Location: Nashville, TN
Member since 9/15/2012


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  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Rhinoseptoplasty for Childhood Abuse Victim

As a child, I was teased about the "bulb" tip of my nose. Also as a child, I was a daily victim of physical or verbal abuse by my mother. At 14, one of those instances resulted in a broken nose that was never treated. Worse yet, now in my 40's, I look JUST like my mother as I remember her during those years and am often told that. After years of psychological therapy as well as struggling with... READ MORE

Questions from Blogwriter

6 Days Post-op and All Bruising is Faded to Yellow. However I Notice a Purple Bruise Under my Cast?

Had primary rhinoseptoplasty with turbinate reduction and tip definition/ bridge straightening 6 days ago. Went well and healing well. Cast comes off tomorrow. All bruising is... READ MORE

I'm 15 Days Post-op Rhinoseptoplasty and Still Running a Low Grade Fever (99.5--100). Is This Common?

Everything else seems to be healing as expected and on schedule. I do have a borderline autoimmune disorder (acts like lupus, but still watching bloodwork to get final... READ MORE

Asymmetrical Tip Hardness Normal? (photo)

I had an excellent Rhinoseptoplasty experience 5 weeks ago and very much expected some tip hardness for an extended period (bulbous tip with 30% reduction). However, I recently... READ MORE

Recent comments from Blogwriter

Thank you! I thought he did an excellent job. I want the nose to be somewhat smaller, but the last pic is the same day cast was removed, so I certainly can't complain. Last 4 weeks its continuing to shrink with tip being last of course.... READ COMMENT

I will post some new pics soon! Just passed 5week mark and still changing gradually each day. I hadn't logged in in awhile and just now found all these encouraging comments! Thankful for everyone's kind words! READ COMMENT

And thanks so much for your kind words! READ COMMENT

It was an open rhinoseptoplasty. READ COMMENT

And yes--the purple "bruise" WAS a Sharpie marker, lol! READ COMMENT