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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  • 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.

  • Photo-of-myths-of-bipolar-disorder-LocateADocBipolar disorder is often called manic depressive disorder, and it is characterized by extreme shifts in mood -- not like the typical highs and lows others might experience on a good or bad day. These mood swings are so severe that they disrupt relationships and even a person's ability to hold down a job. Episodes can also include impulsive or reckless behavior and aggression. Only a psychiatrist can diagnose the disorder, and a combination of medication and therapy may be needed to manage it.

  • Cosmetic Dermatology

    Bellafill Treatment for Acne Scars Picture - LocateADoc.comA special guest article by Brian Windle, MD, an American Board Certified Plastic Surgeon practicing in Kirkland, WA.

  • Oscar A. Aguirre, MD, FACOGOnly a few years ago, women suffering from vaginal looseness did not have many treatment options to choose from. Kegel exercises are often recommended but were insufficient for some, and surgery in the form of a Vaginoplasty was too extreme for others. The decreased sensation during sex as well as urinary stress incontinence that can accompany vaginal looseness had seemed untreatable.

  • Photo of weight loss brain boost LocateADocWhen discussing weight loss surgery, patients are generally concerned with their physical health and the size of their midriff. But what if losing weight also increased your mental health and boosted the power of your brain? A new study suggests it just might.

  • Photo-of-porcelain-veneers-pros-cons-LocateADocAre you considering porcelain veneers to enhance your smile? An experienced, cosmetic dentist can apply an incredibly thin layer of porcelain over your teeth, which can correct broken, chipped, or stained teeth. While it is not an invasive surgery, you should always review the advantages and disadvantages of any procedure beforehand.

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  • Breast Augmentation (Breast Implants)

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    Are you searching for a plastic surgeon to enhance your cosmetic appeal, rejuvenate your body, and improve your self-esteem? Many women find that a breast augmentation is the route to reinvigorating their look. With LocateADoc.com, you can find lists of plastic surgery doctors in your area who can increase or decrease your breast size, balance out your figure, lift your breasts to a higher position, and more.

  • 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.