Gastric Sleeve vs. Gastric Bypass: gain an understanding of each procedure, learn how these surgeries differ, discover pros and cons, and pick your best option.
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. […]
Gastric sleeve vs gastric balloon: Your guide to the pros and cons While bariatric procedures should still be accompanied by a change in lifestyle, they can make it much easier to avoid overeating and to lose weight with a successful long-term outlook. Two of the most popular weight loss procedures are gastric sleeve surgery and […]
If you have struggled to lose weight for years, you may be at your wits’ end comparing different weight loss options. Have you considered surgery? As long as you meet the requirements for weight loss surgery – including being 18 years of age or older and having a high body mass index and obesity-related health problems – […]
by Matt Bindewald MD at Plastic Surgery Texas I Had Weight Loss Surgery… Now What? If you have lost your excess weight through diet and exercise alone, or with the assistance of bariatric surgery, your achievement is to be applauded. However, it may have left you with some new challenges. Significant weight loss can result […]
Endoluminal surgery: An exciting new technology is emerging in bariatric surgery involving the endoscopic platform. These procedures are done trans-orally using a gastroscope and afford the patient of the potential benefit of a procedure which can be done without incisions. THAT’s RIGHT! Surgery without an incision! These options are being used or evaluated for both […]
If you are considering weight loss surgery, it is important to understand your options. There are several different types of weight loss surgery, all of which have their own unique benefits with a different approach to weight loss. While the end result may be similar in some cases, it is critical to understand the variations, […]