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A Botched Job When I Was 14 -- in 1971! Let It Be? Palo Alto, CA

I had a nose job when I was 14, way back in 1971. I was devastated at the result. I got the ski-jump nose. Too short, sharp, and up-turned, so that you could see up my nostrils. I learned to live with it and I've had a fine life. But I've always been sad that I no longer looked Jewish--in fact I didn't look like anyone in my family or anyone I knew. Has someone out there had that experience?... READ MORE

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Hi, Zooster, so sorry it took this long to reply! Were you scared to get the revision? Did you like your 2nd surgeon a lot more than the first? What gave you the courage? I'm very torn, still. If I did try to get a revision, I'd need a... READ COMMENT

Thanks so much for your response. 3-d would be so interesting! The art of plastic surgery has progressed so amazingly in the last two decades. It would still be incredibly hard to have twilight sedation and hear the sounds again… but m... READ COMMENT

I wanted to tell you that I, too, realize how much better it would have been if I'd waited until I was older. By the time I was in my 20s I think I would have been okay with my natural face. I'd rushed into the surgery because I'd been... READ COMMENT

You all are so incredibly helpful! I'm sorry, Dr. Beau, that you also went through this. I think the era was just a terrible one for nose jobs… Doctors hadn't figure out how important it was for people to still look like themselves. I a... READ COMMENT