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Postby babyangel11 » Tue, 17 May 2011 5:39 am

terrie35 wrote:Does anyone know of any surgeon in Taiwan using ear cartilage for the nose bridge?



Hi terrie35,

If im not wrong, surgeons usually do not use ear cartilage for the nose bridge. Cos the ear cartilage is not enough for the bridge n also not strong enough; ear cartilage is usually used for the Tip only.

Plus the ear cartilage would absorp after sometime.

Hope this helps.

Cheers.

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Postby jessie90 » Wed, 18 May 2011 2:40 am

My nose tip is still very hard!! 1.5 months alr!


I hope Worries is doing fine now. Please get well soon!
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Postby terrie35 » Thu, 19 May 2011 5:32 pm

Thanks, Babyangel11.

Jessie90, where did you finally do your nose? With Dr Chuang? Is the clinic clean? What implant did you use?

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Postby terrie35 » Fri, 20 May 2011 6:29 am

jessie90 wrote:My nose tip is still very hard!! 1.5 months alr!
Anyone who wants to see me f2f can pm me. I work in Ion so it'll be convenient for u.

I hope Worries is doing fine now. Please get well soon!




Yea, Worries, are you ok now with the eye revision?

Is this thread inactive now? There is not much traffic here.

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Postby strawberryeviljam » Fri, 20 May 2011 4:58 pm

actually mine i use sillicone its hard too. its normal ba i guess.. i did in thailand. gg to dr chuang soon in aug. book my appt alrdy!~

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Postby boii18 » Fri, 20 May 2011 11:51 pm

This is my after by dr chuang of wishclinic. My eyes last time, looked very chinese. Dr chuang make it look like filipino-eurasian.

Maybe some will think my results are nice?

I did a revision eyelid and epicanthoplasty in korea ( total cost 5000 SGD ) , so my eyelid is much much lower and natural now.

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/607/afterk.jpg/

( This photo is before I revised my eyes at BK dongyang dr kim )
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Postby terrie35 » Sat, 21 May 2011 5:11 am

Hi, boii18, is the photo after your eye revision?

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Postby boii18 » Sat, 21 May 2011 7:45 am

terrie35 wrote:Hi, boii18, is the photo after your eye revision?


This photo is about 7 months post-op dr chuang's surgery, before eye revision with dr kim.

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Postby terrie35 » Sun, 22 May 2011 12:04 am

Boii18, so how do you look now after revision of the crease? Can share your photo? And how much you paid?

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Postby jessie90 » Mon, 30 May 2011 10:06 am

I've seen worries in person. She has big eyes and is pretty now! :)
My implant is silicon. Didnt know it will turn out to be so hard and unnatural.

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Postby strawberryeviljam » Mon, 30 May 2011 1:21 pm

jessie90 wrote:I've seen worries in person. She has big eyes and is pretty now! :)
My implant is silicon. Didnt know it will turn out to be so hard and unnatural.


really excited abt my eye surgery! give it half a yr or so it will slowly look natural.. but sillicone is like tt..

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Postby aneles » Thu, 02 Jun 2011 3:55 am

boii18 wrote:This is my after by dr chuang of wishclinic. My eyes last time, looked very chinese. Dr chuang make it look like filipino-eurasian.

Maybe some will think my results are nice?

I did a revision eyelid and epicanthoplasty in korea ( total cost 5000 SGD ) , so my eyelid is much much lower and natural now.

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/607/afterk.jpg/

( This photo is before I revised my eyes at BK dongyang dr kim )


boii, i think your eyes really looked OK! its not even bad.... but ok, we all have diff aesthetic views.

looking at worries's & boii's outcries on the forum abt dr chuang & then seeing pictures of their eyes, I really think you guys have such nice eyes, compared to what dr chuang did to my eyes (revision) - im not sure what you would have done if you got my shitty results.

Reading your posts has reminded me & I feel more depressed as my eyes look 100x worst than yours & i am still trying to hang in there (after 2 yrs+).

Getting my revision done in Dr Chuang was the biggest mistake in my life. I had no idea then, that revision work was not easy & not any doctor can fix it right.

Ok, i said my peace. & NO i will not show my eyes to the world as I have face enough criticism from everyone that met me.

