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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.

zerona

Zerona is a noninvasive procedure that promises to shave inches of fat off the body. According to several experts, Zerona does not live up to these claims. Other non-surgical fat removal procedures to consider include VelaShape and CoolSculpting. The promise of a treatment that can shave 3.72 inches from the waist, hips or thighs is an appealing proposition for any…

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…

Laser Treatments for Psoriasis

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately 7.5 million Americans suffer with psoriasis. Although it can affect people of all ages, it is more common among adults. Laser treatment is one of the newer forms of psoriasis therapy. And according to research, it can clear up the skin by an average 90 percent. Psoriasis is considered a serious medical…

Liquid Facelift

Many clinics now offer non-surgical ‘liquid facelifts’ with the promise of immediate results. Reducing wrinkles and restoring volume without the downtime associated with traditional plastic surgery may sound appealing, but are these new techniques really that effective? “In general, women start thinking about facelifts in their late forties to early fifties,” says plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Frederick from Palm Beach Gardens, FL.…

botox side effects

While side effects can occur in anyone, regardless of age or other health risks, Botox remains overwhelmingly safe. There have been no reported cases of people contracting botulism from Botox injections used in professional clinical situations. No one has ever died from Botox for cosmetic purposes. Patients with certain medical conditions including specific allergies, skin conditions, or urinary tract problems…

brown spot

Uneven, dark spots on the skin can be caused by aging and various external factors. Find out more about the various treatment options for skin pigmentation issues. Discolored patches of pigmented skin are surprisingly common, and can occur on any part of your body. The result can be simple issues like freckles and blemishes, through to more bothersome problems such as age spots, brown…

fat transfer

Excess fat deposits on your butt, stomach or thighs can now be used to enhance your face or breasts, or even stored away in a "fat bank." Slight swelling and bruising can sometimes occur after fat transfer procedures, but more serious side effects are quite rare. The regenerative potential of stem cells from extracted fat is huge, and we are just…

Tummy Tuck

Considering a tummy tuck procedure but you're concerned about the recovery time and potential complications? Your fears may be based more in fiction than fact. Tummy tucks, also known as abdominoplasty, are one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States, with some 130,000 procedures performed each year. Compared to other procedures, it does have a slightly higher risk of…

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…

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.…

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