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.

Sep
12

Is There A Right Way To Brush Your Teeth?

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Everyone knows that one of the most basic tenets of dental health is brushing your teeth regularly. However, is there a proven best method for this everyday routine of oral hygiene? On that point, experts have yet to come to an agreement.

Sep
11

What You Should Know About Crossfit

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Crossfit is the relatively new, explosively popular trend on the fitness scene. This combination of gymnastics, aerobics, and weight lifting is known for the intensity of its workouts and the zeal of its adherents. But what impact can this program really have on your health and wellness?

Sep
10

Venus Legacy Makes Sofia Vergara Beautiful for Emmys

Sophia Vergara Picture - LocateADoc.com Sofia Vergara, actress from the hit series Modern Family, wanted to look especially beautiful before the Emmys! The star instagrammed a picture of her getting Venus Legacy treatment just days before the Emmy Awards. This procedure is a great way to tone and tighten loose skin and reduce fat deposits. Before Vergara chose to undergo this procedure, what did she consider?
Sep
9

Celebs Who Had Surgery When Young: Are Teens Too Young For Plastic Surgery?

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Many adolescents and teens may be affected by body image issues that they believe can be corrected with plastic surgery. According to annual numbers released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more patients aged 13-19 are undergoing cosmetic procedures than ever before, and the trend is only likely to increase. But how young is too young to start getting work done?

Sep
8

LocateADoc.com Announces New Medical Advisory Board

LocateADoc.com Medical Advisory Board We recently announced 13 new members to our Medical Advisory Board, continuing the tradition of providing effective business direction and quality industry insights to the LocateADoc.com team.
Sep
6

Is LASIK Right For You?

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Whether you are farsighted, nearsighted, or have astigmatism, wearing glasses and contact lenses can become tiresome. More and more people are choosing to get LASIK eye surgery. The laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis procedure may seem like a great choice if you are ready to do away with those eyeglasses and contact lenses forever, but the procedure may not be the right choice for everyone. How do you know if it is the right choice for you?

Sep
5

The Risks and Rewards of Dermal Fillers

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When considering treatment to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, it is essential to understand all of the risks and rewards associated with the chosen treatment. Dermal fillers are a choice that are growing in popularity. This treatment can help diminish wrinkles and facial lines, while restoring fullness to the face. This option is great for people who want to soften facial wrinkles, enhance thin lips, and improve the appearance of facial scarring. The treatment is typically chosen by patients who want something more than Botox injections, but do not necessarily need a facelift or other more drastic procedures.

Sep
4

Most Popular Celebrity Plastic Surgery Procedures

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Hollywood is seen as some as a bastion for plastic surgery. Television, movie, and music stars have to look great on camera, so some of the best surgeons in the world are based in California beautifying today's hottest celebrities. So, what are some of the most popular plastic surgery procedures amongst celebrities?

Sep
3

Celebrity Support for ALS Includes Gates, Oprah, and More

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If you have checked social media or turned on a television in the last month, you may have noticed an exceedingly large amount of celebrities or people you know dumping large buckets of ice water onto each other. The "ice bucket challenge" entails pouring a bucket filled with icy water onto someone's head to inform people about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease or ALS. The activity may seem goofy, but it has raised over $100 million dollars towards researching this disease. Celebrities such as Bill Gates, Oprah, Steven Spielberg, Conan O'Brien, and many more have participated in the challenge.

Aug
31

Inaccurate Medicine Dosages Are Harmful to Children

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Are you giving your child too much medicine? Administering the wrong dose of a medication can have serious adverse effects, particularly for children under the age of 12. However, it is an all-too-common problem in the United States, and many of those affected are children. The most common medication mistakes involve errors and confusion with the medicine’s instructions and dosage.

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