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Postby kalyn » Thu, 20 Dec 2007 3:38 am

tinklegal wrote:
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244522 wrote:Hi Who and other Dr Chuang Patient,

Are you all still satisfied with the nose job and has it recovered? Care to describe to me more and post new photos on it?I really appreciate it.

I am going to operate at the end of this year and I was wondering if 2 months is enough to look normal and presentable to others.

I'm going to do my eyebag as while, does any one has any experience with Dr Chuang or Jung? Thanks.


As mentioned above in my post, I'm going back to Dr Chuang for revision. Honestly, I personally feel that my nose looks fake. The bridge is too high and too broad! :( The implant is not in the middle and it is able to shift from left to right and vice versa just by gently pressing it. Hopefully the revision will fix those issues, I don't ask for much, just want a natural nose with slim and straight implant :P

And yes, it will definitely look normal and presentable in 2 months, actually, just two weeks is enough for just a rhinoplasty. Do take SinEech! I heard it helps alot in deswelling, I did not take that during my first surgery when I did my nose, cheek lipo and lip reduction and the post-op was disastrous. So if any kind souls out there who knows where can i get the medicine, please let me know :lol:

I wanna do eyebag removal too!! But i shortlisting dr jung from korea or woffles wu. Woffles wu gonna charge double of what dr jung is charging, but if he's as good, i wouldn't mind. Any experiences or opinions to share? Thanks!


Hi babe,

How long did you wait before Dr Chuang agreed to do revision for you?
I did rhino, epi n double eye lid surgery in oct but the results are disappointing.

My nose bridge is too high and too broad(jacky chan looka like) as well.
And my eyes are not balanced too but Dr Chuang kept asking me to wait, saying i'm experiencing uneven swelling now. However i really doubt that's the case.

Really wish to solve the rpoblems by cny :cry:


Hi, I emailed Dr Chuang for his advice 3-4months after my surgery. Sorry to hear that you're dissatisfied with your nose. I did not do my eyes so I don't know hows the recovery like, but my sis had hers done before and I can see that the recovery for eyes are rather slow. At 2 months, it is still healing and you will experience uneven swelling like what Dr Chuang mentioned.

However for nose, if you think that the bridge is too high and broad (which is exactly what I'm experiencing), then it is quite safe to say, it is unlikely going to go down much. It will continue to be slimmer that's of course but for the height, I believe it will more or less remain.

I can't give much advise, maybe you'd want to visit a local PS for consultation? He will give you better advise whether your dissatisfaction is due to uneven swelling.. Hope you are healing well now! take care!

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Postby appletree » Mon, 24 Dec 2007 12:08 am

kalyn wrote:
tinklegal wrote:
kalyn wrote:
244522 wrote:Hi Who and other Dr Chuang Patient,

Are you all still satisfied with the nose job and has it recovered? Care to describe to me more and post new photos on it?I really appreciate it.

I am going to operate at the end of this year and I was wondering if 2 months is enough to look normal and presentable to others.

I'm going to do my eyebag as while, does any one has any experience with Dr Chuang or Jung? Thanks.


As mentioned above in my post, I'm going back to Dr Chuang for revision. Honestly, I personally feel that my nose looks fake. The bridge is too high and too broad! :( The implant is not in the middle and it is able to shift from left to right and vice versa just by gently pressing it. Hopefully the revision will fix those issues, I don't ask for much, just want a natural nose with slim and straight implant :P

And yes, it will definitely look normal and presentable in 2 months, actually, just two weeks is enough for just a rhinoplasty. Do take SinEech! I heard it helps alot in deswelling, I did not take that during my first surgery when I did my nose, cheek lipo and lip reduction and the post-op was disastrous. So if any kind souls out there who knows where can i get the medicine, please let me know :lol:

I wanna do eyebag removal too!! But i shortlisting dr jung from korea or woffles wu. Woffles wu gonna charge double of what dr jung is charging, but if he's as good, i wouldn't mind. Any experiences or opinions to share? Thanks!


Hi babe,

How long did you wait before Dr Chuang agreed to do revision for you?
I did rhino, epi n double eye lid surgery in oct but the results are disappointing.

My nose bridge is too high and too broad(jacky chan looka like) as well.
And my eyes are not balanced too but Dr Chuang kept asking me to wait, saying i'm experiencing uneven swelling now. However i really doubt that's the case.

Really wish to solve the rpoblems by cny :cry:


Hi, I emailed Dr Chuang for his advice 3-4months after my surgery. Sorry to hear that you're dissatisfied with your nose. I did not do my eyes so I don't know hows the recovery like, but my sis had hers done before and I can see that the recovery for eyes are rather slow. At 2 months, it is still healing and you will experience uneven swelling like what Dr Chuang mentioned.

