Lip thread lift

Lip Thread Lift: Facts You Need To Know

Threading has become a favored option for people worldwide looking for a shorter downtime, less pain, and virtually no scars. Lip thread lift is a solution for the fast, easy, and painless shaping of lips. This procedure combines threading with an actual lip lift to provide a natural, youthful appearance. The procedure is completed within … Read more

Flap Surgery Explained: From Breast Reconstruction to Z-Plasty

Breast reconstruction using tissue from the abdomen or back. Gum surgery to treat periodontitis. Skin from the forehead pulled down to correct damage in the nose. These procedures address wildly disparate parts of the body and different underlying concerns, but they have something in common: they’re all forms of flap surgery. Put simply, flap surgery … Read more

Breast Cancer Gifts

12 Great Gifts That Your Breast Cancer Warrior Will Appreciate

When a friend or family member is diagnosed with breast cancer, we often feel powerless about what we should say or do. However, if you remain focused on her needs and priorities, there are countless ways for you to demonstrate your unwavering support and concern. Although she might not have an appetite for the lasagna … Read more

broken nose

Fixing a Broken Nose: Don’t Try This at Home

Nasal fractures vary in severity. You could just experience mild pain and bruising, or wind up with a permanently crooked nose and a deviated septum. A severe break will likely require correction with surgery (rhinoplasty or septoplasty). A nasal fracture may also entail secondary complications, such as neck injury and damage to the nasal cartilage. … Read more

Nerve Graft

Nerve Graft FAQ: Knowing What to Expect From this Delicate Procedure

While most traumatic injuries heal over time – with the help of medical treatment, at least – it’s not always easy to mend damage to certain areas of the body. Nerve damage, for example, can lead to the permanent loss of sensation or movement. It can also change the way we look, prevent us from … Read more

Breast Deformities

More Than Just Implants: Fixing Congenital Breast Deformities Through Plastic Surgery

Breast deformities can affect the mammary glands, nipples, and milk lines. Some conditions are so extreme that they are almost completely debilitating. Plastic surgery offers effective solutions to these congenital disorders. Breast enhancement procedures, postmastectomy reconstructions, breast reductions to help relieve aching backs — these are the cosmetic procedures that typically come to mind when … 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


Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Lymphedema: Treating the Lesser Known Risks of Major Surgery

Breast cancer and it’s associated treatments are challenging enough without having to worry about painful and sometimes debilitating complications. If you’ve had surgery or radiation therapy to treat your breast cancer, you might notice some puffiness in your underarm area, arms, or hands. This may not seem like much at first– just some swelling as … Read more