What Weight Loss Surgery is Right for You?
Having difficulty deciding which weight loss surgery is the right option for you? Dr. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S can help you make a decision that can put you on the path to a healthy life. There are a couple of different weight loss surgery options, but the decision should come down to what you and your surgeon feel is the best route. A lot of factors could go into a decision like this, including medical history, weight loss goals, and personal preference.
Dr. Feiz and Associates perform three major types of bariatric surgery: Lap Band, gastric sleeve, and band to sleeve revision. The Lap Band vs. gastric sleeve discussion have many pros and cons, which should be discussed with a qualified surgeon. Lap Band is a reversible procedure, which involved the placement of a band tightened around the stomach. The gastric sleeve procedure removes part of the stomach, shaping it like a sleeve, for strong weight loss results. If the Lap Band doesn’t result in the weight loss you were expecting, you have the sleeve gastrectomy after Lap Band option available to you.
The decision about what weight loss surgery is right for you isn’t easy. That’s why it’s important to have a dedicated and talented team of healthcare professionals on your side, like the qualified surgeons at Dr. Feiz and Associates. We can discuss all of your surgical options, answer any of your pressing questions, and help you understand the entire process until you feel comfortable. Call today to set up a free consultation.