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.


Kardashian Reality TV Star Creates Doctor Discussion on Sex Change

Kardashian's Bruce Jenner sex change photo - LocateADoc.com Media speculation about reality TV’s Keeping Up with the Kardashian’s Bruce Jenner having a sex change had us ask some of our LocateADoc.com doctors about the procedures used for the process.

Dr. Del Vecchio Part of the Renowned Faculty in the 30th Annual Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium

BOSTON, MA, February 01, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Daniel Del Vecchio is a featured guest lecturer at the 30th Annual Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium.


Dr. Ran Rubinstein Adds New 3D Imaging to New York Practice

Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Specialists Uses Advanced Imaging to Improve Patient Experience


Top 10 Most Popular LocateADoc.com Articles of 2013

Infographic: The Fresh Face of 2013 - Non-Surgical Options for a Brand New You! Outside of our topical blog postings, LocateADoc.com has a Resource Area featuring articles researched by our medical writing staff under the guidance of LocateADoc.com's Medical Advisory Board. We researched back over 2013 and found the resource articles you made the most popular on LocateADoc.com. No surprise since we are wired visually, our Infographics dominated the list.

Heidi Montag and How Not to Pick Too Large of a Breast Augmentation

Heidi Montag F-Cup Breast Augmentation now Reduction - LocateADoc.com When ‘The Hills’ reality star Heidi Montag had breast reduction surgery this fall after citing health problems as one of the main reasons, we wondered how common this was and asked some of our LocateADoc.com doctors.

Breast Augmentation Saves Life of Cancer Patient

Larry Schlesinger, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com When Marylou Depondicchello decided to have a breast augmentation “to do something nice” for herself while turning 40, she never expected that her plastic surgeon would save her life.

Angelina Jolie Underwent a Double Mastectomy to Prevent Breast Cancer

After having discovered she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer, Angelina Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy to reduce her chances of breast cancer.

Hoping other women will find encouragement in her story, an article published in the opinion section of Tuesdays New York Times Jolie discusses her decision was due to her mother, Marcheline Bertrand’s long fight against cancer, who passed away in 2007 at the age of 56.


Summer Season Means Increased Demand for Breast and Body Enhancements

With bathing suit season right around the corner, plastic surgeons across the country are finding more women are booking up appointments for body contouring and breast augmentation procedures. Dr. Michael Niccole, founder and medical director of CosmetiCare Plastic Surgery Center and MedSpa in Newport Beach, and one of the “Top Plastic Surgeons in America”, reports that his appointment books are full, with a high demand for breast implants, skin tightening procedures and body contouring procedures to help women lose a few inches around the hips and thighs.

Dr. Niccole reports, “Many of the patients requesting breast augmentation, breast lift or liposuction explain to me that they need to have surgery before summer weddings, beach parties and vacations begin. Unfortunately, if they don’t plan far enough in advance, they panic when they find it difficult to fit surgery into their schedule between work, family obligations and summer activities.”


LocateADoc Releases a New Infographic - Shaping The Idea Of The Perfect Body

Today Americans are feeling the pressure to eat healthier, shop smarter, and take care of their bodies and environment. The ideal image has changed dramatically over the years, from voluptuous pin-ups to supermodel sleek.

Men and women have historically had different priorities when it comes to their bodies. LocateADoc.com has released this fun and informative infographic to show the latest researched trends between the sexes that may surprise you. Just click the image below!


Vicki Gunvalson Takes Action with Plastic Surgery

Vicki Gunvalson, one of the house wives in the Bravo series, the Real House wives of Orange County, states how she “always felt like I’m not pretty enough”, after being taunted by her costar Gretchen Rossi calling her Missy Piggy and being the butt of many jokes.

"A lot of people were saying my nose turned up and I looked like Miss Piggy," Vicki told Andy Cohen on Monday's Watch What Happens Live.

The successful insurance-agency owner says her self-esteem was crushed admitting, "It really hurt -- off-camera, I cried”.