Resources Guide

Empower yourself with the latest news, research, and procedure and treatment guides.
 
 

If you or someone you know is considering a procedure or treatment including anti-aging, IVF, dentistry, LASIK, cosmetic & bariatric surgeries, weight loss, and mental health among many others, count on our resources guide to provide all the information you need. We know a procedure or treatment of any kin can be a scary thing. The best way to keep those nerves at bay is to thoroughly educate and empower yourself on treatment options, procedural details, and recovery information.

 

Since LocateADoc.com was introduced in 1998, we’ve worked hard to collect a wealth of information on a wide variety of topics, so we’re sure we’ve got your procedure or treatment covered. We get all of our information from top doctors and medical professionals who have a great deal of experience in their field, so you can always be confident trusting our resources guide. Show More

 

To the left, you’ll see a search bar. Here, you can search for information on your specific procedure or treatment, including exactly how the procedure is performed or how much it can cost. Our information will hopefully provide you with an easy-to-understand introduction to the procedure.

 

If you’re looking for more in-depth or specific information than you find here in the resources guide, visit our Ask A Doctor page to submit questions or read answers to other users’ inquiries. If you’re ready to find a doctor and set up a consultation, visit our Find a Doctor page to start your search. 

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  • SPYDR Lift Picture - LocateADoc.comSPYDR lift, pronounced the same way as the word “SPYDR” is a cosmetic procedure that shapes the body by positioning the skin in a more lifted position. As a result, the skin is lifted up reducing sagging, dimpling and wrinkling. 

  • Male Abdominal EtchingMale abdominal etching is an innovative procedure that helps reveal the six pack abs you’ve been working so hard for all these years. 

“Utilizing liposuction, I can sculpt the areas between your abdominal muscles that define a typical "six-pack" stomach,” according to Freehold, NJ Plastic Surgeon Nikesh K. Patel, M.D. “This is usually combined with additional liposuction of the flanks or sides and the stomach to further refine your results. The procedure is very safe and effective and the incisions are small allowing you to heal rapidly.”

  • Breast AugmentationThere are many obvious benefits to breast augmentation, and as explained by the Gainesville, GA Aesthetic Center of Gainesville, breast augmentation “is a common cosmetic procedure that is used to increase the fullness and projection of a woman’s breasts through implants thereby improving the balance in a women’s figure, and enhancing her self-image and self-confidence.”

  • So you’ve lost the weight- congratulations! Unfortunately, you may now be face with a less dire problem: loose and sagging skin. Losing weight takes a tremendous amount of time and effort, so it can be upsetting for those successful in their weight loss goals to encounter the skin problems that can come with it. Fortunately, bariatric surgery provides a cosmetic solution to this issue, so patients can further enjoy the results of their weight loss goals finally being achieved.

  • Blepharoplasty (Asian Eyes)They say the window to the soul is the eyes. It is the most intimate way we take in the world around us. It is one of the first things people notice about you. It is definitely understandable if you want to change the appearance of your eyes for aesthetic or functional reasons.

  • Vaser® Hi Def LiposculptureAt the beginning of the New Year, many people choose to adopt healthier lifestyles in order to reach a newly desired slim appearance. Sometimes though, even altering diet and exercise habits isn’t enough to rid your body of stubborn fat. When diet and exercise can’t succeed in achieving an ideal appearance, VASER Liposuction can help patients shed unwanted fatty areas.

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  • Liposuction Surgery (Lipoplasty)

    If you want to improve the appearance of a certain body part or smooth out an irregular body shape, you should undergo a complete physical exam with your cosmetic surgeon or board-certified plastic surgeon so he/she can determine if you are a good candidate for liposuction.

  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

    Eliminate wrinkles, loose skin, stretch marks, and fat with a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). This procedure is a favorite of women who have been pregnant, people who have lost large amounts of weight, and anyone wanting a flatter, tighter stomach. With LocateADoc.com, prospective patients can read in-depth articles about the procedure that detail the surgery, risks, and recovery time. You can also browse our galleries of before and after pictures, filtering by location to find qualified, surgeons in your area.