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Re: Dr Chuang

Postby grumpy99 » Thu, 16 Aug 2007 8:17 pm

Hi eilin18,

Thanks!! And how was your recovery? How long did your nose bridge take to settle into your final height? My chin's still a bit puffy.

Cheers,
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ellin18 wrote:Hi Grumpy!!


Glad that you make it. I have exactly the same procedures as you. Rhino and Medphor. I went to see Dr Chuang on 9th July.

I wish you have a speedy recovery!!

Cheers!!

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Postby grumpy99 » Thu, 16 Aug 2007 8:28 pm

Hi, I can roughly estimate but haven't seen my credit card bills:

Surgery (nose+chin) = $5500
Hotel (11 days in 2 different hotels) = $1220
Airfare (SQ) = $630
Food and snacks/drinks = $850 (I mostly eat at restaurants but you can cut down on this by eating cheaply)
Transport = $400 (airport transfer by taxi, and around Taipei by taxi)

Total = $8600

This is the basic expenses, because I spent quite a bit more on shopping. But you can cut down on your costs by eating cheaply (at foodcourts/take-aways) and taking the train instead of taxi. However, I suggest eating well because you're healing and good food (lots of dimsum restaurants in Taipei) will make you happy!


foubelle wrote:hey grumpy, mind telling us how much you spend in all and giving us a breakdown of the price?

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Postby grumpy99 » Thu, 16 Aug 2007 8:40 pm

It's only 13 days for me, but my nose is not swollen already. My nose bridge is just a bit high. Dr Chuang used cartilage from my nose (septal cartilage).

You must remember that when you go for rhinoplasty, it means changing the shape or the look of your nose! So it will definitely look a bit strange even to yourself in the mirror. People you know, when they see you, will surely notice the change.

On the 4th day, I was already out and about walking, shopping, sightseeing in Taipei. No one will think you have a strange nose because the change is only obvious to yourself and those you know.

But be prepared to go back to school or work to a lot of questions and curious looks!

WAsadeha wrote:hey guys when u all do your tip, do you use cartilage from your ear or nose?

After 2 weeks, does your nose look fake or swollen?

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Postby who » Thu, 16 Aug 2007 10:23 pm

grumpy,

wow... lucky you... you are the fastest healer ever...

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Yes. Dr. Chuang does use goretex, and silicone. But, in his opinion, goretex is not always the best material to use. It is dependent upon the individual's face and preferences.

For my personal case, I already had a good thin moderately high bridge, so he just added a 3 mm silicone L and trimmed it for me.

If you have no bridge or want a large increase, you will need goretex for it too look natural.

Silicone only looks unnatural when you add a lot of height. Generally, if you want to use silicone you can add 3 mm for thin bridge, 5 mm for medium bridge, and 7 mm for wide bridge, without it looking unnatural.

So basically, silicone is successful if the correct shape and size and application is chosen.
I believe goretex is also successful, and I think Dr. Chuang does to, but generally, he opts for silicone over goretex because he says that goretex long term effects as a nose implant are simply unknown, and it is very difficult to remove after a long time.

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Postby aadvark » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 1:54 am

FlyingMice wrote:I'm intending to go thailand on nov/dec for alarplasty with Dr Nara. Does anyone did ps with him before?


yup, flying mice, me did there, see the thread i started for more info ;)
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Re: Dr Ng & Dr Tan

Postby kalyn » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 10:59 am

Hi Jang, are you going to check out both Dr. BC Ng and Dr. Tan? If I've not mistaken, you've already been to one session of Dr Ng? How was the results? Do they have any website that I can browse through? Thanks!

Since there're so much raves about Dr Ng being the pioneer of aesthetics, I'm just wondering if he's good with removing dark eye circles. Do you have a number for me to contact the clinic? Very much appreciate your help! Thanks :D

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Re: Dr Ng & Dr Tan

Postby Jang » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 11:18 am

kalyn wrote:Hi Jang, are you going to check out both Dr. BC Ng and Dr. Tan? If I've not mistaken, you've already been to one session of Dr Ng? How was the results? Do they have any website that I can browse through? Thanks!

Since there're so much raves about Dr Ng being the pioneer of aesthetics, I'm just wondering if he's good with removing dark eye circles. Do you have a number for me to contact the clinic? Very much appreciate your help! Thanks :D


Hi Kalyn,

I hav't try out Dr Ng Vit C drip yet la, will check wiz Dr Tan one than see how. What I know Dr Ng is good on removal of eye bag, but for dark eye circles not sure le.
This is the website : http://www.bcng.com.sg/
Content of his Contact & Address
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Re: Dr Chuang

Postby ellin18 » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 12:12 pm

grumpy99 wrote:Hi eilin18,

Thanks!! And how was your recovery? How long did your nose bridge take to settle into your final height? My chin's still a bit puffy.

Cheers,
grumpy

ellin18 wrote:Hi Grumpy!!


Glad that you make it. I have exactly the same procedures as you. Rhino and Medphor. I went to see Dr Chuang on 9th July.

I wish you have a speedy recovery!!

Cheers!!


