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Jedha Dening is a contributing health and beauty writer for Zwivel. She specializes in crafting compelling words for B2B & B2C health companies and publications worldwide.

Cleft lip surgery

Nearly all cases of cleft lip and cleft palate are diagnosed before birth (via ultrasound), or at birth because the defect is clearly recognizable. Cleft lip surgery is performed between 3 and 6 months of age, while cleft palate surgery is done preferably between 12 and 15 months Children who have a cleft lip, with or without cleft palate, may…

Heal Sunburn

Exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can lead to premature aging. And without careful skin preparation, the sun’s harsh rays can also lead to sunburn. Next time you’re in trouble, turn to these top tips to heal your sunburn, fast. Although you can see the sunlight and feel the heat, you can’t see or feel the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation.…

Bow Leg Correction Surgery

Do you feel insecure about the bowed shape of your legs, preferring to cover them up rather than wear shorts or skirts in the summer? If so, a simple, minimally invasive plastic surgery procedure can be performed to remodel your legs, giving them a straighter, more balanced and shapely appearance. In the mid nineties, New York plastic surgeon Dr. Leonard Grossman developed a…

freckle face

Knowing the difference between moles, freckles, and serious skin conditions like skin cancer is an important part of both your cosmetic goals and your overall health.  We asked three doctors some of the most common questions about mole and freckle removal options. The difference between moles, freckles, and melanomas Both moles and freckles are very common and occur as a result…

Plastic surgery vacation packages

World class care, discretion, and substantial savings -- plastic surgery vacation packages promise all this and more. Every year, some 750,000 Americans choose to receive health care outside of the United States, with plastic surgery spurring the medical tourism industry’s growth. Whether it’s for a breast augmentation, tummy tuck, butt lift, eyelid surgery or any number of procedures, the costs…

Keloid Scars

Keloid scars can occur anywhere on the body, but they are more common on the upper chest, shoulders, abdomen, upper back, and ears. Although anyone can get them, people with darker skin tones develop keloid scars more frequently than those with lighter skin. Even though keloid scarring can be frustrating, viable keloid scar treatment options exist and can help to…

Breast Cancer Gene

A strong family history of cancer is a good reason to get tested for the breast cancer gene. The presence of this gene increases your risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer by 3 to 7 times. To reduce risk, a common preemptive option is the removal of breast tissue and subsequent reconstruction. We all inherit DNA from our family.…

wound dressings

Wound healing follows a very distinct pattern of four phases. Proper hygiene, a healthy diet, and the right amount of exercise are all critical components of your recovery. Following your plastic surgeon’s instructions will help expedite wound healing and avoid complications. Speedy recovery after plastic surgery depends strongly on your lifestyle habits, choice of plastic surgeon, and actions pre- and postsurgery.…

Foods for dry skin

Skin dryness occurs as a result of changes in the epidermal barrier, the outermost layer of skin. The most predominant nutritional deficiency associated with dry, flaky skin is lack of essential fatty acids, such as omega-3. Vitamin E-rich foods provide antioxidant and inflammatory protection that improves skin’s moisture. Restoring beneficial gut bacteria by way of probiotics and prebiotics helps decrease…

belly fat removal

To remove significant amounts of fat, liposuction remains the safest, most effective treatment. Abdominoplasty and panniculectomy are surgical procedure that flatten the stomach by removing excess fat and skin. CoolSculpting, Vanquish and Velashape are good non-surgical options for smaller fat deposits. Laser liposuction and Zerona are controversial as experts remain on the fence about their safety and efficacy. It may…

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