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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  • Kardashian's Bruce Jenner sex change photo - LocateADoc.comMedia speculation about reality TV’s Keeping Up with the Kardashian’s Bruce Jenner having a sex change had us ask some of our LocateADoc.com doctors about the procedures used for the process.

  • Photo of woman after botox - Locate A DocFor individuals considering getting work done to improve the appearance of their face there are two major options: BOTOX and plastic surgery. Both make you look younger, healthier, and fresher, but they achieve this by different methods and require different investments on the part of the patient. If you are considering these procedures there are a handful of important factors to weigh.

  • Low testosterone depressed male picture - LocateADoc.comTestosterone is a hormone that is responsible for stimulating sperm production, building muscle and bone mass, and sex drive. It is produced in the testicles and influences fat distribution, hair growth, bone density and red blood cell production for men.

  • Image Of Vision Of Eyechart With GlassesWhen you’ve lived with glasses for all of your adult life it’s easy to forget how liberating it is to be able to see clearly without the assistance of prescription glasses or contact lenses. Enter LASIK, the popular eye surgery that cures nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The procedure works by reshaping the cornea, the clear front part of the eye that refracts light and allows the eye to focus, thus allowing light to be properly focused onto the retina, the light sensitive tissue on the back of the eye.

  • Photo of Women meditating for health benefits-Locate-A-DocIn the prescription happy world of contemporary medicine, meditation may seem like the province of granola munching hippies. However, recent studies have shown the benefits of the practice for individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, and pain. This research hinges on a key clarification: meditating isn’t just sitting quietly and passively, it’s an active practice where one trains the mind to increase awareness of the self and one’s surrounding through concentration and mindfulness. 

  • conditions that acupuncture can treat- locate a doc blogAcupuncture is a traditional procedure that originated from China more than 2,000 years ago. This aspect of Chinese medicine can be used both to promote general wellbeing and health, and to target specific medical conditions.

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  • 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.

  • 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.