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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  • Holiday Weight Gain Infographic - LocateADoc.comThe average weight an adult gains each holiday season is 2 pounds! What’s worse... most of us never lose it. If you pack on 2 pounds each year starting when you’re 21, by the time you are 45 years old, you will have gained 48 lbs.

  • Photo-of-IVF-right-for-you-LocateADocCouples or single women who want to become pregnant but have fertility problems such as damaged or blocked fallopian tubes, low sperm count, or other issues have other options available to obtain a better chance of becoming pregnant. In cases of infertility, in vitro fertilization may be the most effective choice. IVF can work for many couples who want to become pregnant, but it is not the right solution for everyone. How do you know if IVF is the right choice for you?

  • Beautiful Smile Cosmetic Dentistry - LocateADoc.cmWithin the realm of dental hygiene and surgery, cosmetic dentistry continues to grow in popularity as more and more people discover the variety of options available to help them overcome unattractive oral features. From a single tooth to an entire smile enhancement, this area of the dental field offers solutions for nearly any type of issue. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) recently released a list of some of the most popular procedures that Americans are choosing now.

  • Laughter Helps Balance Hormones - LocateADoc.comA special guest article by Maiysha Clairborne MD, an American Board Certified Family Physician, Holistic Wellness Consultant, Life Balance & Fulfillment Coach practicing in Atlanta, GA.

  • Photo-of-wear-sunglasses-save-vision-LocateADocSunglasses are a great way to make a fashion statement, but did you know they could potentially save your vision? We all know that a good pair of shades can dim the harsh light of the sun, but many sunglasses also provide protection from harmful ultraviolet rays. These UV rays can cause significant damage to your eyes, causing tumors, cataracts, and diseases that can lead to blindness. UV rays have even been linked to eye and eyelid cancer.

  • Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S.The University Herald reports that a recent study found that a patient’s negative feelings about their weight could have a significant effect on their success after weight loss surgery. Further still, those who are highly vulnerable to negative feelings about their weight are also more likely to suffer from serious issues like low self-esteem and even depression. Fortunately, leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S., understands these issues and is ready to help his patients ensure the most successful possible outcomes to weight loss procedures.

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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.