Location: Wilmington, IL
Member since 1/9/2014


  • 33 total posts
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  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Ready to Meet my New Nose. - Chicago, IL

I've had 2 consults regarding a septoplasty/rhinoplasty with 2 different physicians over this last year. I saw Dr. Dean Toriumi last year and just saw Dr. Anil Shah yesterday. After meeting Dr. Shah and going over before and after pictures and seeing his amazing work, I knew right then and there that he was the one I wanted doing my surgery. His staff is equally amazing. I'm so nervous... READ MORE

Questions from Krickett

Missing sutures on columella after 2 days with open Septoplasty/Rhinoplasty. (photos)

I'm really worried that this will create more of a scar. What should I do? READ MORE

Just noticed exposed cartilage inside nose next to septum after septoplasty/rhinoplasty 3 weeks ago

It's located about 1/4 inch or so inside of my nose, next to the septum. Some dissolvable sutures did come out, but I can feel that there's more sutures and I'm careful not to... READ MORE

Recent comments from Krickett

Thanks!!! I just posted a pic and an update. READ COMMENT

I didn't have a revision, it was a primary. It was open and you can't even see a scar. It healed great! READ COMMENT

I had a septo/rhino with Dr. Shah and all I can say is please give it time to heal. We all want perfect results as soon as the cast comes off and that's just impossible. As time goes on, my nose gets better and better and I know yours... READ COMMENT

He's a tell it like it it is kind of guy, that's all. But one thing I can say, is he really does his best and will do whatever he can to improve what you don't like free of charge. He's more critical than I am and I'm a perfectionist.... READ COMMENT

I do know that the pictures are from patients that he's done work on. 2 of them are on Videos. Look them up on YouTube. I do think he's a good Dr and he'll tell you his honest opinion. I had a Rhinoplasty done by him and he's more... READ COMMENT