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February 7, 2023

Concerned about the cost of weight loss surgery? The cost of obesity is much higher

The cost of obesity is staggering, both for individuals and for society as a whole. While you may worry about the costs of weight loss surgery, the reality is that doing nothing can cost you much more.

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September 29, 2022

Gastric Bypass vs. Sleeve: Which Bariatric Surgery Is Right for Me?

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.

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September 28, 2022

Do I Qualify for Weight Loss Surgery?

If you are overweight, you may be wondering whether you are an ideal candidate for a weight loss procedure. With this five-minute quiz, you can determine if one of our procedures is likely to be right for you. TAKE THE QUIZ What is weight loss surgery? During weight loss surgery, a specialized surgeon alters the […]

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October 12, 2021

Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery

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 […]

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March 16, 2020

BMI of Texas Coronavirus Patient Guidelines

Dear BMI Patient, As members of your healthcare team, the providers and staff at BMI of Texas are very concerned about the crisis our community is facing regarding the COVID-19 virus. The overall health and well-being of our patients and staff are at the forefront of our minds right now.  We are following recommendations from […]

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November 15, 2018

The benefits of bariatric surgery from brain to body

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 that increase your risk of death such as […]

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September 18, 2017

7 steps to reducing abdominal fat and maintaining a healthy midsection

Everyone has abdominal fat – even someone with washboard abs – but if you’re overweight, you may be carrying extra belly fat. It’s important to learn how to reduce abdominal fat because having too much can lead to it forming around your internal organs. This type of fat (known as visceral fat) can increase your […]

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September 23, 2015

How young is too young for weight loss surgery?

What is bariatric surgery age limit? Have you heard that weight loss surgery options are only available to patients 18 years and older? It’s true that the FDA has only approved gastric bands for adults age 18 and up, but what’s the reason behind the suggested age limit for bariatric procedures? Is it dangerous to have […]

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March 24, 2015

Revamp your post-weight loss wardrobe with these money saving tips

What to wear after bariatric surgery? If you’re undergoing bariatric surgery, you might be nervous about the costs associated with buying a whole new wardrobe. Fortunately, there are fun, easy – and cheap! – ways to find fabulous clothes for your new body. Follow these tips for the best results. Get Rid of Larger Clothes […]

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February 5, 2015

5 Ways Your Life Changes After Bariatric Surgery

Although weight loss surgery isn’t a magical solution, it can get you on the path to good health when other efforts have failed. Weight loss surgery allows you to view life in a totally different way, but as with anything new, there are unexpected emotions, moments and milestones you will face. Here, we answer some […]

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