However for nose, if you think that the bridge is too high and broad (which is exactly what I'm experiencing), then it is quite safe to say, it is unlikely going to go down much. It will continue to be slimmer that's of course but for the height, I believe it will more or less remain.

I can't give much advise, maybe you'd want to visit a local PS for consultation? He will give you better advise whether your dissatisfaction is due to uneven swelling.. Hope you are healing well now! take care!



Hi kalyn,

I experiences the same things as u.. my implant on e top bridge can move to left and right one, somemore now my implant has abit shifted to the left!! And also my nose tip is not long enough also... :( I did my nose at kalo..kind of regretted that i didnt do it with dr chuang instead..
But i shall be redoing my nose again in year 2009...hopefully with Dr hsu, i see hello84's nose done with ear cartiledge one, very natural and nice leh.. :)

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Postby appletree » Mon, 24 Dec 2007 12:30 am

Jang wrote:Hi all,

I’d like to share my experience that I had gone through during the recovery stage of my rhinoplasty. Unfortunately, I developed an infection and I had my inserts removed. Though it was an unfortunate development, I thought I should share it with you all and have you understand the possibilities that you could face.

Till 12thday of surgery, my nose and eyelids were healing well. On that night, I went to Balaclava to celebrate my colleague B’day and they order finger foods like: Sotong ball, Top shell and chicken stick. I took for granted and ate them including Top shell.
And the next day, I also ate Laksa which the soup base ingredient got small shrimp and cockles. That night, my nose bridge swell and it started to hurt.
On the 14th day, I went to Tan-Teoh Clinic to remove my ear stitches and I asked Doc to prescribe medicine for my nose coz it hurts. She told me I got infected, and she prescribe me 1 week worth of antibiotic. I told my boyfriend about it and he immediately call Dr Kim asked him what I should do to the infection. He said antibiotic for few days and see how, if the pain gets worse, call him and let him know.
Initially, my swell seemed to come down a little. After a week, when I was washing my face, I noticed a lump in my left nostril!:shock:
Image
I nearly fainted, immediately I took a picture and send it to Dr Kim. That night was really a long night, worry and couldn’t sleep well.
The next day, my boyfriend accompanies me to Tan-Teoh Clinic for review on my infected nose. While we were waiting, Dr Kim called my boyfriend and break a Bad News to me, he saw my mail and he told my boyfriend that my implant have to be removed immediately, if not it will not recover well. He suggested us to get local doc to remove it cos it is a very simple procedure and it take less than 5mins.
So when my turn to see the local Doc, I asked her if she can remove the implant and how long is the procedure. She said fastest 30mins, if longer it might take 1-2hrs and it cost $500++. Goodness! really scared me. So I just told her that I’ll consider and I got more antibiotic first. In my heart, I said NO!, I rather fly back to Dr Kim and he can do it for me free and safe.

So immediately, I book a ticket to fly back there. Next day, 21 days after surgery, I took a Korean Air’s night flight back to Korea. Next morning, I reached Dr Kim’s clinic at 11am, and I was lead to the surgery room immediately. A nurse asked me to lie down and she said Dr Kim will be coming in soon.
After waiting for a short while, Dr Kim came in and he check on my nose and squeeze it *ouch* that's really hurt! And he started cleaning inside and outside my nose area, then the nurse put the "Green Surgery Cloth" on my face and in my mind I was thinking why never put Local Aesthetic for me? And Dr Kim keep distracting me by talking to me saying, it will be done less than a minute don't worry as he was talking, he is holding on to my nose and all of a sudden I feel him using something to poke the infected area just outside of my left nostril within a second, I feel something rushing out of my nostril, wow that moment, my tear also splash out together. I keep saying "Har..Har.."And Dr Kim say is ok now, the implant is out and was cleaning inside my nostril and keep pushing down from my bridge to my tip clearing the pulse inside.
The whole procedure was very fast, only 5 minutes. Even after he had finish I’m still grabbing my both hands so tightly on the bed coz I’m still crying:cry: when the nurse helping me to wipe my tears away, I noticed Dr Kim holding my hands comforting me saying that everything is fine now, he could tell that I'm really pain when he was removing my implant & pulse. He told me that my nose will swell abit for few days and when it recover he will insert a new implant for FREE :wink: and later he asked the nurse to jab antibiotic on my butt.
He told me that I must keep my nostril clean after the surgery to avoid possible infection. Then, I remembered we went to a barbecue restaurant one day after the surgery and inhaled a lot of barbecue smoke. I am sure it contributed.
I rested in a recovery room for a while. Image
Dr. Kim prescribed me antibiotic for 2 weeks and also he wants me to go to his clinic to let his nurse to clean my nostril till I leave Korea.
I was there in Korea for 4days, on the last day I went for the final cleaning and Dr Kim came and check on my nose before I come back to Sin. I noticed my bridge is higher than before and I asked him and he replied that it is normal.

