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Weighing Bariatric Surgery Options

Weighing Bariatric Surgery Options

While it might seem like the obesity epidemic is the most depressing piece of news for overweight individuals, not all hope is lost. In fact, Los Angeles bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz routinely ensures obese people that they have more weight loss options to take advantage of than ever before in human history. Patients are able to reap the benefits of lap band vs. sleeve vs. older gastric bypass procedures, as well, for safer, more effective procedures.

Although no particular bariatric surgery is best suited to any particular patient, many severely obese individuals can greatly benefit from bariatric procedures. For instance, procedures like gastric sleeve have been shown to reverse type 2 diabetes, lower very-high blood pressure as well as reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Evidence is clear that for many, the risks of not having any procedure done are higher than actually undergoing a bariatric procedure, especially with a gifted surgeon such as Dr. Michael Feiz. As a leading, board-certified surgeon, Dr. Feiz provides the necessary follow-up care that can transform disappointing results from previous surgeries into the most ideal outcome. Lap band revision surgery is an increasingly popular option, for instance, to get patients healthy once and for all, once they lose the adequate weight that led them to select weight loss surgery to begin with. Dr. Feiz has successfully performed many band to sleeve procedures.

Dr. Feiz encourages obese individuals who feel as though they have run out of options to call his offices, because nothing could be further from the truth. Your best bet, in fact, is to attend one of his free seminars to learn if weight loss surgery is right for you.