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 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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  • blepharoplasty picture - LocateADoc.comThe eyes are a sensitive area where our emotions are communicated to the world. When having a conversation with anyone they look directly into your eyes. When this area begins to change with age, it can create a feeling of discontent among many.

  • female hair restoration picture - LocateADoc.comWhen we are younger, most of us take advantage of everything from wrinkle-free skin to a thick head of hair. When the hair begins to thin out, it can be an emotionally challenging time for many people, especially for women.

  • Tummy Tuck Picture - LocateADoc.comYou’ve finally lost the weight! Congratulations! Now, you may be considering the possibility of body sculpting to polish off some areas that need just a little outside help from an expert.

  • Water Skiing without GlassesHaven’t heard of Visian ICL™? This new technology injects advanced lenses permanently in the eye to correct even the worst of vision. It can correct near-sightedness, severe myopia, cataracts and more.

  • Sick of shaving, tweezing and waxing? Laser hair removal provides an affordable option for those who want to be done with manual hair removal for good.

  • breast cancer reconstruction picture - LocateADocBreast augmentation is one of the best known forms of cosmetic surgery. It also incidentally receives some criticism from the public.

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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, 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.