I also asked him how come my eyes still looks swell like got sausage in between my eyelids, he jokingly said that's not sausage don't worry the swell will take several weeks to Deswell. But he offered me a jab that will make my eyelids Deswell rapidly but he said that the jab will be very painful, of cos I accepted his offer.
OMG, I tell you the jab was really painful. I feel warm on my eyelids after the jab, this is the picture. Image
Up till today after my surgery about a month plus, my nose is alright now and my double eyelid swell went down quite a lot.
Now, I am taking good care of my nose and preparing for my surgery trip in March to redo my rhinoplasty with the next group of us the gals.
It was an unfortunate but a valuable experience and I know what to do and not to do to avoid possible infections for future surgeries for me and other girls.
Here’s the picture how I look from : BeforeImageImage
InfectionImage Image
NowImage Image


Hi Jang,

Sorry to hear about your bad experiences...i do have a lump inside my nose too.. but it seems more like a keloid lump there after doing the close incision of L implant...But luckily its inside the nose.. cant imagine if its outside the nose! :shock: :(

Speedy recovery for you

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Postby babyk » Mon, 24 Dec 2007 1:34 am

appletree wrote:
kalyn wrote:
tinklegal wrote:
kalyn wrote:
244522 wrote:Hi Who and other Dr Chuang Patient,

Are you all still satisfied with the nose job and has it recovered? Care to describe to me more and post new photos on it?I really appreciate it.

I am going to operate at the end of this year and I was wondering if 2 months is enough to look normal and presentable to others.

I'm going to do my eyebag as while, does any one has any experience with Dr Chuang or Jung? Thanks.


As mentioned above in my post, I'm going back to Dr Chuang for revision. Honestly, I personally feel that my nose looks fake. The bridge is too high and too broad! :( The implant is not in the middle and it is able to shift from left to right and vice versa just by gently pressing it. Hopefully the revision will fix those issues, I don't ask for much, just want a natural nose with slim and straight implant :P

And yes, it will definitely look normal and presentable in 2 months, actually, just two weeks is enough for just a rhinoplasty. Do take SinEech! I heard it helps alot in deswelling, I did not take that during my first surgery when I did my nose, cheek lipo and lip reduction and the post-op was disastrous. So if any kind souls out there who knows where can i get the medicine, please let me know :lol:

I wanna do eyebag removal too!! But i shortlisting dr jung from korea or woffles wu. Woffles wu gonna charge double of what dr jung is charging, but if he's as good, i wouldn't mind. Any experiences or opinions to share? Thanks!


Hi babe,

How long did you wait before Dr Chuang agreed to do revision for you?
I did rhino, epi n double eye lid surgery in oct but the results are disappointing.

My nose bridge is too high and too broad(jacky chan looka like) as well.
And my eyes are not balanced too but Dr Chuang kept asking me to wait, saying i'm experiencing uneven swelling now. However i really doubt that's the case.

Really wish to solve the rpoblems by cny :cry:


Hi, I emailed Dr Chuang for his advice 3-4months after my surgery. Sorry to hear that you're dissatisfied with your nose. I did not do my eyes so I don't know hows the recovery like, but my sis had hers done before and I can see that the recovery for eyes are rather slow. At 2 months, it is still healing and you will experience uneven swelling like what Dr Chuang mentioned.

However for nose, if you think that the bridge is too high and broad (which is exactly what I'm experiencing), then it is quite safe to say, it is unlikely going to go down much. It will continue to be slimmer that's of course but for the height, I believe it will more or less remain.

I can't give much advise, maybe you'd want to visit a local PS for consultation? He will give you better advise whether your dissatisfaction is due to uneven swelling.. Hope you are healing well now! take care!



Hi kalyn,

I experiences the same things as u.. my implant on e top bridge can move to left and right one, somemore now my implant has abit shifted to the left!! And also my nose tip is not long enough also... :( I did my nose at kalo..kind of regretted that i didnt do it with dr chuang instead..
But i shall be redoing my nose again in year 2009...hopefully with Dr hsu, i see hello84's nose done with ear cartiledge one, very natural and nice leh.. :)

I'm sorry to hear that! Your implant definitely should not move or shift at all. Does your nose look ok though although shifted? Anyways, good luck :wink:

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Postby appletree » Wed, 26 Dec 2007 7:33 am

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Hi kalyn,

I experiences the same things as u.. my implant on e top bridge can move to left and right one, somemore now my implant has abit shifted to the left!! And also my nose tip is not long enough also... :( I did my nose at kalo..kind of regretted that i didnt do it with dr chuang instead..
But i shall be redoing my nose again in year 2009...hopefully with Dr hsu, i see hello84's nose done with ear cartiledge one, very natural and nice leh.. :)[/quote]


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I'm sorry to hear that! Your implant definitely should not move or shift at all. Does your nose look ok though although shifted? Anyways, good luck :wink:[/quote]

Hi babyk,

my nostril is not covered long enough and my bridge... i think it looks kind of high for asian nose leh.. haiz.. kind of look fake.. omg... :(
Thanks for your wishes anyway.. :)

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Postby babyk » Wed, 26 Dec 2007 7:48 am

Appletree - Did you ever post up pics of your nose?

