LocateADoc Blog

Welcome to the LocateADoc Blog, an exciting journal, designed to share more information with you about elective procedures and treatments. As an enhancement to LocateADoc.com - a premier physician directory for patients - we have gathered interesting celebrity news, stories and observations that fascinate us. We hope they fascinate you too.

No 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.

Bipolar 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.

Only 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.

When 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.

Are 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.

Our Resource articles go in-depth on topics and are often written by the doctors themselves. These are the articles that most resonated with you in 2014.

With only 14 days left before we say goodbye to 2014, we thought it only timely to look back at this year's blog posts to find out which story created the most buzz.

Jennifer Lawrence, Vampire Facelift, Tom Cruise, and the most requested celebrity faces in Plastic Surgery made this list. What else was destined to be most popular?

With the popularity of entertainers like Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian and Iggy Azalea, more and more people are embracing the beauty of a bigger backside. If you aren't naturally blessed with one, you have plenty of options to get one. Butt augmentation and butt injections are two cosmetic options to help you get a curvier derriere as quickly as possible.

Newburgh, New York – December 2, 2014 – Dr. Ran Y. Rubinstein, one of New York’s most respected facial plastic surgeons, has introduced a new state-of-the-art laser hair removal treatment to his practice designed to achieve superior results in patients. The treatment, Cynosure Apogee Elite, has proven to be one of the most effective laser hair removal treatments available today.

Losing weight can be one of the best things you do for your body, since carrying a lot of excess weight can jeopardize your health and put a strain on your body. When you lose weight the right way -- through adopting a healthy diet and exercise program -- you can significantly improve your quality of health and reduce your risk of disease. However, a common byproduct of significant weight loss is excess skin. This extra skin is not just an aesthetic issue. It can cause irritation and even infection, and it can erode your newfound confidence.
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