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Can rhinoplasty make a western nose more like an Asian one? I think I'd look amazing with a short nasal bone and increased tip projection. How realistic it is to hope for something like this?
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The ridge of my nose has a bump on it. Is that what deviated septum is? Most people I heard say they had surgery to correct a deviated septum had a similar bump removed. Was this just an excuse for them to have a nose j...
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I am interested in finding out information for my daughter. My husband and I have told her when she turns 16 we will start looking into the idea of getting a nose job. How much does a rhinoplasty usually cost. We are l...
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I'm interested in having a rhinoplasty, but have heard it could be months before I can breathe through my nose again. I know this depends on how complicated your rhinoplasty is, which will determine the amount of swe...
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I’ve read some articles mentioning open rhinoplasty and am curious about what it means. Aren’t all nose surgeries open? Is there a way for the doctor to manipulate the nasal shape without cutting the skin open?
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Anyone whose ever had a big nose will understand my fear of getting a rhinoplasty operation and being stuck with long term swelling afterward as a result. I am 2.5 weeks post-op and there is still some obvious swelling ...
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Hi Doctors, How long after a rhinoplasty can you wear makeup? I'm preparing to have a rhinoplasty and want to make sure I have all of my ducks in a row before having the surgery. Thank you very much for your time!
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I have made the decision to get my nose done and I'm in the process of finding a surgeon who's performed many rhinoplasties and has the experience I'm looking for. I have heard from friends that immediately following a...
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I have a small bump on the dorsum of my nose and have been told a closed rhinoplasty might be a good option to fix this without leaving a scar. I do not want to compromise the quality of my rhinoplasty over concerns of ...
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I am 4 weeks post-op and my nose still looks crooked. I had really hoped this rhinoplasty would give me the nose I dreamed about having but now it looks almost as bad as it did before surgery. Could it just look crooked...
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I don't remember having a nose incident when I was little so I must have been born with a crooked nose. But how is this possible? Why does this happen? Is a deviated septum hereditary?
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I am a man of East Indian origin/ethnicity who lives in Bennington, Vt. I was brutally assaulted two years ago and in addition to being left with a broken collarbone and three cracked ribs, had my nose broken by these t...
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My nose job surgery was a nightmare, and it isn't over yet. My former doctor somehow managed to make the bridge of my nose disappear, while doing nothing about my nostrils, making my entire face look out of proportion. ...
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For the longest time, I have hated a bump I've had on my nose. I am finally ready to do something about it. I am looking for a top rhinoplasty doctor in NYC. I've read reviews on various doctors from NYC online but know...
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I recently broke my nose playing basketball. A friend of mine's elbow landed on the bridge of my nose and definitely broke it. My nose was swollen for a little while but seems to have healed. I can breathe ok but now I ...
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Why are some rhinoplasty procedures done under twilight sedation and others are done under general anesthesia?
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I know that 20-30 years ago it wasn't that uncommon for rhinoplasty operations to go wrong but with all the technological advances we've seen since then it seems unfathomable people could still be getting too many botch...
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My nose looks pretty good except the tip part (looks boxy and wide). I'm sure I would look much, much better if I had a surgery to narrow the tip of my nose withoutchanging anything else. Does it require an open rh...
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I am the concerned mother of an adult male (well, he just turned 20!) who has been lamenting his nose shape since he was able to talk! We have a 'bump' in our family's noses--well, my side of the family--and it wasn't e...
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Is it a common procedure amongst men? I've always thought that cosmetic surgery is for women only, but I see more and more men interested in their own appearance and it made me reconsider this whole thing. My nose has a...
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I've always wanted to get my nose done, but didn't have the guts to even think about addressing this issue to a doctor. What changed my mind was an acquaintance that had a rhinoplasty recently and she seemed very happy ...
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My wife was involved in a serious car accident last spring that broke her nose in several different places. She has since recovered from the accident and desperately wants her old nose back. We live in Connecticut and w...
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Hi, I have a fairly noticeable bump on my nose and would also like it to be a little smaller if possible. At the same time, I realize neither of these things are crucial and even by just talking about it my friends and ...
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I want to get a rhinoplasty and I'm wondering whether it's better to have an open or closed rhinoplasty? My nose only has a small bump on the bridge that I want removed and I would prefer not to have a scar underneath m...
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I've read somewhere that doctors are using ear cartilage to build the bridge of the nose. But isn't that going to make the ear look weird? I wouldn't want to ruin my ears for the sake of my nose. On the other hand, sili...
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I have not yet had a rhinoplasty but plan on getting one in the near future. I am a little bit concerned with damaging my nose after a rhinoplasty asI am a big fan of iced coffee and have read that drinking from a straw...
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I have a severely deviated septum which is mostly because I have broken my nose 3 teams in high school playing lacrosse. From all of the breaks and healing my nose is not the nicest looking part of my face. I was wonder...
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In the next 6 months, I plan on getting a rhinoplasty. I have heard that after your procedure, it can take up to two years for the swelling to go down. Why does it take so long? Does the bone on the bridge of your nose ...
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It's been 4 weeks since i had my rhinoplasty and i thought it would be safe to wax my upper lip by now. So after I've done it i realised my nose is stinging a bit inside and i 'feel' it more if that makes sense. What is...
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