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.

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.

When most people think of insomnia, they think of being unable to sleep night after night. However, the disorder actually involves having difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Those who suffer from insomnia can sleep; they just don't get the right quality or quantity of sleep that they need.

While eating right and exercising are the keys to a healthy lifestyle, they don’t always lead to the fat loss you want. Stubborn fat can cling to areas like the thighs, buttocks and abdomen, and these areas can become even harder to slim down as you age. Liposuction can help you get the results you want.

The 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.

Couples 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?

Within 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.

Teeth Whitening

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