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  • Infographic: Baby Boomers Turn 50 Facts and Tips

    By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group. 82% of adults 50 and older use the Internet to research health and wellness. Since 1987, the amount of Americans heading to the gym age 55 and up has increased 266% (making it the fastest growing age group among gym members). Over the next decade, U.S. baby boomers will spend $1 trillion dollars on wellness-based services, a significant increase from the previous amount of $200 million.

  • Top 3 Signs You Have a Dry Eye Problem

    Dry Eye Picture - LocateADoc.comDry eye condition affects both eyes and is a common syndrome that causes eye irritation in people over the age of 65. Here are the top three signs which may suggest you have dry eye syndrome:

  • LASIK vs. Contact Lenses

    It’s a common question that anyone with glasses or contact lenses considers; should I get LASIK? The question often comes down to how safe and costly LASIK surgery is. When compared to wearing contact lenses, there are some surprising cost and safety benefits to choosing LASIK over contact lenses.

  • New LocateADoc Advisory Board Member: Konrad Filutowski, M.D.

    Konrad Filutowski, M.D.Konrad Filutowski, M.D., Founder, Chief Surgeon and Medical Director, Filutowski Cataract & LASIK Institute, Orlando/Lake Mary/Daytona, FL. Dr. Filutowski received his medical degree from Columbia College, NY. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

  • Doctor Spotlight: Ahad Mahootchi, M.D.

    Tampa Bay area Cataract Surgeon Dr. Ahad Mahootchi feels rewarded every day at his ophthalmology practice in Zephyrhills Florida.

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  • Pinhole Gum Lift Surgery Picture LocateADoc

    A gum lift surgery, also known as a gingivectomy, is a simple procedure performed by a surgical dentist to adjust the height of the gum, revealing more of the tooth. People get gingivectomy’s for various reasons including cosmetic and medical motivation.

  • botox picture locateadoc

    The FDA finally approved Xeomin specifically to treat the vertical frown lines which form between the eyebrows. Xeomin works much like Botox, it paralyzes wrinkles by blocking the signals from the nerves to the muscles. This product already had been use in a longtime for a medical condition that causes wrinkles in the neck muscles, a condition called cervical dystonia, but Xeomin had yet to be implemented for treating the frown lines.