It’s a very exciting time in obesity and bariatric science. Weight Loss Surgery vs. Weight Loss Drugs? In addition to highly effective, safe, and accessible weight loss surgeries, powerful new medicines have entered the market in recent years that can trigger profound weight loss. Semaglutide (sold as Wegovy and Ozempic) and liraglutide (sold as Saxenda...
Every year, over 200,000 Americans opt for bariatric surgery, particularly gastric sleeve surgery, in pursuit of their weight loss and health goals. This procedure’s popularity is due in part to its effectiveness, as most patients will lose a significant amount of excess body weight with an average decrease of 60-75% in excess body weight after...
San Antonio, March 11, 2019 — According to the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, 71% of adults in Bexar County were overweight or obese in 2014. Recognizing that obesity is an epidemic, and much more work needs to be done so that people have access to preventative and treatment options, the Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas...
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and is now the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, according to a study by Cleveland Clinic, beating out tobacco use, diabetes and high blood pressure. More than 2.8 million people die every year as the result of being overweight or having obesity, according to statistics presented...
If you’ve tirelessly tried diet and exercise but haven’t been able to lose weight and keep it off, weight loss surgery may be an option. Before considering any weight loss procedure, make sure you understand who each type of surgery is designed to help and what lifestyle changes need to be made after the procedure....
Obesity is extremely prevalent in the U.S.—according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 40% of people struggle with this issue. It not only affects your self-esteem and the way you feel, it also raises your risk of developing serious chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. For...
Excess weight can have a significant impact on many areas of your life, but weight loss can be challenging to achieve and sustain. Even with diet changes and an increase in physical activity, you may find that the results of your efforts are not as significant as you would hope. It’s very common to experience...
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is one of the most popular types of weight loss (bariatric) surgery. The procedure consists of making surgical changes to your stomach and digestive system that limit how much food you can eat, which can lead to significant long-term weight loss. As a result, not only will you lose weight, you will...
Obesity is a serious health issue affecting more than one-third of Americans. It affects mobility, impacts self-esteem and increases the risk of many causes of preventable death—including type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease and some types of cancer. In addition, obesity raises medical costs by an average of $1,429 per patient per year. In light...
Bariatric surgery is well known for helping patients lose a large amount of weight and keep it off for a long period of time. Did you know there are a number of other long-term bariatric surgery benefits that can have a significant impact on your longevity, as well as your quality of life? Enhanced diabetes...
Why Pay More?
Gastric Sleeve Surgery can range drastically in price, but you aren't necessarily getting better service for your money. BMI of Texas's state of the art facility allows us to cost effectively provide this proceedure while providing top quality service.
|Los Angeles A||$12,000|
|Los Angeles B||$25,000|
|BMI of Texas||$9,900|
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Your Weight Loss Options
- Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Gastric Bypass
- Adjustable Gastric Banding
- LAP-BAND Fills
- Revision Surgery
- Incisionless Revision Surgery
- Duodenal Switch
- Intragastric Balloon
- Medical Weight Management
- General Surgery