Location: Chicago, IL
Member since 2/22/2014


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Questions from blackrock

Surgery for Nasal Obstruction? How do you know if Rhinoplasty should be added to Septoplasty? (photo)

Recently had a septoplasty, turbinate reduction and middle concha bullosa removal for nasal obstruction. Post Sx my breathing is significantly improved. Now that I realize how... READ MORE

Are spreader grafts and permanent sutures at risk during an episode of acute rhinosinusitis?

I have spreader graft secured with permanent prolene sutures in my middle vault done almost 9 months ago. I caught an episode of acute viral (presumtive) rhinosinusitis and my... READ MORE

Recent comments from blackrock

Hi finding happy, I am not asscoiated with Dr . pontell, and I will stop replying after this post, I dont mean to upset you. But soemtimes when we are very close to the situation it helps to step back and take a look at the big picture... READ COMMENT

Hi finding happy. I think we get it, but i ll be blunt with you. You do seem to have a pathological grief about this. Your nose does not look bad and your breathing is much improved. Dr Pontell is not the best plastic surgeon, by any... READ COMMENT

I meant to say I would trade my current nose for great breathing. Honestly as it looks decent dont worry bout it much READ COMMENT

I would trade great my nose for a GREAT breathing and a decent nose. READ COMMENT

I saw your pictures before you took it down. Your nose looks fine except a small bump around the columella. you maybe overanalyzing it. You have a good nose, and great breathing. READ COMMENT