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Postby jamie82 » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 12:32 am

babymilo, I wish I could say something to advise you.

May I ask if his mind would be any different if you were planning to have it done in Singapore? If he's still against it then I just think its his conservative view to plastic surgery, and that the fact you plan to go to Taiwan to do it has exacerbated his concern more. A lot of fear regarding PS is both rational and irrational, so when he has both mixed together it will be hard for him to look at the facts to weigh the pros and cons.

Its great that you did all your research, so its not a matter of how but when you'll get it done eventually.

For what its worth, when I was around your age I got my first PS done in SG, a gift from my parents and it was done by a renowned surgeon and honestly that was a very very bad experience, and the worst compared to my experiences in thailand and taiwan which were so much more positive. Going overseas to find better docs never crossed my mind.

To think back if I wanted to go to say someone in Taiwan then at that age, they'd have disapproved and wanted me to go to a local doctor instead, they'd still think the same way today (I think alot of people think that SG has one of the best hospitals and doctors but its misleading -.- maybe for heart or non PS stuff only).

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Postby hello84 » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 6:06 am

Well I think you should save up first as you are still very young no hurry for PS. Like I say before when you start to work, you will have the money and more times for you to have PS.=) If you really felt that you are not good looking and wanted to do it now, just tell yourself is ok i sure can do it when I start to work, is just the matter of time=)

As for me, I just want to changes myself. When I was young, I was being look down by alot of girls and relatives friends. They always say I don't look good etc. nose is flat, thick lips, pls open your eye and low education. Compare to others I was just a nuts. I am a honest person with no confident so always bully or laugh by others. No matter who I chased, I always being rejected, best friend snatch away the girl I like or only make use on me. I was being hurt alot of times. I am a guy and I admit i cry several times. So I intend to go for PS.i I want to change. Parents and brother strongly disapprove. So I decided to do it after I ORD when i was working. It is not easy for me because i need to save up in the same time I am paying for my part-time dip. It was very tiring but when i think back those ppl who look down at me, I was like telling myself I must do it, I can make it, I want to show those people, I want them to regret. I think this is how I motivate myself. Anyway I had my nose, eye done and remove abit of muscle just between my nose tip and lips to have a better smile. My looks had improve and i am much confident. Recently my brother spoted that I had eyelid surgery i tot i will be nag by him but endup he just told me actaully I am old enough to think he will not bother me so much. He joke and say if you still want to do others area please let him knows, he afraid he can't recognise me.. LOL~~ I am currently taking part time degree, driving and I will put on braces sooner or later. So is just the matter of time. You can do it too..=)

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Postby missuglynose » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 8:48 am

Day 23: I think the little bumps around my scar are improving now (thank goodness!), though they still itch like mad. I am super annoyed though because now the asymetry between my nostrils seems more prominent than before :x

My left nostril is smaller, and my right nostril + alar is bigger and lower. ARGH! :x :x :x Dr. Hsu warned me this could happen, so it's definitely not his fault - it's just that my nose insists on remaining ugly (note the nickname).

I shall patiently wait for the swelling to go down and see how it goes. Probably won't go for revision though cos apparently most doctors find this too minor to work on >.<

@Missfoxxxy: Congrats, you look great, hahaha :lol: Keep us updated on your progress will ya? :) By the way, icing the wound regularly = swelling goes down faster, especially in the first week. You have such a nice face shape, don't shave them cheekbones!

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Postby missfoxxxy » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 10:29 am

missuglynose wrote:Day 23: I think the little bumps around my scar are improving now (thank goodness!), though they still itch like mad. I am super annoyed though because now the asymetry between my nostrils seems more prominent than before :x

My left nostril is smaller, and my right nostril + alar is bigger and lower. ARGH! :x :x :x Dr. Hsu warned me this could happen, so it's definitely not his fault - it's just that my nose insists on remaining ugly (note the nickname).

