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A Lesson on Restraint

It was Friday- the day before July 4th weekend. I’ve really wanted to try out this new BBQ joint that I hadn’t been to before. I was craving ribs given the nostalgia surrounding the time of year. I drove down there late afternoon, pulled up to this really local-looking, hole-in-the-wall joint. I could smell the …

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Revision weight loss surgery

Is The Gastric Band falling out of favor? In recent years surgeons have been turning to The Gastric Sleeve as the procedure of choice for weight loss. For many patients undergoing gastric band surgery the weight loss has been disappointing and unrewarding. Even after having multiple band fills patients have not successfully lost weight or …

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What’s the Difference between Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve, and Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Although these different types of bariatric surgeries have a lot in common, they are each completely different procedures. One even involves removing a portion of the stomach, while the others just limit areas of the stomach that food has access to. Gastric Band Surgery This type of surgery does just what it sounds like: It …

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