. I was wondering if a fat transfer was an option for me since my... READ MORE

Will Laser Treatments Be of Any Help with Indented Scars?

I have a few indented acne scars on my cheeks. I have gotten 5 sessions of Laser Genesis and it has not done anything for me. I am scared to waste more money on different... READ MORE

Is Fraxel the Only Option for Indented Scars?

I have tons of indented acne scars, enlarged pores and a fairly large chicken pox scar on my eyebrow. Every skin laser office I go to recommends Fraxel. But I hear it is... READ MORE

Asian Double Eyelid Surgery, for the Second Time?

Hello everyone ! I had an asian eyelid surgery in March 2009. My doctor did a wonderful job but my fold is not as big as I wanted. I was wondering if it was safe to have... READ MORE

Is There an Alternative to the Asian Double Eyelid Surgery?

It's been a year since I've gotten the double eyelid surgery. My surgeon did a good job but my fold is quite small and not visible. I wanted to do a revision surgery... READ MORE

Double Eyelid Surgery Revision? Better Methods?

Hello everyone. It's been two years since I had non-incisional double eyelid surgery. My doctor did a good job but I did not know my folds would be so small. They were 7 mm... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have Asian Double Eyelid Surgery Only on the End of my Eyes?

Hello everyone. I had a non-incisional eyelid surgery in March of 2009. My double eyelids are stil very small and I have inner double eyelids. I was wondering if it was... READ MORE

Post Septoplasty - Could Facial Have Harmed Nose

Hello all, I had a septoplasty with a rhinoplasty in march of 2010. I healed very quickly, in about a month. I began to realize that my nose is a bit crooked and it looks like... READ MORE

I Am Not Sure What About Which Procedure I Should Look into for my Neck.

Hello! I was born with quite an abnormal neck. As you can see, my neck is quite chubby and it has deep lines as well. I was wondering if liposuction could be performed on my... READ MORE

Can I Use a Filler to Fix my Scar from a Belly Piercing?

Hello. I took out my belly piercing about 15 months ago. I still have a noticeable scar from the piercing because it got infected. The picture shows a big indentation from the... READ MORE

One Year Post Septorhinoplasty and my Nose Looks Deformed (photo)

Hello! I got a septo-rhinoplasty in April 2010. It is strange because my nose looks beautiful 95% of the time BUT when I go under certain lights, my nose looks like it has a... READ MORE

What Exactly Went Wrong with my Implant for my Rhinoplasty? (photo)

I wanted to ask another question. I am aware that the indent shown in my nose is because of my implant. 6 months after I got my surgery, I got a facial. The lady was very harsh... READ MORE

2 Years After Asian Eyelid Surgery and You Can See the Inner White Part of My Skin, Normal?

Hello, I had a non-cutting method of double eyelid surgery two years ago. I do not know how to specifically explain this but if you look closely at my eye, right under my... READ MORE

Is Liposuction the Only Way to Get Rid of my Neck Fat? (photo)

Hello everyone, I am 24 years old and I was born with a quite chubby neck. Supposedly, I got my neck from my great-grandmother. I have recently lost 20 pounds and the fat on my... READ MORE

I Just Got Ulthera and I Still Want to Improve the Look of my Neck? (photo)

Hello, I got ulthera done on my neck last week as recommended by my plastic surgeon. He said I did not have enough fat on my neck for lipo. My neck feels a lot tighter but I... READ MORE

Can I Get Liposuction on my Neck? (photo)

Hello, Last year in August, I got ULTHERA done on my neck. The doctor I went to told me that I did not have enough fat on my neck for liposuction. ULTHERA hasn't really done... READ MORE

I was born with a chubby neck and I'm 26 years old. Would Laser Liposuction be a good choice for my neck? (photo)

I've gotten Ulthera done on my neck 2 years ago, but that procedure was not very effective and it was extremely painful. Is traditional liposuction a better choice? Or is laser... READ MORE

How do I get rid of scars from Angular Cheilitis? (photo)

Hello, I took Accutane about 6 years ago and it destroyed my skin. I also got extreme angular cheilitis and it left dark bluish scars in the corners of my mouth. Would it be... READ MORE

How can I fix slight over rotation of the eyelid margin?

I've had double eyelid surgery back in 2010. The over rotation of my eyelids bother me dearly. It is clearly visible in the picture. Would I need to have a revision surgery to... READ MORE

Should I consider a Revision? (photos)

I got a septo/rhinoplasty in 2010. It's strange because I seem to notice a "dent" in my nose only under certain lights, especially in fluorescent lighting. Was my implant... READ MORE

Should I remove my goretex implant? (photo)

I got a septo/rhinoplasty done in 2010. I am bothered about the "dent" that is visible due to the implant. I spoke with my surgeon today and he gave me 2 options. Take the... READ MORE

Should I remove my nose implant? (Photo)

I got a septo/rhinoplasty done in 2010. I am unhappy with the results because of the "dent" in my nose. My doctor told me that I should wait until my implant is more obvious... READ MORE

Is double eyelid revision risky?

I got a non-incisional double eyelid surgery done 6 years ago. I wanted to raise my eyelid crease 1-2mm. I also have overrotation on my left eyelid and wanted to fix that issue... READ MORE

Can I get a double eyelid revision?

Hello. I got a non-incisional double eyelid surgery 6 years ago. I feel that my crease is too low and I also have overrotation on the eyelid. If I get an eyelid revision... READ MORE

Unsure as what to do with my revision rhinoplasty? (photos)

I got a septoplasty 7 years ago. My PS placed a big gore-tex implant in my bridge. I am ready for a revision surgery & know that my best option would be to use my own... READ MORE

Discussions started by GirlfromNY

Excision for a chicken pox scar?

Hello, I've tried laser genesis and even a collagen filler. But nothing has worked and someone told me about getting an excision. I've asked my dermatologist about getting an... READ MORE

Uneven nostrils and pig-like appearance due to rhinoplasty swelling?

I recently had a septoplasty and a rhinoplasty. It has been 3 days since I had this surgery done. During my recovery I noticed that my nostrils are uneven and that my nose... READ MORE

Has anyone had their gore-text/nasal implant removed?

Hi guys!I had a septo/rhino done 6 years ago. My PS placed a gore-tex implant and I hate that the edges of the implant show.I wanted to remove the implant and replace it with... READ MORE

How much is neck lipo in NYC?

I went to a consultation for a residency program at Northwell Health today in NYC. I was quoted for $3,200 which includes all cost. I know that with specialized programs like... READ MORE

Recent comments from GirlfromNY

I am thinking of Le and Pearlman as well. I've only heard good things about Le but some bad things about Pearlman. READ COMMENT

Oh no. I'm so terribly sorry to hear this. Did your discuss your concerns with the surgeon? READ COMMENT

Hey Nikki! I agree with Kitty! I like the way your nose turned out and I do see why you're upset about the curve. It's pretty minor but I'm sure to you, it seems a lot bigger than it really is. My nose kept changing until even after a... READ COMMENT

No way you're 60 years old! Wow! READ COMMENT

You look amazing! Wow! READ COMMENT