I shall patiently wait for the swelling to go down and see how it goes. Probably won't go for revision though cos apparently most doctors find this too minor to work on >.<

@Missfoxxxy: Congrats, you look great, hahaha :lol: Keep us updated on your progress will ya? :) By the way, icing the wound regularly = swelling goes down faster, especially in the first week. You have such a nice face shape, don't shave them cheekbones!


How to ice the wound? I thought they just want you to ice the forehead?

anyway, I THINK THEY GLUED MY SPLINT ON SLIGHTLY TILTED TO THE LEFT!!! HOW?!??!?!?!?! oh god I am super freaking out right now, I can't stop staring in the mirror. my nose looks horrendously tilted to the left.

&babe where did you get your sinecch?

My nose hurts like a bitch. is that normal?

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Postby missuglynose » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 5:21 pm

missfoxxxy wrote:How to ice the wound? I thought they just want you to ice the forehead?

anyway, I THINK THEY GLUED MY SPLINT ON SLIGHTLY TILTED TO THE LEFT!!! HOW?!??!?!?!?! oh god I am super freaking out right now, I can't stop staring in the mirror. my nose looks horrendously tilted to the left.

&babe where did you get your sinecch?

My nose hurts like a bitch. is that normal?


Oops sorry, haha, I meant ice the forehead/both cheeks :roll:

My nose hurt like crazy on the first day. Felt like it was burning on the inside, so I guess it's normal? I had to take 2 ponstans, 3 times a day...which is like maximum dosage :???:

I didn't get sinecch, just pineapple juice whenever I could get my hands on it (from the little drink shops by the roadside), and "Wu Gong Cao" once a day. I'm still drinking pineapple juice now, I think my healing's been considerably quick so far.

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Postby missfoxxxy » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 5:34 pm

does pineapple juice help?

I dunno babe, my nose is like, STABBINGLY painful. sorry for the incredibly bad descriptive, but it feels like mini-woodpeckers have climbed up my left nostril and decided to make a home there.

Anyway, I thought wu gong cao twice a day? Does it have an expiry date? cause I just bought EIGHT bottles -_-

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Postby Blissful09 » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 5:51 pm

ppl should work hard and use their OWN money for plastic surgery in my opinion.. why? because it shows how DETERMINE u are! This is what i did... i work my ass off saving up for money.. im not gonna bum money off my parents! Show your independant and then u can say "Mom dad look, i work so hard, very hard THIS IS HOW MUCH I WANT MY NOSE DONE, this is my money.. and with my own money i should be able to do whatever i want with this money.. its not your money so it should be my decision"
You guys may be 18 and think "im ready, im mature enough" when i was that age.. i really thought i was grown up and mature enough too..
if you are mature then u can make the right decision and JUST WAIT until the ADULT age. Because its called an adult age for a reason.And especially if u need money from your parents and your under 20 i can say your not an adult.

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Postby jamie82 » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 8:18 pm

blissful~~ babymilo's issues aren't with money she actually saved it up herself le...

I think its cos her father is pretty negative to the whole idea of surgery itself. Most parents are actually =/

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Postby missfoxxxy » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 9:44 pm

well yeah, most parents HAVE to tell their kids they're beautiful right, if not the kid will just turn around and blame them for imbuing them with defective genes.

OBVIOUSLY your parents don't want you to go for surgery?! They are blinded, really. Like how my mum tells me I'm beautiful, but I never believe her cause she's biased - I'm sure she really thinks so from the bottom of her heart, but hey, ever heard of the phrase 'a face only his/her mother could love'?

yeah, don't base your PS decisions on what your direct family thinks. If you really want to know the truth, call your enemy. Or your ex. It makes no difference.

Good luck babymilo!! (:

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Postby missuglynose » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 11:25 pm

missfoxxxy wrote:does pineapple juice help?

I dunno babe, my nose is like, STABBINGLY painful. sorry for the incredibly bad descriptive, but it feels like mini-woodpeckers have climbed up my left nostril and decided to make a home there.

