Dr. Donna Schwontkowski

Dr. Donna Schwontkowski is a retired chiropractor with a master's and bachelor's in nutrition and master's in herbology. She's been an expert on anti-aging, beauty and natural healing for over 20 years and loves providing solutions that quickly and painlessly reverse a beauty problem. The in-depth background and perspective she offers in her articles is often quite unique and will allow you to think of the topic in brand new, positive ways.

Articles by Dr. Donna Schwontkowski


Varicose Veins Vs. Spider Veins: Treatments for Healthy Skin Rejuvenation Varicose Veins Vs. Spider Veins: Treatments for Healthy Skin Rejuvenation Varicose Veins Vs. Spider Veins: Treatments for Healthy Skin Rejuvenation Varicose Veins Vs. Spider Veins: Treatments for Healthy Skin Rejuvenation


Go into into your plastic surgeon consultation well prepared by knowing the different available treatments for varicose veins and spider...

Calf Implant Recovery: 7 Tips to Get Back on Your Feet Quicker Calf Implant Recovery: 7 Tips to Get Back on Your Feet Quicker Calf Implant Recovery: 7 Tips to Get Back on Your Feet Quicker Calf Implant Recovery: 7 Tips to Get Back on Your Feet Quicker


Heading into calf augmentation surgery? Know what you're going to get into before you go, especially with the recovery guidelines. It helps...

Diamond Microdermabrasion: Why It's the Safer Choice For Your Skin Diamond Microdermabrasion: Why It's the Safer Choice For Your Skin Diamond Microdermabrasion: Why It's the Safer Choice For Your Skin Diamond Microdermabrasion: Why It's the Safer Choice For Your Skin


Diamond microdermabrasion is replacing crystal microdermabrasion for good reasons: One being your skin's health.

Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon: 10 Tips For Your Next Cosmetic Procedure Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon: 10 Tips For Your Next Cosmetic Procedure Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon: 10 Tips For Your Next Cosmetic Procedure Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon: 10 Tips For Your Next Cosmetic Procedure


Learn from these 10 important tips to help rate plastic surgeons for their suitability for your plastic surgical procedure. Plus, find out...

Let's Talk About Fillers: Your Guide to Injection Perfection Let's Talk About Fillers: Your Guide to Injection Perfection Let's Talk About Fillers: Your Guide to Injection Perfection Let's Talk About Fillers: Your Guide to Injection Perfection


Knowing the difference between various facial fillers and how they act is crucial to your decision of what you need to upgrade your look to...

Lip Fillers: Your Comprehensive Guide to Choosing Your New Look Lip Fillers: Your Comprehensive Guide to Choosing Your New Look Lip Fillers: Your Comprehensive Guide to Choosing Your New Look Lip Fillers: Your Comprehensive Guide to Choosing Your New Look


Lip augmentation is a common procedure to beautify one's look. It does have a few drawbacks even though they are quite rare. Find out the...

Gynecomastia: Treatments and Recovery Tips for Successful Enlarged Male Breast Reduction Gynecomastia: Treatments and Recovery Tips for Successful Enlarged Male Breast Reduction Gynecomastia: Treatments and Recovery Tips for Successful Enlarged Male Breast Reduction Gynecomastia: Treatments and Recovery Tips for Successful Enlarged Male Breast Reduction


Discover what's untrue about gynecomastia, what can quickly reverse the condition without surgery, What happens during surgery if surgery...

Hair Restoration Recovery: What To Do (And What Not To Do) Hair Restoration Recovery: What To Do (And What Not To Do) Hair Restoration Recovery: What To Do (And What Not To Do) Hair Restoration Recovery: What To Do (And What Not To Do)


While there are surgical and non-surgical hair restoration treatments, some may be used with others to maximize the effects. Learn what to...

Your Guide to Kybella: 8 Busted Myths About the New Double Chin Injection Your Guide to Kybella: 8 Busted Myths About the New Double Chin Injection Your Guide to Kybella: 8 Busted Myths About the New Double Chin Injection Your Guide to Kybella: 8 Busted Myths About the New Double Chin Injection


Kybella is a nonsurgical, simple procedure that is FDA-cleared for the reduction of a double chin. Since the procedure is relatively new,...

