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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  • Photo of new prostate cancer treatment LocateADocAccording to the National Institute of Health, it is estimated that in 2014 almost 30,000 men will die of prostate cancer, and over 200,000 cases will be diagnosed. While doctors recommend regular prostate exams for older men to catch the disease at the earliest possible point, experts in the field of oncology are testing new forms and combinations of cancer treatments that target different stages of progression.

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    Have you been seeing those laugh lines already? They are a reminder of your happy, younger years, aren’t they? But sometimes, these laugh lines are already the cause of your low self esteem in your 40’s and 50’s – the stages where the signs of aging comes. Admit it or not, we, women are mostly afraid of bodily change. Remember those years during our puberty? We are conscious about our pimples, our breasts, and even our body figure. This time, in old age, we are worrying about sagging boobs, wrinkles, prominent laugh lines, and even sagging neck skin. Oh yes, that neck skin that looks like the pouch in a chicken’s neck.

  • Photo of importance of board certified plastic surgeon LocateADocIs your plastic surgeon keeping you safe? Every year hundreds of thousands of cosmetic surgical procedures are performed, many by board-certified surgeons in accredited hospitals or other medical facilities. However, there are many outpatient locations in which non-specialists not subject to the standards of state and federal regulations execute the same procedures. In such environments, even common procedures such as liposuction can turn deadly without proper protection from risks such as infection.

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    Pelleve Before and After Pictures by Scott M. Gulinson, MDWhether you are a male or a female, aging is inevitable. We will all undergo aging – that is a well-known fact. However, the way we choose to go through with the aging process depends on us. How are we going to handle aging? Some may resort to surgery. Some use organic treatments and therapy while some choose to go in between through a non-invasive treatment.

  • Photo of eating fish during pregnancy LocateADocFollowing dietary restrictions and recommendations during pregnancy can sometimes feel like running through a nutritional obstacle course. Make sure to get enough of this; moderate your intake of that; avoid these at all costs! It can be difficult to keep up with evolving guidelines in food safety and obstetrics.

  • Photo of dizziness POTS syndrome LocateADocAt one time or another, we’ve all felt dizzy or lightheaded when we stand up too quickly after sitting or lying down. For some, this sensation is not just an occasional inconvenience but also part of a chronic disorder. Those affected by postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, also known as POTS, suffer from dizziness upon standing, which is often accompanied by other weakening symptoms such as nausea, fatigue, headache, and heart palpitations.

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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.