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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  • Pinhole Gum Lift Surgery Picture LocateADocA 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 locateadocThe 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.

  • For those of you who don’t know, acupuncture is a form of traditional Eastern medicine backed by modern science, where ultra-thin, sterile needs are inserted into specific points of the body. When stimulated, these points impact the way the body functions. Due to the versatility of this treatment, acupuncture can be used to treat a wide variety of health issues including discomfort during pregnancy and infertility.

  • Cataract surgery picture - LocateADocCataract is the condition when the eye’s natural lens becomes clouded. Like all surgeries, cataract surgery does pose some risks, but it is mostly a safe procedure with 98% of all surgeries completed without any serious complications. Statistically that is a pretty amazing track record when it comes to surgery.

  • Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment Picture - LocateADoc.comWhen performed correctly, spinal manipulation therapy can be very effective in solving a myriad of physical issues – from chronic back pain, respiratory problems, and even persistent migraines.

  • Cellulite Picture - LocateADoc.comNo matter your age or weight, the skin dimpling caused by fat known as cellulite that appears on the body in fatty areas such as the buttocks and thighs can be a problem for some.

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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.