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 […]
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6Mar, 2017

The Top Bariatric Surgery: Why Gastric Sleeve Surgery Is So Beneficial

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Bariatric surgery is becoming more popular as a weight-loss solution, and there are many types of bariatric surgery. One of the top surgeries in this category is gastric sleeve surgery. What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery & How Does It Differ From Other Bariatric Surgeries? A sleeve Gastrectomy is where a bariatric surgeon removes up to 80 percent of the patient’s stomach. The remaining twenty percent is tubular-shaped. The shape, as well as the reduction in stomach size, restricts the amount of food a patient can eat. This allows the patient […]
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