Location: New York, NY
Member since 5/23/2009


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Questions from smilebaby123

Creating Facial Balance with Hydroxyapatite Filler?

I want to balance my wide and prominent nose by making my browbone and T-zone more prominent and form a more well-defined "T-shape". I do not want a rhinoplasty. I... READ MORE

Hydroxyapatite Filler Vs Radiesse

What is hydroxyapatite? I researched and it is associated with Radiesse, etc.; but Radiesse isn't permanent. And then some other sites say it's permanent. The surgeon told me... READ MORE

Injectable Hydroxyapatite or Solid Hydroxyapatite?

I've heard that hydroxyapatite can be used for facial augmentation of the brow bone or t-zone area. I heard there are 2 kinds of this injectable paste and solid. The injectable... READ MORE

Is There a Way to Widen Lips?

I have a very small mouth opening and narrow lips. I want to make them wider in terms of width from left to right. I do not want to plump them up more. I feel that this will... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Achieve a More Deep-set Eyes?

I am half-Asian with large eyes, thick eye creases. An Asian Eyelid surgery wouldn't really make sense for me since I already have very thick caucasian creases.Oddly, my eyes... READ MORE

Immediate Revision for Severely Crooked and Shifted Nasal Implant?

I got a nasal implant done by a doctor a year ago and it has shifted to one side. It's the L-shaped silicone kind. I often would even feel painful and pressurized in that area... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Achieve a Rounder, More Protruded Forehead?

I am a female and happen to have a very flat and receded forehead. This makes my profile look very weak. Is it possible to achieve a forehead that sticks out more, safely and... READ MORE

Risks of Hydroxyapatite Cranial Implant?

I have asked before that, I am seeking forehead augmentation for my receded and very flat forehead. I have read that hydroxyapatite is an option. Then I searched and found a... READ MORE

Augmented Nose Bridge Still Off-center After Revision (9 Days Post Op)

Oct '08, I got an L-shaped silicone implant in my nose. Closed Rhino. The implant shifted to the right over time. I got a revision rhino on 11-28-10. Went to a rhinoplasty... READ MORE

7 Months Post Op- Does my Nose Still Have a Chance of Getting Better?

I had a revision back in 11-28-2010. It consisted of nasal implant removal, alar base reduction, and the addition of ear cartilage to the tip and bridge for definition. I have... READ MORE

9 Months Post Op And Nose Doesn't Look Any Better, What To Do?

I had a revision back in 11-28-2010. It consisted of nasal implant removal, alar base reduction, and the addition of ear cartilage to the tip and bridge for definition. I have... READ MORE

1 Year and 3 Months Later - Nose is Making No Progress?

It has been 1 yr & 3 mo. since my revision rhino of which I had my too-big silicone L-shaped implant removed & replaced with ear cartilage. Nose is still very wide... READ MORE

I Have Very Thick Skin; Am I a Candidate For Kenalog Injections 1 Year Post-Op?

I've been told by all the surgeons I've spoken with that I have thick skin. I believe it too as the skin on my nose tip is extremely oily & when you squeeze it, the... READ MORE

Is This Synechium Scar Tissue After Revision? Does It Cause Swelling? (photo)

1st surgery was in Oct 2008. I had a silicone L-shaped implant inserted. I first noticed this weird nostril-blocking fleshy-thing sometime after the surgery. I ignored it... READ MORE

Does Ibuprofen Reduce or Cause More Swelling?

I've heard that some people take ibuprofen because it is an anti-inflammatory to help reduce nasal swelling post-op. They don't take it immediately after because of the fact... READ MORE

5 months Post Op: Ear cartilage bumps on nose bridge? (photo)

2nd surg, ear cartilage in fascia was used on my Asian nose bridge. 1st surg. used a silicone implant. Prior to this 3rd surg, I had 1 at the same spot also due to cartilage. I... READ MORE

How come my nose didn't get any narrower after an osteotomy?

I had a nasal osteotomy and I can feel that the bones of my nose are definitely narrower, but the cartilage and skin are the same width. It looks like it has not "redraped". I... READ MORE

Is it safe to get an ear cartilage piercing after both ears have been used for rhinoplasty?

Cartilage from both ears were used in my nose (2 different surgeries). I want to get an ear cartilage piercing, so I was just wondering if I could get it done. I'm not... READ MORE