Bariatric Surgery News

Revisional Bariatric Surgery: 5 FAQs

Many people who have bariatric surgery succeed in losing weight and maintaining most of that weight loss. However, sometimes the initial procedure is not as successful as the patient and physician hope. In this case, revisional surgery may be an option to consider. Here are 5 FAQs Dr. Bhoyrul is often asked about these operations.…

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How to Get Insurance to Pay for Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a vital treatment option for patients suffering from morbid obesity or co-morbidities related to excess weight. A choice for nearly 200,000 people every year, this effective procedure can be life-changing for patients in need. Despite the advantages to overall health and well-being, however, there is one large concern that can stand…

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Bariatric Surgery Results

Bariatric surgery is a big step forward, and most patients are excited to get started on a new way of life. This is especially true for those who have long been struggling to lose weight or manage symptoms of weight-related medical issues. One thing to remember is that bariatric surgery results are not one-size-fits-all. Outcomes…

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Special Issues for Women After Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery

While the time and dedication required to effectively lose weight with bariatric procedures are well worth the effort, life after surgery isn’t always easy. From a new diet to an altered appearance, your body and your outlook may change as you adjust to the new you. Issues for women after bariatric surgery can include hormone…

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Keeping the Weight Off After Bariatric Surgery

For the vast majority of bariatric surgery patients, weight loss begins during recovery and continues for one to two years after surgery. The initial loss can be quick and simple, but staying at your new slimmer size can take some work. If you are hoping to see success in living a healthy life and keeping…

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Peer Pressure and Your Bariatric Surgery Diet

In many cases, weight loss surgery can mean a change to your entire lifestyle, from diet to exercise. You won’t be able to eat the same way you used to, and staying active will take on a whole new importance. However, sticking to a bariatric surgery diet can sometimes take a little effort. At many…

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Effects of Alcohol After Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric surgery impacts what you can eat and drink by altering the capacity of your stomach to help you feel fuller on less food. This change in your stomach can also impact how your body processes alcohol, making it important for you to understand the effects of alcohol after weight loss surgery. Alcohol in all…

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Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss Surgery

Most bariatric patients lose anywhere from 50 to 200 pounds over the first few years following their LAP-BAND, gastric bypass, or gastric sleeve surgery, which can result in excess, sagging skin in areas that were previously filled with fat. Whether you’ve already achieved your goal weight, or you’re planning on having a bariatric procedure, you…

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How To Talk With Your Child About Weight Loss Surgery

If you’re a parent who’s planning on having gastric bypass, gastric sleeve surgery, or a LAP-BAND procedure, it’s important to speak with your kids about the surgery and the changes they’ll be seeing in you in the upcoming weeks and months. We’ve prepared a quick list of tips on how to talk with your child…

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