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Postby osaka1002 » Tue, 11 Dec 2007 4:46 pm

actually, I don't think food can cause infection to your nose
the problem can be from too much pressure of silicone implant
hygiene for your own or during surgery, or probably doctor's technique or enviroment

In fact
if contamination during surgery
the infection is not immediately found 1 or 2 days after surgery
usually 7-10 days after the surgery when the bacteria grow much enough to cause a obviously infection

And if siliocne implant is infected with bacteria
the only fate is to remove the implant and take antibiotics for 1 week

sorry to hear about your story

but thanks for sharing your experience and photos

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Postby danita » Wed, 12 Dec 2007 2:11 pm

Oh Jang you poor dear,

i know your pain, trust me! At least you were clever enough to get it removed quickly.

I had an infection because of my implant which resulted in two huge pus-filled abscesses on my nose. One on the right side of the bridge and the other in the middle of my friggin tip. Right in the middle! I looked like some crazy leper I tell you.

What was worse was because I was already in Australia I wasn't able to meet with my PS face-to-face, so based on over-the-phone advice I went on a course of antibiotics. I also had to drain the abscesses three times, which basically meant the GP had to slice them open with a knife, drain and then PUSH all the pus out. Yep, PUSH.

So not only did I have to get my face cut up without any anesthesia, you should have seen the pushing that was going on. They had to make sure that all that nasty gunk was out so a nurse had to hold me down while the doctor leant all her weight on my poor little nose and PUSHED like a mean mutha... pueshed and pushed and squeezed until every last trace of pus and blood was out. And this happened 3 times!

I got it done 3 times because each time I was hoping that if I got all the stuff out it would mean that my implant could be saved. At that time I had the idea that it was an external infection, not an internal one.

But the previous poster is right and most, if not all infections are internal. Eating seafood or breathing in smoke will not be able to infect your nose, so don't worry, it wasn't anything you did.

Anyway, I had to remove the implant. Which cost me another $2000. :(

So, yes, even though I'm contemplating another nose job, I'm still quite scared of silicone implants. then again, I guess it also depends on your luck, and I have arse luck.

Anyway, thanks so much for sharing. Rest up and drink plenty of fluids and you'll heal in no time.

take care :)
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Postby princessli » Wed, 12 Dec 2007 3:36 pm

oh gosh danita... feel terrible for you HUGSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
Wish u all the best sweetheart ..

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Postby princessli » Wed, 12 Dec 2007 4:32 pm

I want to do my bridge with cartilage and probably do epi as well...hopefully in the same place. Iv emailed Dr Hsu to ask if he did epi as well..waiting his reply.

I don't think im suitable for hard implants as i take vigorous activities and thats soo asking for trouble.. the other option is fillers..but they don't last, are not as defined, same risks for infection and are almost as expensive as implants.

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Loss of eyebrows

Postby gia02 » Wed, 12 Dec 2007 5:29 pm

I need help....my eyebrows are really sparse and have been looking for a doctor that soes eyebrows implants in asia?

Anyone that knows a doctor that is regconised in this field? Please help!
regards,

gia

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Postby Youkihi » Wed, 12 Dec 2007 8:33 pm

princessli: When are you planning to visit Dr. Hsu?

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Postby mbk » Wed, 12 Dec 2007 11:07 pm

Sorry to hear your ordeal danita! OUCH!!!!!!!!!

Did the infection leave you with any disfigurement or was it just to your pre-implant state?

If you have had a cartilage/rib graft would that has to be taken out too if an infection sets in?

If not why don't you think about cartilage grafts?

I can't imagine you doing all this without any numbing...or anesthetic...

So, if infection best to remove implant ASAP, right?

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Postby dimensionspectrum » Thu, 13 Dec 2007 1:11 am

princessli wrote:I want to do my bridge with cartilage and probably do epi as well...hopefully in the same place. Iv emailed Dr Hsu to ask if he did epi as well..waiting his reply.

I don't think im suitable for hard implants as i take vigorous activities and thats soo asking for trouble.. the other option is fillers..but they don't last, are not as defined, same risks for infection and are almost as expensive as implants.


hmm i dont think he does epi...the other time i asks if he does jaw bone shaving but he emphasized he's an ENT doctor, so he doesnt do anything out of his specialization...
I even asked if there's a doctor in his hospital that does jaw bone shaving, he told me there is, but that doctor not as experienced as the doctors in taipei...so he told me to settle my face shape b4 coming to him..hmmm...

Recently he featured another of his nose job in his blog, wa very nice!

If you thinking of epi, can read up more on Dr Lo in Taichung or Dr Yang in Taipei...Dr Chuang does gd epi too.

See:
Dr Lo Taichung:http://breast-augmentation.house-ware.com.tw/double-fold-eyelid.htm
Dr Yang Taipei:http://www.artwood.com.tw/
(Dr Yang does the 'No Scar Epicanthoplasty')

I got the info fr Fashionguide TW..They are the ones that had good reviews...and i went thru soooo many threads to find out abt them, then went online to find their websites...Oh another dr is Dr Su but i do not have her website.
Read & decide?

Hope this helps!

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Dr Davis versus Dr Toriumi

Postby moonlight_pmdct » Thu, 13 Dec 2007 11:58 am

Has anyone heard of Dr. Davis in FL?

What do you think of him versus Dr. Toriumi's work?

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Postby princessli » Thu, 13 Dec 2007 12:08 pm

Thanks alot dimensionspectrum => HUGS
Dr hsu just replied me, he said that he had ophthalmologists in his hospital and that he could arrange it for me...dono whether good or not though.. hmm..

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Postby dimensionspectrum » Fri, 14 Dec 2007 12:50 am

princessli wrote:Thanks alot dimensionspectrum => HUGS
Dr hsu just replied me, he said that he had ophthalmologists in his hospital and that he could arrange it for me...dono whether good or not though.. hmm..


well, ask him! LOL
I know he's super honest..keke...if not he wouldnt hav told me to look for someone else to do the jaw bone shaving..
when are you going to dr Hsu?

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Postby princessli » Fri, 14 Dec 2007 1:07 am

dono yet

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Postby itzybitsy » Fri, 14 Dec 2007 1:48 pm

Dr Su is good too!!

Anyone got Dr Hsu's website?

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Postby danita » Fri, 14 Dec 2007 2:15 pm

Hey mbk,

It's left me with 2 scars - one on the side of my nose and one on the tip. the tip has also slightly collapsed and the tipmost surface is flat instead of rounded as it should be.

Sounds awful I know, but it's not really too bad/noticeable unless someone peers very closely at your face. A few years before this happened I was attacked by a dog and had to have more than 30 stitches to my face, so you can say I'm pretty used to scarring on my face!

The scars are small and light so no one can tell though. Well at least the boys haven't been complaining :P Ha!

Yes, I'm very keen to do a rib cartilage transplant like hello84, but my god, it's so much more expensive than an implant and I'm already having problems saving up for an implant!

Some infections can be treated with antibiotics but I think once you see those nasty blisters it's probably too late!

xx Danita xx


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