Is Lap-band Surgery Right for You?

Lap-Band surgery is a reversible outpatient procedure that has helped many obese patients shed their excess weight after years of struggling to slim down. But is Lap-Band surgery right for you? To make a decision, you need to understand what Lap-Band surgery is, and what it can and cannot do for you. You also need […]

Liposuction and Gastric Bypass Explained

Liposuction And Gastric Bypass Explained There are many people who are not really obese, or even overweight, but have fat in the regions of the buttocks, the knees, and the thighs which they cannot get rid of even with targeted exercises. There are other areas of the body such as the abdomen or the chin […]

Complications of Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is often the last hope for patients who suffer from weight-related complications.  Patients often have a dramatic improvement in their weight and health shortly after surgery.  The decision to undergo surgery, however, should not be taken lightly.  One should first fully understand the risks of gastric bypass surgery.   After […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery – Knowing the Risks

Like any other type of elective surgery, gastric bypass surgery comes complete with its own set of risks. In fact, 10 to 20 percent of gastric bypass patients require follow-up surgery to correct a complication of the original weight loss surgery, according to the National Institutes of Health. The following list covers the most serious […]