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  • LocateADoc.com Announces New Medical Advisory Board Members

    LocateADoc.com is proud to announce the appointment of 15 new members to its Medical Advisory Board. The LocateADoc Medical Advisory Board is compiled of a small group of elite medical industry professionals in the fields of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Infertility (IVF), Anti-Aging, Urology, Weight Loss, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, Chiropractic Care, and Acupuncture from around the country.

  • DOCTOR SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Michael Feiz, M.D, Bariatric Surgeon

    Dr. Michael Feiz & Associates , Offices in California: Beverly Hills, Thousand Oaks, Carson, Pasadena, Oxnard, Lancaster, Valencia, Encino, Huntington Beach, Rancho Cucamonga, and Bakerfield

  • Body Contouring: Re-Shaping the Body After Bariatric Surgery

    Following weeks of recovery after major surgery, the last thing most people want to think about is doing it again. If you are bariatric patient coming off of weight loss surgery, however, chances are this may be one of the first things on your mind. After the extreme weight loss that follows bariatric surgery, 100 pounds or more in many instances, skin is left loose and saggy; excess tissue hangs from the abdomen below the belt line, and the hope of being able to finally feel comfortable in "normal" clothes is postponed by hanging flesh that just doesn't seem to fit on your much slimmer frame. Many patients like this turn to plastic surgery to help contour the body, giving shape to their new form. If you've experienced a significant amount of weight loss and are uncomfortable with the excess skin left behind contact plastic surgery doctors in your area and find out what options are best for you.

  • Dr. Thomas Clark on 8 Ways to Get Smart about Weight Loss Goal Setting

    8 Ways to Get Smart about Goal Setting Picture - LocateADoc.comWeight-loss goals can mean the difference between success and failure. Well-planned weight loss goals provide a plan that keeps you focused and motivated. Poorly planned goals, on the other hand, are unrealistic and almost impossible to achieve. If you set unrealistic goals, you will probably end up frustrated and discouraged and decide to quit all your efforts to lose weight. These tips will help you create well-planned weight loss goals that will have you on the path to weight loss success:

  • Infographic: Sedentary Lifestyle Stats and Info

    Sedentary lifestyle - A lifestyle that is predominantly inactive. Those who sit for 5 or more hours a day.

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    Losing weight can be one of the best things you do for your body, since carrying a lot of excess weight can jeopardize your health and put a strain on your body. When you lose weight the right way -- through adopting a healthy diet and exercise program -- you can significantly improve your quality of health and reduce your risk of disease. However, a common byproduct of significant weight loss is excess skin. This extra skin is not just an aesthetic issue. It can cause irritation and even infection, and it can erode your newfound confidence.

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    While eating right and exercising are the keys to a healthy lifestyle, they don’t always lead to the fat loss you want. Stubborn fat can cling to areas like the thighs, buttocks and abdomen, and these areas can become even harder to slim down as you age. Liposuction can help you get the results you want.