woman smiling with dimples

Dimple Surgery: Risks, Recovery, Before & Afters, and Cost

Wish you had a pair of dimples on your face, but detest the ones on your butt? You’re not alone. Love them or hate them, dimples matter. Cheek dimples can light up a smile (think Miranda Kerr, Bar Rafaeli, and Princess Kate Middleton), and if you weren’t lucky enough to be born with them, there’s a … Read more

Uneven Breasts

Breast Asymmetry (Uneven Breasts): Causes, Diagnosis, and Correction Surgery

Maybe one of your breasts appears perkier than the other, or perhaps one sags a bit more or one nipple protrudes further than the other. Sound familiar? If so, you are not alone. What is breast asymmetry? “Very few of us have perfectly symmetrical breasts, says Miles Graivier, MD, a plastic surgeon in Atlanta. “In … Read more

Stretched Too Thin: The Real Deal on Stretch Mark Removal and Prevention

What stretch mark treatments work, and which ones are a waste of time and money? Can anything be done to prevent them? We asked the doctors. Kim Kardashian’s Televised Stretch Mark Treatment ICYMI reality star, wife of Kanye West and mom to North and Saint, Kim Kardashian, copped to having her stretch marks removed. Radar.com, TMZ.com … Read more

Breast Reconstruction

Zwivel’s Step-by-Step Guide to Surgical Breast Cancer Risk Reduction

These days we know so much more about breast cancer than we used to that people really can make empowering choices to dramatically reduce their risk of someday developing the disease. The first thing to evaluate is just how vulnerable you actually are to breast cancer, as some people are more susceptible to the disease … Read more

Chin Hair Removal

Of These 9 Chin Hair Removal Techniques, Only One Is Truly Permanent

There are many different methods to get rid of chin hair—each with its own set of pros and cons. Here’s what the experts have to say about the effectiveness of these various techniques. I’m a woman — why do I have hair on my chin?! If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, rest assured — … Read more

Skin Cancer Awareness

The Doctors’ Ultimate Wish List for Ending the Skin Cancer Epidemic

Despite tireless public awareness campaigns aimed at encouraging sun-safe behaviors and advances in skin cancer detection, the rates of this all-too-common, but highly preventable cancer continue to rise. Nearly 9,500 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each day, and fully one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, according to the American … Read more

Facial Rejuvenation

Facial Plastic Surgeons Discuss the Facial Rejuvenation Revolution

Technology and our understanding of facial aging’s root causes are ever-improving, with plastic surgeons combining multiple techniques to achieve unprecedented facial rejuvenation results. The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) reports on these trends and more in its latest annual survey. Two plus two makes much more than four. This is among the main takeaways from … Read more