Category Archives Non-invasive

It started in my teenage years: debilitating migraines, preceded by auras and distorted figures that suddenly appeared in my field of view. Sometimes I suffered from tunnel vision and lost my eyesight for a few minutes. When it happened I would lock myself up in a bathroom, shut off all the lights and push a towel across the bottom of…

No matter how much we diet or exercise, sometimes those stubborn pockets of fat around the midriff, butt and thighs just won’t go away! In such cases, liposuction remains one of the most popular surgical solutions. New techniques such as laser, tumescent, and ultrasound-assisted liposuction have significantly improved the procedure’s success rate, making it safer, easier, and less painful than…

restylane beauty treatment

Five months ago, on New Year’s Eve, I injured myself in the most unspectacular of ways. Just as I was getting ready to go out I made an awkward move and twisted my left foot, which was still asleep. The rest is history: I wound up bringing in 2016 with ace bandages and ice packs, cradling my foot while watching…

non-invasive beauty tips

You don’t have to get surgery to look rejuvenated. We asked the experts - medical doctors in the business of beauty - what non-invasive procedures they recommend to help you look younger, longer. 1. What’s the best way to lift the cheekbones without surgery? There is one element that we are all fighting - gravity, which eventually makes our skin…

hipaa compliance

HIPAA is a governmental effort to ensure that personal health information remains private and secure. It’s up to healthcare practices and facilities to ensure that they follow HIPAA requirements. When patients and doctors communicate using Zwivel's online consultation tool, the information is transferred and stored in accordance with all HIPAA Privacy & Security Rules. Here are some of the basics facts surrounding HIPAA…

With societal pressures to look your best we look to our most revered celebrities as icons in beauty and fashion. Believe it or not, most of these stars were not born the way they now appear. Blake Lively Back in 2005, Blake Lively was known for being an actress in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Gossip Girl. A…

male plastic surgery

If I'm being perfectly honest, cosmetic surgery is something that has never really crossed my mind, and I think most of my male friends would agree. I've always thought it was something reserved for narcissistic middle-aged women with deep pockets and shallow thoughts. So when I recently came across a story about the growing trend of facelifts and liposuction in younger…

Excessive Sweat

"Um, I think we both need showers," my husband said to me as we bathed our baby. It was sweet of him to lump himself into his directive -- because of course he was trying to tell me I needed a shower. I didn't have the heart to tell him I just took one. That's right, less than an hour…

thermage

The summer I was fourteen, I went to a camp that specialized in the performing arts. The afternoon of our first show, Jeanne, our designated makeup artist stared at my face while applying baby-blue shadow to my eyelids, and slicking petal pink lip-gloss on my lips. “You are lucky, Estelle,” she declared. “I can tell you’re going to age well.…

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