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Postby Atlantis » Sat, 11 Jun 2011 2:26 am

ranconan wrote:
Loukoum wrote:
bbabymilo wrote:
Loukoum wrote:
Eden86 wrote:not enough men are writing on here, looks like im the only one.
we need more ppl back on here who did chin implants, reading back there were a few, i guess they stop using this.
loukoum dont change a THING, those are cute eyes!!!!! pls dont change it otherwise u wont have those cute anime asian eyes
trust me, in a guy's opinion, i think its really adorable!!


Oh sorry ! there's a complet misunderstood ! I DON'T want to change my eyes for nothing and also DON'T want to look eurasian ^^'.

As Ranconan advice me to do (perhpas) a high bridge which begins from the middle of the eyes , I thought that it will look eurasian, but as I don't really know what it looks likes, I just ask if Ranconan have a celebrity or a picture in mind. Perhaps it's right, but don't know ( I have send an email to Dr Hsu about this question =) )

But, I DON'T want to change anything about my eyes, and search for an eurasian look.
I just want precisely to keep my asian features ^^

Sorry for the misunderstood ^^' ( and thanks about the cute eyes thing ^^ well, it's true that a lot of ppl , asian or not tell me that I have really cute eyes ^^' sometimes thought that I'm wearing Circle lense lol )


May I know where did you get your Circle lenses? I have tried googling around but it seems like most of them have closed down. If you do not mind, can you PM me the link of the blog shop that you have bought them?


oh sorry dear, there's misunderstood number two lol, NO NO I'm wearing precisely NO circle lense ^^' ^^' My eyes are that big and round and that's why I asked if a too higher nose or something else will make me look more eurasian because I DON'T want to lose my asian features. Sorry sorry ^^'

Indeed, Dr Hsu replied me this morning this ( well he didn't metion the eurasian issue I asked him , but he certainly thought about it and included it to his suggestion when replying to me ) :
Dr Hsu wrote:nose can only adjust, lengthen a bit
not can do anynose you want
Actually, I don't think you need a very high and sharp nose
too sharp and point nose will not look cute


Well, for circle lense, I live in france and sometimes I found websites ( but in french or not ) which sell CL , so, I can take a look but I think it'll be expensive with the shipment price so ^^'

Otherwise, is anyone thinking about goint to taiwan for the first week of July ? =)


since you have such sweet eyes, i suggest you not to go for too high of a bridge so that u can retain that sweet look =) go for a nose which can further bring out your eyes like i did =)


Ranconan, it's been a while since you did your rhino, I can't remember which one you went with, was it autologous rib or ear cartilage graft? How does it look now? With resorption and all?

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Re: Report on revision with Dr. Hsu

Postby Atlantis » Mon, 13 Jun 2011 2:54 am

shinangel wrote:As some of you know, I was to have revision rhino under dr. Hsu on 28th December. After rescheduling my flight for professional reasons, a flight cancelled due to heavy snowfall and a second rescheduling of my flight, a train cancelled, an unforeseen 2 day stay in HK due to my sisters passport issues, a third rescheduling of my flight, I finally arrived in KHH, a.k.a. Kaohsiung. Yep, nothing could have stopped me from my revision this time.

Because of all the bad luck that had been pursuing me lately, I was a bit scared of the outcome. The short and the long of this story is that the revision turned out to be a great success. I can finally look at myself in the mirror and recognize my Oriental roots and some of the good old facial features which are characteristic of our family. Praise the Lord!

Dr. Hsu is an extremely kind surgeon, very caring and honest as well, oh and last but not least, of course: skilled. Despite my failing to arrive on the scheduled day and after several phone calls, he managed to squeeze me in his agenda, i.e. on 31th December. There are admittedly better dates to undergo surgery, but I really had no choice. Any other person, or at least I, would just have told me to f*ck off for rescheduling that often.
Dr. Hsu spent about 1h on the face-to-face consultation. We were pretty much on the same wavelength, as we had already thoroughly discussed my concerns through e-mail and I immediately liked the frontal profile simulation which he had previously sent to me.