Hi Grumpy,

When i did my nose, I still had filler around the bridge. Therefore, my bruises were quite jia lat (bad). Dr Chuang may have tried to squeeze the filler out. I had panda eyes for two good weeks.

As for chin, Dr Chuang have to re-stitch some parts of the wound because the wound opened (ate solid food) he..he..he.. After 2-3 weeks then I can see my face shape. Now it has been a month, all of my stiches have fallen off except one. Tightness can still be felt around the jaw esp the area below my lip. I still cant get used to my new chin. My lip alignment has changed and I cant really talk properly. Some of words are hard to say. Sometimes im wondering how i look when i smile. lol

Cheers!

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Postby kiri87 » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 12:34 pm

wanna know any recommendation if i want to do double eyelid? preferably in sg.
thanks =)

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Postby appletree » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 2:50 pm

FlyingMice wrote:I'm intending to go thailand on nov/dec for alarplasty with Dr Nara. Does anyone did ps with him before?


Hihi,
Hehe doe Dr nara do mephor for chin implant too? :P

Or maybe anyone knows which doc in sg does mephor for chin implant and the pricing??
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Re: Dr Chuang

Postby appletree » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 2:51 pm

ellin18 wrote:
grumpy99 wrote:Hi eilin18,

Thanks!! And how was your recovery? How long did your nose bridge take to settle into your final height? My chin's still a bit puffy.

Cheers,
grumpy

ellin18 wrote:Hi Grumpy!!


Glad that you make it. I have exactly the same procedures as you. Rhino and Medphor. I went to see Dr Chuang on 9th July.

I wish you have a speedy recovery!!

Cheers!!


Hi Grumpy,

When i did my nose, I still had filler around the bridge. Therefore, my bruises were quite jia lat (bad). Dr Chuang may have tried to squeeze the filler out. I had panda eyes for two good weeks.

As for chin, Dr Chuang have to re-stitch some parts of the wound because the wound opened (ate solid food) he..he..he.. After 2-3 weeks then I can see my face shape. Now it has been a month, all of my stiches have fallen off except one. Tightness can still be felt around the jaw esp the area below my lip. I still cant get used to my new chin. My lip alignment has changed and I cant really talk properly. Some of words are hard to say. Sometimes im wondering how i look when i smile. lol

Cheers!


Waooo so good, i think mine still have alittle bit of fillers inside now, still waiting for the fillers to dissolve totally, faint.

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Postby appletree » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 2:53 pm

aadvark wrote:
FlyingMice wrote:I'm intending to go thailand on nov/dec for alarplasty with Dr Nara. Does anyone did ps with him before?


yup, flying mice, me did there, see the thread i started for more info ;)


Hi aadvark,

Long time no see u in forum also. hehe.. so hows ur nose now? Everthing is in good condition i believe? :)

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Re: Dr Ng & Dr Tan

Postby appletree » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 2:55 pm

Jang wrote:
kalyn wrote:Hi Jang, are you going to check out both Dr. BC Ng and Dr. Tan? If I've not mistaken, you've already been to one session of Dr Ng? How was the results? Do they have any website that I can browse through? Thanks!

Since there're so much raves about Dr Ng being the pioneer of aesthetics, I'm just wondering if he's good with removing dark eye circles. Do you have a number for me to contact the clinic? Very much appreciate your help! Thanks :D


Hi Kalyn,

I hav't try out Dr Ng Vit C drip yet la, will check wiz Dr Tan one than see how. What I know Dr Ng is good on removal of eye bag, but for dark eye circles not sure le.
This is the website : http://www.bcng.com.sg/
Content of his Contact & Address


Hi Jang,

This is Dr Ng's contact? how much is he charging for Vit C drip? I have just send u a pm. :)

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Postby appletree » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 2:56 pm

Hi grumpy99,
Wish u speedy recovery :)
The bridge will still go down abit to a final shape until e 3rd month. ..as in it will become more define and slim.

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Postby 244522 » Fri, 17 Aug 2007 5:18 pm

who wrote:grumpy,

wow... lucky you... you are the fastest healer ever...

-----

Yes. Dr. Chuang does use goretex, and silicone. But, in his opinion, goretex is not always the best material to use. It is dependent upon the individual's face and preferences.

For my personal case, I already had a good thin moderately high bridge, so he just added a 3 mm silicone L and trimmed it for me.

If you have no bridge or want a large increase, you will need goretex for it too look natural.

Silicone only looks unnatural when you add a lot of height. Generally, if you want to use silicone you can add 3 mm for thin bridge, 5 mm for medium bridge, and 7 mm for wide bridge, without it looking unnatural.

So basically, silicone is successful if the correct shape and size and application is chosen.
I believe goretex is also successful, and I think Dr. Chuang does to, but generally, he opts for silicone over goretex because he says that goretex long term effects as a nose implant are simply unknown, and it is very difficult to remove after a long time.


Hi

Thanks for the advice and knowledge given.
I felt much better and safer to opt for silicon now.
Am thinking of going to Dr Chuang end of next year, If anyone interested can pm me.


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