Anyway, I thought wu gong cao twice a day? Does it have an expiry date? cause I just bought EIGHT bottles -_-


Hmm, I think you should see Dr. Kao if the pain doesn't improve. Also, did you contact him regarding the splint? I'm sure he could just adjust it for you?

How come you managed to get wu gong cao in a bottle?! Lucky girl! I bought the dried herb and had to cooked it myself in a double boiler, so mine was super concentrated. The Chinese herbalist told me that it's a remedy for sprains, bruises, and broken bones...precisely what I needed for my nose, heheh :lol: To answer your question, I'm not sure if it has an expiry date...mine was in dried grass form, lol.

Pineapple juice contains an enzyme called bromelain which is an anti-inflammatory agent and also a diuretic, so it definitely helps with the swelling if you drink enough of it :) It has a relatively high vitamin C content it will speed up the healing process as well. The juice also aids digestion and prevents constipation ;) So yeah, no harm trying?

Personally, I consumed vitamin supplements (B-complex+Zinc and Vitamin C), the Wu Gong Cao, and also pineapple juice, so I don't know how much/little each item separately contributed to the healing process. Overall, this combination definitely worked to reduce bruising to a minimum and expedited recovery. That's just my experience though, I'm sure it differs for everyone.

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Postby missfoxxxy » Mon, 15 Feb 2010 6:53 am

missuglynose wrote:
missfoxxxy wrote:does pineapple juice help?

I dunno babe, my nose is like, STABBINGLY painful. sorry for the incredibly bad descriptive, but it feels like mini-woodpeckers have climbed up my left nostril and decided to make a home there.

Anyway, I thought wu gong cao twice a day? Does it have an expiry date? cause I just bought EIGHT bottles -_-


Hmm, I think you should see Dr. Kao if the pain doesn't improve. Also, did you contact him regarding the splint? I'm sure he could just adjust it for you?

How come you managed to get wu gong cao in a bottle?! Lucky girl! I bought the dried herb and had to cooked it myself in a double boiler, so mine was super concentrated. The Chinese herbalist told me that it's a remedy for sprains, bruises, and broken bones...precisely what I needed for my nose, heheh :lol: To answer your question, I'm not sure if it has an expiry date...mine was in dried grass form, lol.

Pineapple juice contains an enzyme called bromelain which is an anti-inflammatory agent and also a diuretic, so it definitely helps with the swelling if you drink enough of it :) It has a relatively high vitamin C content it will speed up the healing process as well. The juice also aids digestion and prevents constipation ;) So yeah, no harm trying?

Personally, I consumed vitamin supplements (B-complex+Zinc and Vitamin C), the Wu Gong Cao, and also pineapple juice, so I don't know how much/little each item separately contributed to the healing process. Overall, this combination definitely worked to reduce bruising to a minimum and expedited recovery. That's just my experience though, I'm sure it differs for everyone.


I can't get him cause it's the first day of CNY and everyone is pretty much unavailable ):

I'm waiting for him to get back to me reg my horribly tilted nose -_-

Anyway, wu gong cao DOES come in medicine sized bottles, for further reference here's the number - 0227998059. Call one day in advance so she can boil it for you, then just go pick it up. The place is a medicinal hall in the Neihu district.

&missuglynose, thank you so much for your invaluable advice (: I'm gonna see what I can do about the pineapple juice later. Mwah!

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Postby nosecraze » Mon, 15 Feb 2010 6:08 pm

missfoxxxy wrote:
missuglynose wrote:
missfoxxxy wrote:does pineapple juice help?

I dunno babe, my nose is like, STABBINGLY painful. sorry for the incredibly bad descriptive, but it feels like mini-woodpeckers have climbed up my left nostril and decided to make a home there.

