Explore the benefits and techniques of mini gastric sleeve surgery for lasting weight loss and a healthier lifestyle.
Two of the most prominent organizations in weight loss surgery have announced new qualifications for today’s most popular bariatric procedures. If you suffer from the disease of obesity, this information is sure to interest you. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic
Bariatric surgery is a commonly prescribed treatment for the disease of obesity. Not only can today’s advanced weight loss surgical techniques help you lose weight, but you can also look forward to health and aesthetic improvements. Surgeries such as gastric sleeve (laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy), and gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery), are suitable treatments for a wide range of
It’s no secret that the world is getting heavier. A combination of gargantuan food portions, unhealthy food choices, and sedentary lifestyles have had detrimental effects on our weight and health. A whopping two out of every five adults is either overweight or obese. And nearly half of all adults will be considered obese by 2030.
Obesity is a worldwide epidemic that shows no signs of slowing down. Nearly half of all adults are now considered to be overweight or obese. There are numerous reasons why so many people, even children, are suffering from the disease of obesity. High-calorie foods and mega proportions are only part of the problem. Genetics, a
A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (Lap-Band) is an inflatable device that is fitted around the top portion of the stomach. The purpose of the surgery is to treat obesity by restricting food consumption. The first Lap-Band was surgically placed on September 1st, 1993. From that point onward, bariatric surgery steadily rose in popularity until it
Losing weight is hard. When you have finally had enough of the weight gain and the detriment to your life that packing on the pounds has brought, the first step is to make a conscious decision to change. From here on out, everyone attempts to drop the excess pounds in varying ways. Some cut calories,
Nearly one in three adults are overweight, and two in five are obese. When a person becomes overweight or obese, poor health, a low body image, and diminished self-esteem usually follow. To improve their quality of life, many people who are overweight or obese turn to weight loss surgery or cosmetic surgery, depending on their
When you lose a massive amount of weight, whether through conventional means or via weight loss surgery, you can sometimes be left with excess fatty tissue and skin. This added tissue can make your legs look lumpy, even under your clothing. In severe cases, your clothes may not fit the way you prefer on account
At Healthy Life Bariatrics, Doctor Babak Moein performs bariatric surgery, general surgery, and post-bariatric body contouring. The latter is useful for reshaping the body after the excess weight has melted away. When a person loses a significant amount of body fat, sometimes excess skin and some stubborn fat can be left over. Procedures like the tummy tuck