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Postby DMN » Fri, 16 May 2008 10:26 am

mintgirl wrote:I don't know whether to go to dr hsu or dr chuang
I was originally planning to use goretex for my rhino, but then after hearing about rib cartilage I was like ' hmmm...that sounds like the safer option'
but now???!! After emailing dr chuang, he said this about using rib cartilage
'I did a lot of total rib rhinoplasty in the past. However the side effect and complication make me unlike to do this operation. There will be possible warpping issue anytime after operation so you will always worry about your nose. Once the issue is appeared it is not fixable all the time. Besides the chest wall scar is another issue especially you would like to do breast augmentation. We charge___ including general anaesthesia for this surgery.'

ahhh!! I dunno what to do...do you guys think it's better to use rib or what? I don't want it to warp =/


Hi mintgirl and 'old' friends from the forums!

I m in Hong Kong on biz so will only 'try' my best to upload my photos when I can get decent pics taken of my nose and my scar from rib cartilage rhino. (Still an idiot in tis department........... :P)

This 21st, it will be 5 months since my op with Dr. Hsu with rib cartilage. I can tell you for sure my nose is not warping and nurses/staff of my face aesthetic doc can tell you the same. Understand tt if it hasnt warped, it will not warp from now on....

Also, many who hv not seen me for a while hv no idea why my face has 'slimmed' down and stands out better. I guess this is what I wld term 'natural' for ppl like us who sort Rhinoplasty. Just my personal opinion - the doc you named has some upward rotated nose in his site which in person wld be 'un-natural'. This is also a common sight of some forummers who went to that money-grabbing doc in Korea aided by those ultra-friendly super-service commission-taking brokers in denial. :mad:

As for the scar, it has shrunk to about 1.25 inch. I did not do much 'maintenance' nor any laser treatment on it. Still reddish tho subsided. Can be further reduced with cream according to my doc who does regular laser for me. Personally, having gone thru a Goretex transplant, this is a small price to pay for long term nose structure stability. In fact, it is not even a 'price' to pay cos I dun 'wear' my chest on my face everyday or need to wear bikinis to impress.... hahaha...

My 2 cents worth: Am not a doc who speaks about expertise - which I do not know better.....I am just a patient who knows for sure I will have NO foreign implant worries in months or years down the road.

Measure your threhold carefully and reduce your risks/regrets! Gd luck!

cheers,
DMN

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Postby vickyabc » Fri, 16 May 2008 12:56 pm

Sorry i have decided to delete my pics from tis forum
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Postby vickyabc » Fri, 16 May 2008 1:09 pm

Btw can anyone tell me what's the diif between sillicon and Goretex? which r better?

Heard that goretex is much natural to touch but its difficult for future revision *touchwood* as it binds with ur flesh???

Many thanks! :wink:

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Postby cersepn » Fri, 16 May 2008 1:12 pm

You're gorgeous vicky, very beautiful results! You were already very pretty to begin with eh.
Did you do your eyes as well or it's just my eyes

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Postby vickyabc » Fri, 16 May 2008 1:19 pm

Hi cerse

haha nope you r right. I did eyes too. Epic and dbl eyelid

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Postby Youkihi » Fri, 16 May 2008 3:41 pm

vickyabc: Thanks for sharing the pictures. You look really pretty!

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Postby aska » Fri, 16 May 2008 3:50 pm

vickyabc wrote:Btw can anyone tell me what's the diif between sillicon and Goretex? which r better?

Heard that goretex is much natural to touch but its difficult for future revision *touchwood* as it binds with ur flesh???

Many thanks! :wink:

how about rhinoplasty and implant..... or filler which is the best?
Better be Fly head than Tiger tail (mongol's theory)

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Postby vickyabc » Fri, 16 May 2008 5:07 pm

aska wrote:
vickyabc wrote:Btw can anyone tell me what's the diif between sillicon and Goretex? which r better?

Heard that goretex is much natural to touch but its difficult for future revision *touchwood* as it binds with ur flesh???

Many thanks! :wink:

how about rhinoplasty and implant..... or filler which is the best?



i had filler done b4. not much effect. and there is a risk of having bumps if not done properly.

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Postby kittygirl8 » Fri, 16 May 2008 5:21 pm

DMN wrote:
mintgirl wrote:I don't know whether to go to dr hsu or dr chuang
I was originally planning to use goretex for my rhino, but then after hearing about rib cartilage I was like ' hmmm...that sounds like the safer option'
but now???!! After emailing dr chuang, he said this about using rib cartilage
'I did a lot of total rib rhinoplasty in the past. However the side effect and complication make me unlike to do this operation. There will be possible warpping issue anytime after operation so you will always worry about your nose. Once the issue is appeared it is not fixable all the time. Besides the chest wall scar is another issue especially you would like to do breast augmentation. We charge___ including general anaesthesia for this surgery.'

ahhh!! I dunno what to do...do you guys think it's better to use rib or what? I don't want it to warp =/


Hi mintgirl and 'old' friends from the forums!

I m in Hong Kong on biz so will only 'try' my best to upload my photos when I can get decent pics taken of my nose and my scar from rib cartilage rhino. (Still an idiot in tis department........... :P)

This 21st, it will be 5 months since my op with Dr. Hsu with rib cartilage. I can tell you for sure my nose is not warping and nurses/staff of my face aesthetic doc can tell you the same. Understand tt if it hasnt warped, it will not warp from now on....