Anyway, I thought wu gong cao twice a day? Does it have an expiry date? cause I just bought EIGHT bottles -_-


Hmm, I think you should see Dr. Kao if the pain doesn't improve. Also, did you contact him regarding the splint? I'm sure he could just adjust it for you?

How come you managed to get wu gong cao in a bottle?! Lucky girl! I bought the dried herb and had to cooked it myself in a double boiler, so mine was super concentrated. The Chinese herbalist told me that it's a remedy for sprains, bruises, and broken bones...precisely what I needed for my nose, heheh :lol: To answer your question, I'm not sure if it has an expiry date...mine was in dried grass form, lol.

Pineapple juice contains an enzyme called bromelain which is an anti-inflammatory agent and also a diuretic, so it definitely helps with the swelling if you drink enough of it :) It has a relatively high vitamin C content it will speed up the healing process as well. The juice also aids digestion and prevents constipation ;) So yeah, no harm trying?

Personally, I consumed vitamin supplements (B-complex+Zinc and Vitamin C), the Wu Gong Cao, and also pineapple juice, so I don't know how much/little each item separately contributed to the healing process. Overall, this combination definitely worked to reduce bruising to a minimum and expedited recovery. That's just my experience though, I'm sure it differs for everyone.


I can't get him cause it's the first day of CNY and everyone is pretty much unavailable ):

I'm waiting for him to get back to me reg my horribly tilted nose -_-

Anyway, wu gong cao DOES come in medicine sized bottles, for further reference here's the number - 0227998059. Call one day in advance so she can boil it for you, then just go pick it up. The place is a medicinal hall in the Neihu district.

&missuglynose, thank you so much for your invaluable advice (: I'm gonna see what I can do about the pineapple juice later. Mwah!


Babe, the swelling speed differs on the left and right side of ur face, in other words, left and right nostril may look diff. the reason why it looks tilted becox one side could be more swollen than the other. Mine's that way too now, cox my left side is more swollen, before it was the right. no worries. DONT BE PARANOID! RELAX. :)

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Postby missfoxxxy » Tue, 16 Feb 2010 12:35 am

yeah okay, I met Dr Kao already, he reconfirmed that i'm just insanely paranoid. hahahah.

did any of your relatives notice your new noses this CNY? (:

oh btw how long did you all wait before taking out the stitches?

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Postby Blissful09 » Tue, 16 Feb 2010 6:48 am

jamie82 wrote:blissful~~ babymilo's issues aren't with money she actually saved it up herself le...

I think its cos her father is pretty negative to the whole idea of surgery itself. Most parents are actually =/


yeah i read her message too
~ i was talking to young ppl in general ^^'', i think that shows a good way to show how independant and determine a person is and that they are "grown up" by maturing by making their own money.
gain, at age 18 its normal for ppl to think they are fully matured.
that brings me to a different topic... we so selfishly worry about our own selves we didnt think about our parents, i know it was my own money and im wayyy past age 20+ lol and my mom and dad both said ts ok.. but for some reason.. u know when u first removed ur cast and ur like "omg wth is it!!??" i wasnt sad for myself.. nor worried wat my bf would think... i was more sad for my parents....idk maybe thats just me... im always worried about them. probably cuz we r changing a part of ourselves changing the way genetic was built to make us look.

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Postby Blissful09 » Tue, 16 Feb 2010 6:55 am

missfoxxy

which emthod did u do? rib or ear? hmm it if STABBINGLY?LOL painful mayeb u should worry a bit (but dont overdo it lol) cuz mine didnt hurt that much (well again yea everyones pain is different) there were 2 days were SCARYINGLY i felt the cuts ( i got alar done so it was open surgery) like the bottom of my nose.. i actually felt the cuts.. and damn was it scary... when u feel the bottom of your cuts u start to imgine things.. and then i was like "OH time for my medication!!" lol.. a few pain killers and stuff and u should be okay again =) (btw are u taking 12 pills a day? the doctor should give u lots of pills take 4 pills, 3 times a day)


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