Fractional Laser Therapy: 22 Popular Fractional Lasers for Skin Rejuvenation Fractional Laser Therapy: 22 Popular Fractional Lasers for Skin Rejuvenation Fractional Laser Therapy: 22 Popular Fractional Lasers for Skin Rejuvenation Fractional Laser Therapy: 22 Popular Fractional Lasers for Skin Rejuvenation


Fractional therapy means the use of fractional lasers that pinpoint the areas of the skin that will be reconstructed. Knowing their history...

Silkpeel Dermalinfusion Vs. Microdermabrasion Silkpeel Dermalinfusion Vs. Microdermabrasion Silkpeel Dermalinfusion Vs. Microdermabrasion Silkpeel Dermalinfusion Vs. Microdermabrasion


New procedures are constantly appearing in plastic surgery and aesthetics. How do you know which one to ask for? Learn the difference...

Surgical Vs. Non-Surgical Interventions: 6 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Surgical Vs. Non-Surgical Interventions: 6 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Surgical Vs. Non-Surgical Interventions: 6 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Surgical Vs. Non-Surgical Interventions: 6 Important Questions to Ask Yourself


How to tell whether or not you should choose surgical cosmetic treatments or non-surgical ones.

11 Tips for a Quick Rhinoplasty Recovery 11 Tips for a Quick Rhinoplasty Recovery 11 Tips for a Quick Rhinoplasty Recovery 11 Tips for a Quick Rhinoplasty Recovery


Your new nose will look great...eventually. From how to sleep to diet to medication, this guide discusses many important factors that will...

A Comprehensive Guide to Eyelash Transplant Surgery A Comprehensive Guide to Eyelash Transplant Surgery A Comprehensive Guide to Eyelash Transplant Surgery A Comprehensive Guide to Eyelash Transplant Surgery


False eyelashes, Latisse, thickening makeup, extensions, magnetic eyelashes...these can be a serious pain to maintain. But eyelash...

woman receiving facial filler woman receiving facial filler woman receiving facial filler woman receiving facial filler


Knowing the difference between facial implants and dermal fillers is important if you're going to make a good decision for YOUR body. Read...

Nose job rhinoplasty Nose job rhinoplasty Nose job rhinoplasty Nose job rhinoplasty


The questions you ask your doctor about rhinoplasty need structure. Be strategic in your search for the right doctor for YOU.

Q&A by Dr. Donna Schwontkowski


Can I do a scalpel facial at home? Can I do a scalpel facial at home? Can I do a scalpel facial at home? Can I do a scalpel facial at home?


A scalpel facial is called dermaplaning. It’s the equivalence of shaving your face by a board-certified dermatologist. However, it...

What's the difference between lipomastia and gynecomastia, and how can it be treated? What's the difference between lipomastia and gynecomastia, and how can it be treated? What's the difference between lipomastia and gynecomastia, and how can it be treated? What's the difference between lipomastia and gynecomastia, and how can it be treated?


Lipomastia, also called pseudogynecomastia, refers to an enlargement of the breasts with fatty tissue, but does not have enlarged glands as...

What are the differences between silkpeel dermalinfusion and microdermabrasion? What are the differences between silkpeel dermalinfusion and microdermabrasion? What are the differences between silkpeel dermalinfusion and microdermabrasion? What are the differences between silkpeel dermalinfusion and microdermabrasion?


Silkpeel dermalinfusion and microdermabrasion have some similarities but are still two very different procedures.Here Are the Similarities...

How can I minimize surgical scars? How can I minimize surgical scars? How can I minimize surgical scars? How can I minimize surgical scars?


Postsurgical scars are always a consideration of patients – and their surgeons. Every patient wants an ideal scar after surgery...

What is a vampire facial? What is a vampire facial? What is a vampire facial? What is a vampire facial?


The Vampire Facial is an anti-aging treatment you get from your plastic surgeon that involves microneedling. It is an advanced type of...

What can I expect after breast augmentation? What can I expect after breast augmentation? What can I expect after breast augmentation? What can I expect after breast augmentation?


There are several things to expect after breast augmentation and they fall into the category of changes in your body from the surgery,...

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