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Postby princessli » Thu, 27 Dec 2007 1:12 am

I would like to ask usually how high are the increases in the bridge of the nose, how high do you ask from the doctor?

Hello84..how high did Dr Hsu give you?

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Postby danita » Thu, 27 Dec 2007 9:00 am

It's good to hear how everyone's saying that the implant should not shift, because mine did and I thought it was normal. But now I know! Thanks!

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Postby 244522 » Thu, 27 Dec 2007 8:34 pm

princessli wrote:I would like to ask usually how high are the increases in the bridge of the nose, how high do you ask from the doctor?

Hello84..how high did Dr Hsu give you?


Actually, most do from 3mm to say 8mm increase.

You can also measure from wanting your nose mountain point (Dont know how to explain) at your eyelid point, or at your double eyelid point, or even higher, near the forehead.

I think it would be best you consult over with your doctor, and your doctor can explain to you how much higher suits you and what is considered too low or high for you.

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Postby 244522 » Thu, 27 Dec 2007 8:39 pm

Thanks for the reply.
His face did look smaller/slimmer.

dimensionspectrum wrote:
244522 wrote:Anyone has any experience with Dr Chuang for jaw surgery?


This guy did with Dr Chuang..I think cheek shaving and lipo... and also redo his nose by breaking the nose bones and reconstructing it..
You have to read fr back to front..He has a video for every stage of his healing....

http://www.xanga.com/oyyu?nextdate=4%2f ... irection=p

Apparently, he didnt update anymore...mayb very satisfied with results?
As you can see, his side view is very very nice..

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Postby cherry92 » Thu, 27 Dec 2007 10:46 pm

woah this is rly a long thread!
haha , i happen to came across this while googling

im 15 this year and im very unhappy with my nose!
its bothering me, so big .!

i've been dreaming of altering it when im older, is 19
a good time to?

and my dad told me korea's plastic surgeons are best,
but , after reading all the posts, so many terrible side effects
and blah.. scary..

is japan good?

err issit possible to just narrow my nose , i don rly
care abt the bridge,
i mean i donwan to put the fake cartilage into my nose,
too many restrictions

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Korea Plastic Surgery trip in March.08

Postby Jang » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 3:30 am

Hi All,

I'll be going back to korea BK Clinic to have my rhinoplasty by Dr Kim.

There will be 7 buddies following me there to have PS done, and we will be there for about 2 weeks starting from 2 march08 till 14 march'08.

As for this trip, some of us will have double eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty & chin augmentation. If anyone who is keen to join us this trip do e-mail me : eliza74elaine@hotmail.com
Still hoping more to join us :wink:
Beauty Korea 장
eliza74elaine@hotmail.com

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Postby cherry92 » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 2:40 pm

hey any 1 can reply me?
issit possible to just get rid of the extra 'fats' on
my nose without using any implants?

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Postby magixxx » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 6:18 pm

I've been reading thru these threads, realli lots of information. I m male, and have a small receding chin and cheekbones overall face profile is sharp and with eyebags, its even worse.. sometimes my frens say i look like a hamster.. have been feeling vexed over it.. i try to eat more food to put on some fat on my face, but it only goes to my tummy not to my face.

Therefore i m thinkin of doing a chin implant or jaw implant.. can anybody here advice me on the total cost, duration of stay after surgery and also the price of SG surgeons thanks.
my budget is ard 3k..

There like 3 surgeons u guys go to,
dr nara in hatyai,
kim in korea
Dr chuang in taiwan

may i know the different costs breakdown ? and where can i find their email adress and ask for a quotation on the price and do i need to send my face pictures over to them ?
thanks !!

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Postby princessli » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 8:50 pm

Yes i think measuring from base of face to top of nose is better cos every1's natural height is different..not sure how high i should aim for..i like high bridges..
Thanks 244522=>
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princessli wrote:I would like to ask usually how high are the increases in the bridge of the nose, how high do you ask from the doctor?

Hello84..how high did Dr Hsu give you?


Actually, most do from 3mm to say 8mm increase.

You can also measure from wanting your nose mountain point (Dont know how to explain) at your eyelid point, or at your double eyelid point, or even higher, near the forehead.

I think it would be best you consult over with your doctor, and your doctor can explain to you how much higher suits you and what is considered too low or high for you.
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