Las Vegas Bariatrics Blog

7Apr, 2017

6 Tips for Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

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Undergoing weight-loss surgery is a big decision. Here are some important tips for both before and after your procedure to help you have the smoothest experience possible. Before Gastric Sleeve Surgery: How to Prepare Be Mentally Prepared This surgery will change your life in a number of ways. Being mentally prepared means understanding exactly how your body will change as well as being committed to changing your lifestyle once the surgery is performed. Be Physically Prepared There are things you can do to lower the risks of going under the […]

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Las Vegas
14Jun, 2016

Band to Sleeve

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Band to Sleeve If this sounds like you or someone that you know, then experiencing any of these symptoms can be caused by one of the following: 1. Device failure 2. Gastric band slippage or migration 3. Gastric Band erosion 4. Gastric Band obstruction What’s the solution? At LVB we’ve perfected the art of Revision Surgeries. On a monthly basis we do several Gastric Revision procedures with amazing success and outcomes.The options include: 1. Adjusting the Band 2. Removing the Band and converting to a Sleeve Gastrectomy Why Sleeve? · Sleeve Gastrectomy has proven […]

Bariatric bypass surgery
20Dec, 2015

Five Tips for Staying Healthy after Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric bypass surgery and similar medical treatments have been life-changing experiences for thousands of people, allowing them to start winning what has often been a lifelong battle with obesity. The surgery isn’t a magic bullet, however, and patients must follow doctors’ instructions and maintain their health following the surgery to reap its benefits. Bariatric surgeons help curb hunger in patients by surgically shrinking their stomachs. Following a bariatric surgical procedure, patients can stay healthy by: Carefully following your doctor’s prescribed diet – After bariatric surgery, your nutritional needs will change. […]