plastic surgery for career advancement

Doctors report that an increasing number of patients are requesting cosmetic procedures because they want to remain competitive in the workplace. Not so long ago, plastic surgery was associated primarily with wealthy women of a certain age, but in recent years that stereotype has died out: men and women as young as their late twenties are now undergoing cosmetic procedures,…

Selfie

The selfie has become the norm in today's plastic surgery business. According to Dr. Adam Tattelbaum, a Maryland Plastic surgeon with three locations in Washington DC, it is very common for patients to break out their phone and show selfies of areas they would like improved during a plastic surgery consultation. "Ten years ago patients brought in photos of models that they would like…

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…

Workout myths

Anyone who has embarked on a wellness journey can probably relate to the fact that the fitness world is filled with misinformation. And unfortunately, perhaps no area of exercise advice suffers greater than that directed at women. We caught up with Greg Gentile - certified personal trainer, nutritionist, and owner of Apex Training - to try to squash some of…

mother and daughter talk about plastic surgeon

I’ve never had plastic surgery, but I’ve thought about it. And every time I’ve voiced any such thoughts to friends or family, they’ve rolled their eyes at me. “You’re crazy,” they say. “What is wrong with you?” These are hardly helpful responses. I don’t push the conversation but still, I can’t help but wonder - and what if I were serious…

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…

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