Summary of what had to be corrected:
- removal of goretex graft which was too long (caused my supra-tip break to disappear), too thick and which had shifted on top of that
- removal of stitches which had made my tip and nostrils look pinched
- removal of spreader graft that mad my tip overly sharp, over-projected and hard as wood
- correcting uneven nostrils

If you intend to go for rib graft, I strongly suggest you take somebody along, because post-surgery can be bloody hardcore. As soon as I woke up, I had one of the worst nauseas that I had ever experienced. So I puked twice – mainly blood that I swallowed during surgery - while still lying on the transfer bed which I was laid on right after surgery. Mind you that I would not have found vomiting disturbing if it did not hurt my costal wound that much each time that I had to throw up. Because of the nausea, I had no appetite whatsoever and could not eat, which was rather annoying because I was supposed to take in meds with some solid food so as to avoid ulcers. Fortunately, my neighbor bought some energy jelly drinks which she was as kind as to share with me, realizing that I would never make it if I was unable to charge my batteries. So bear in mind that a stock of jelly drinks would do the trick when feeling too sick to eat.

Also note that the nurses barely speak English. I was lucky that the girl who had shared the hospital room with me had a fair command of English and was able to translate for me. Nurses and doctors would also walk in every now and then to check my post-op state, which bothered me tremendously because I only wanted to be left alone to sleep for the next 3 days. I was asked several times to pee, but felt so dizzy and just incapable of standing up, let alone going to the closet for a pee. Nurses would frequently inject something in my forearm, which was extremely painful. My neighbor could not help moaning whenever she got the injection.

Dr. Hsu visited me in the evening following surgery and the next day before dismissal as well. I was allowed to leave hospital around 4pm, after the last injection. Since I was sick as a dog, he told me that I could stay a bit longer, till 7-8pm–ish, if necessary. He removed the packing from my left nostril and would remove the one from my right-hand side only a couple of days later (do not ask why he proceeded like that, I have no idea).

I went to Dr. Hsu s clinic 4 times: first time for a face-to-face consultation, the second one in order to have the rest of my packing removed and blood clots and snot sucked up by a fantastic vacuum cleaner for nostrils. I also got the gauze on my chest wound replaced by a new one. Because I always asked whether I could take showers, Dr. Hsu applied a piece of water-repellent tape over the gauze on my chest wound. The third time I went for the removal of cast and part of the stitches, and the renewal of the gauze on my chest as well. The last time I saw him, he would cut the left-over stitches and vacuum out my nostrils again (definitely something to experience, the device is just awesome, I wish I had the same at home to get rid of stuffed-up nose). He replaced the water-repellent tape from my chest with a non-repellent one, explaining that showering could do no harm anymore. He furthermore gave an extra stock of pills for the 5 next days and some more ointment.

A few days after surgery, Dr. Hsu expressed his concern about my uneven nostrils. He said that he had done his utmost best to make them more symmetrical without cutting more tissue off (as I told him I did not want any more nostril skin to be removed), but he feared that the result might not be satisfactory. So he kindly proposed to cut the larger nostril on Friday (day prior to departure) after removal of the cast, so I wished. Recalling all the trouble that surgery had entailed so far, I replied that, if it was necessary, I would rather have it done next time that I would travel to Taiwan again.

I do not know if the Arnica Montana, which I had started taking about one month prior to surgery, helped, but I had no bruising this time. Although I am still slightly swollen, most people would not notice. Swelling was at its worst up till 4 days after surgery. Nose would bleed till 3rd day following surgery, however decreasingly. After that, only very minimal bleeding would occur, basically every time that I would stick a swab in my nostrils in order to clean them out and after removal of stitches. Chest wound hurts most. Every sneeze, cough, single movement affects the rib area. The pain is not really unbearable, but there is definitely no way of moving freely without feeling the wound. I hope this does not scare off the ones who intend to go for rib surgery, though. It should rather be called a slightly uncomfortable sensation than heavy pain.

I have not taken any pics yet, but will not fail to do so and upload them very soon. If you have questions, feel free to ask. Phew, sorry for the long post.


Hello Shinangel - it is now June, and I am wondering how your rib revision rhino is looking and feeling at this moment. Are you happy with it? How much do you feel has resorbed? Does it look and feel natural at this time? Any opinion on this would be great. Also why did you pick Dr. Hsu over Dr. Kao? From all the readings it would seem like Dr. Kao was better with using the rib, and Dr. Hsu was great with the ear cartilage for rhino. Just my own feeling so far.

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Postby bohofemme » Mon, 13 Jun 2011 3:51 am

If I want to do mini incision in Taiwan, how long would I need to stay there?

How much is it?

Would you guys recommend Dr Su (the female doc) or Dr Chen? I want a natural look.

Also, is there anywhere nearer to SG that I can do this procedure? Thanks! :-)


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