Location: Illinois, IL
Member since 4/2/2013


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Questions from ThatGalKatie

How Often Does Rhinoplasty Result in a New Nasal Deformity?

I am considering Rhinoplasty to correct my dorsal hump and lift my droopy nasal tip, however I am concerned about the risks. How often do disastrous results occur, such as nose... READ MORE

Should I Have Rhinoplasty and Submentoplasty Performed at the Same Time?

I am considering both Rhinoplasty and Submentoplasty. Should I have both procedures performed at the same time, or would that be overwhelming for the doctor and make healing... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty Surgery Versus Non-surgical Filler Nose Job?

Is the non-surgical nose job safer than traditional rhinoplasty surgery, or just more affordable with less downtime? READ MORE

Concerns Regarding the First Week of Recovery After Primary Rhinoplasty?

In the first week of recovery after primary rhinoplasty, how can you tell if post-operative skin issues such as severe inflammation or necrosis is occurring while the nose is... READ MORE

Is my Nose a More Tough or Simple Case for Primary Rhinoplasty? (photo)

In your expert opinions, is rhinoplasty worth the risks on my nose? (pictured below) I am a female with a very prominent masculine nose (noticeable dorsal hump, droopy tip as... READ MORE

Does my Preferred Rhinoplasty Surgeon Meet the Necessary Qualifications? Are Any Additional Considerations Recommended?

Selecting an appropriate surgeon for primary rhinoplasty appears to be important. My preferred Dr.'s area of expertise is fat transfers, facelifts, & rhinoplasty. He's... READ MORE

Can hypo-pigmentation be improved at home?

Hi, my name is Katie and I have some white acne scars on my face. I am guessing this is post inflammatory hypo-pigmentation. The surrounding skin is red from rosacea. Can these... READ MORE

Should I travel for a nose job done by a world renowned rhinoplasty specialist, or get it done at home in St. Louis?

I have always wanted a nose job to correct my dorsal hump and droopy tip but I am terrified of something going wrong, leaving me with a massive deformity. I have a plastic... READ MORE

Which board certification(s) qualify a plastic surgeon to perform a 'safer' Rhinoplasty?

I am scheduled to have primary rhinoplasty in 2 weeks. My surgeon is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board... READ MORE

What are some potential causes for the unplanned use of a cartilage graft in rhinoplasty?

I just had my pre-op for primary rhinoplasty. I am to have my nasal tip lifted with sutures and hump removed/closed endonasally, but there was no mention of grafts in my... READ MORE

Is tip refinement in primary rhinoplasty optional?

I just had my pre op appointment for my primary rhinoplasty. My original surgical plan was to have my nasal tip lifted with sutures and hump removed/closed endonasally. Now my... READ MORE

How does a rhinoplasty surgeon use sutures to lift the tip of the nose?

Can the tip of the nose be lifted with internal sutures, or is it necessary for the needle to pass through the outer layers of nasal skin? I am concerned about bizarre scarring... READ MORE

Can I take Benadryl after rhinoplasty?

Can I take Benadryl after rhinoplasty during recovery? I think it will help me sleep. I also think it might prevent me from sneezing due to seasonal allergies. Thank you. READ MORE

What can be done to raise a droopy nose tip after Rhinoplasty?

I just had a primary rhinoplasty 2 weeks ago. The hump on my nose was filed down and that went well. Sutures were used to lift my nasal tip, but I don't notice much change. I... READ MORE

Is a minor revision rhinoplasty worth the risks? (photos)

Hello, I had primary rhinoplasty last Sept. I've noticed I have a small residual hump either as a result of my healing process or the bone not being rasped quite enough. I... READ MORE