Also, many who hv not seen me for a while hv no idea why my face has 'slimmed' down and stands out better. I guess this is what I wld term 'natural' for ppl like us who sort Rhinoplasty. Just my personal opinion - the doc you named has some upward rotated nose in his site which in person wld be 'un-natural'. This is also a common sight of some forummers who went to that money-grabbing doc in Korea aided by those ultra-friendly super-service commission-taking brokers in denial. :mad:

As for the scar, it has shrunk to about 1.25 inch. I did not do much 'maintenance' nor any laser treatment on it. Still reddish tho subsided. Can be further reduced with cream according to my doc who does regular laser for me. Personally, having gone thru a Goretex transplant, this is a small price to pay for long term nose structure stability. In fact, it is not even a 'price' to pay cos I dun 'wear' my chest on my face everyday or need to wear bikinis to impress.... hahaha...

My 2 cents worth: Am not a doc who speaks about expertise - which I do not know better.....I am just a patient who knows for sure I will have NO foreign implant worries in months or years down the road.

Measure your threhold carefully and reduce your risks/regrets! Gd luck!

cheers,
DMN


Hi DMN,

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this, it is truly very useful for those of us who are undecided between autologous rhinoplasty and silicon/gerotex. I have read all that you have posted in the past and what you've shared are truly invaluable and also inspire me to go for something natural and not man-made. Thanks DMN!:)

Please do post and share with us your photos too - but I presume those photos would probably be similar to what was posted earlier on Dr Hsu website...?

Can I check with you do you happen to know how to travel from Taipei to Kaoshiung?

Thanks for dropping by again and please do drop by more often if you could....so 'green horn' like me wouldn't feel so lost....hehe.... :lol:

Take care :)

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Postby kittygirl8 » Fri, 16 May 2008 5:41 pm

mintgirl wrote:I don't know whether to go to dr hsu or dr chuang
I was originally planning to use goretex for my rhino, but then after hearing about rib cartilage I was like ' hmmm...that sounds like the safer option'
but now???!! After emailing dr chuang, he said this about using rib cartilage
'I did a lot of total rib rhinoplasty in the past. However the side effect and complication make me unlike to do this operation. There will be possible warpping issue anytime after operation so you will always worry about your nose. Once the issue is appeared it is not fixable all the time. Besides the chest wall scar is another issue especially you would like to do breast augmentation. We charge___ including general anaesthesia for this surgery.'

ahhh!! I dunno what to do...do you guys think it's better to use rib or what? I don't want it to warp =/


Hey Mintgirl,

Thanks for sharing about your concern. You know what, I am having the same dilemma as you too!!! What Dr Chuang says makes me feel even more worried...

But....on the other hand, I was thinking, after reading about so many postings from the people in this forum and other forums, it seems like alot of people are facing more problem with silcon/geteox implant (alof of people are going to Dr Hsu to remove it because of this)

So I was thinking, looking at the statistic, it seems like more people had problems with silcon/geotex, rather than warping from autologous rhinoplasty....or could it that most people have only done rinoplasty recently thus its still too early to say (that I am not sure but would hope that anyone with warping problem please kindly share your experience)

In other words, rather than taking the route of presumbly 'higher' risks of infection with man-made implants, do I wanna be on the safe side and go straight for autologous rhinoplasty instead and save myself the pain and hassle in the future...? Do I wanna go through the same thing that those people who have done silicon/georext implant and gotten infection and have to have another surgery to remove it...?

One thing I do wonder about autologous rhinoplasty is this: Since its from our own body and would eventually be absorped (am I right to say this?) is it possible to remove it in cases of warping? Or like what Dr Chuang says, it is impossible to take it out...?

Does anyone knows....?

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Postby victorie » Fri, 16 May 2008 7:29 pm

Hi,

i'd really to get in contact with either one of you, so please PM me!
i can't pm anyone of you cos of post constraints.
would really appreciate your help! thanks (:

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cupid^and^starz, aadvark or Shiyun

Postby victorie » Fri, 16 May 2008 7:32 pm

Hi,
i'm looking for cupid^and^starz, aadvark or Shiyun (if you're still around /: )
if either of you see this message, do leave your msn or email add!
i can't pm anyone of you cos of post constraints.
would really appreciate your help! thanks (:

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cupid^and^starz, aadvark or Shiyun

Postby victorie » Fri, 16 May 2008 7:34 pm

Hi,
i'm looking for cupid^and^starz, aadvark or Shiyun (if you're still around /: )
if either of you see this message, do leave your msn or email add!
i can't pm anyone of you cos of post constraints.
if anyone knows their contacts, do pm me too
would really appreciate your help! thanks (:

p.s sorry for the consecutive posts, a little anxious!

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Postby whereru » Fri, 16 May 2008 10:15 pm

Thanks for sharing your pictures Vickyabc!! Really amazing results.. do u use msn ? Im tinking about doing rhino.. comtemplating.. but really inspire after i saw ur results. U look gorgeous !! i cant private msg u .. hope to understand more abt the healing and how it touch after the surgery.. :)

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Postby appletree » Fri, 16 May 2008 10:16 pm

vickyabc wrote:Btw can anyone tell me what's the diif between sillicon and Goretex? which r better?

Heard that goretex is much natural to touch but its difficult for future revision *touchwood* as it binds with ur flesh???

Many thanks! :wink:


hi vickyabc,

i like your face shape, and your chin :p. May i know u did mephor chin or silicone chin with dr chuang?? Congrats on your new gorgeous face 8-)


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