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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  • Photo of dizziness POTS syndrome LocateADocAt one time or another, we’ve all felt dizzy or lightheaded when we stand up too quickly after sitting or lying down. For some, this sensation is not just an occasional inconvenience but also part of a chronic disorder. Those affected by postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, also known as POTS, suffer from dizziness upon standing, which is often accompanied by other weakening symptoms such as nausea, fatigue, headache, and heart palpitations.POTS is a result of the circulatory system not reacting properly to changes in the body’s position; blood vessels do not constrict to compensate for the needed change in blood pressure. Tachycardia, or abnormal heart rate, is the predominant sign, but symptoms can present themselves in a wide range of types and severity. In some patients, they are relatively mild and can fade after a few years. In others, the body’s reaction to POTS is so severe that it can be incapacitating, preventing them from accomplishing even the simplest daily activities.

  • Photo of looking like maleficent plastic surgery LocateADocHave you been dreaming of that fairytale makeover? Well, you’re not alone. The newest trend in plastic surgery inspiration may not be what you expect. Since the release of Disney’s “Maleficent,” the bewitching cheekbones of the black-robed title character, played by Angelina Jolie, have cast a spell over many women wishing to highlight their own facial contours.

  • Anti-Aging

    Smart Lipo Before Picture - LocateADoc.comThey say that diet and exercise is the best way to get rid of body fat but sometimes there are problem areas that are too resilient. Muffin tops, bat wings, thighs stricken with cellulites, and a lot more are the problems that voluptuous women usually worry about. These are the areas that in most cases never give up when you are on a diet or exercise regimen. If you are already sick and tired of doing sit ups to get rid of the post pregnancy muffin top you gained, surgery might be the right choice for you.

  • Photo of myths of lasik LocateADocHave you considered LASIK eye surgery but been put off by rumors of pain, excessive cost, or unreliable results? Perhaps it’s time to examine the decision more closely and sort out what is myth and what is truth regarding this increasingly popular vision correction surgery.

  • Photo of brow lift antiaging LocateADocHave you looked in the mirror lately and noticed that time seems to be creeping up on you, though you can’t pinpoint where? Many of the most common and evident signs of aging can be traced to target areas in the forehead and brow region. Thus, many plastic surgeons may recommend brow lifts as one of the cosmetic facial procedures most likely to rejuvenate the main signs of aging in a patient. What does this procedure entail, and how can it lift some of the years off your face?

  • Photo of ARTAS hair loss treatment LocateADocSufferers of male-pattern baldness have long been limited in their options for hair loss treatment, often relegated to cumbersome manual transfer procedures with irregular success rates and inconvenient recovery times. But pioneers in the field are seeking to change that, using technological innovation to help more effectively and efficiently counteract the process of hair loss.

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  • Allergies

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    An allergy is a disorder of the immune system. It is a hypersensitivity disorder, which is an undesirable response of a normal immune system, in easier terms allergic reactions occur when an individual’s immune system produces an undesirable reaction to normally harmless substances in the environment.

  • Allergy and Immunology

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    If you are experiencing severe allergic reactions or need treatment for an immune system disorder, you will need to consult with an allergy and immunology specialist. Allergy and Immunology professionals specialize in the treatment of asthma, immunodeficiency disorders such as DiGeorge Syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome and hypogammaglobulinemia, and major allergic diseases such as anaphylaxis, rhinitis and food allergies.