Location: California
Member since 10/1/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Rhinoplasty/Septoplasty/Turbinate Reduction & Alar Rim Reconstruction - 4mos post-op

I'm 52 now, but I clearly remember being a teenager and hating my nose. It was uglier than everyone else's in my family, because I somehow had not only a long nose, but it also had a big bump, a droopy tip, and huge nostrils. I was even called "Mr. Ed" on occasion. (A talking horse on TV... for those of you too young to remember him!) So as soon as I had my first job with a steady income, the... READ MORE

Questions from gift2myself

How Much of the Floppy Skin Below the Columella Cartilage Can Be Removed? (photo)

My alar rims are high, and my columella is low. My nostril show is 10mm. I have been told that the alar rims can be lowered with cartilage from my ear, so that will help. But I... READ MORE

Recent comments from gift2myself

Congratulations! Your loooonnnng road has ended, and your nose looks amazing! You chose your surgeon well. Enjoy! READ COMMENT

You look beautiful and happy! Congratulations! READ COMMENT

You will look absolutely stunning when you have your rhinoplasty, as your hair, eyes, and mouth are all gorgeous. Lucky, lucky you! You will live for decades and decades more, so it's absolutely certain that you should not rush into... READ COMMENT

Fantabulous!!! Super excited for you, now that you have a date which will be here before you know it... Yeah!! READ COMMENT

Hello Kmealp! Just wondering how you're doing... You were so unhappy back in December, so I'm hoping you've since since progress that you like! Keep us posted... READ COMMENT