News & Articles Related to Bariatric Surgery
3/8/2011 11:55:00 AM - Who is Not a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?
Before undergoing the knife, patients must first be fully committed to the lifestyle change they're about to make.
2/24/2011 4:26:00 PM - Michel's Story: Gastric Bypass Patient Shares His Success
After losing nearly 200 pounds, Michel is helping others lose weight and find the happiness he has in better health.
12/8/2010 12:04:00 PM - Lap-Band May Soon be Available to More Patients
More patients may soon be eligible to undergo the Lap-Band adjustable gastric banding procedure following a vote to revise the FDA approval of the device.
8/18/2011 12:31:00 PM - Bad News! Plastic Surgery Often Required After Massive Weight Loss
After losing hundreds of pounds through weight loss surgery, many patients have excess skin that may require surgery to remove. As in the case of Biggest Loser winner Danny Cahill, a combination of surgical procedures can give dramatic results after extreme weight loss.
2/16/2011 2:29:00 PM - TOGA Weight Loss Procedure - Incision Free Bariatric Surgery
A new endoscopic surgical procedure is helping patients lose weight and avoid the scars.
2/18/2010 8:23:00 AM - Tummy Tucks vs Laser Lipo
Patients looking to jumpstart a weight loss program or to tighten some excess skin and remove some fat may have found a minimally invasive solution.
1/27/2011 8:55:00 AM - Recent Concerns Expressed Over Lap-Band Marketing
Choosing the right surgeon for gastric banding is important and misleading advertising may lead some astray.
10/11/2010 12:44:00 PM - Study Finds Free Weight Loss Programs Successful
New studies that look at how we diet with exercise and without, as well as the effectiveness of the Jenny Craig weight loss program.
10/12/2010 9:34:00 AM - Biggest Loser Reveals Plastic Surgery Results
Season 8 Biggest Loser winner Danny Cahill shows off his new body after having cosmetic surgery to remove his excess skin following an amazing 239 lb weight loss.
9/24/2010 8:36:00 AM - Friday Fact or Fiction: Women Naturally Have More Fat than Men
2/17/2011 9:43:00 AM - Lap-Band Receives Official FDA Approval
Allergan gets the go-ahead to change market their gastric banding device to less obese patients.
1/3/2011 12:35:00 PM - Health Changes in 2011
2011 is likely to bring big changes in health care and medicine, especially in how we look at nutrition and obesity.
3/17/2011 12:31:00 PM - Combining Medications for Weight Loss
Some physicians are treating their patients for obesity by prescribing a combination of medicines, while others say this is too risky.
5/19/2010 8:53:00 AM - Women Won't Lose Athletic Edge after Breast Augmentation, Say Virginia Plastic Surgeons
Many women are interested in breast augmentation, but some are worried that it will limit their athletic activities. Dr. Andrew Goldberg and Dr. Mitchel Krieger tell patients that they can increase their breast size and still enjoy exercise.
7/6/2009 8:32:00 AM - Plastic Surgeon Treating More Post-Weight-Loss Patients
Vancouver and Olympia area plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher Chung highlights a growing trend toward post-bariatric plastic surgery, and explains why liposuction and Portland area body lift can be so crucial to refine body shape after massive weight loss.
5/26/2009 9:19:00 AM - Plastic Surgeon Counsels Massive Weight-Loss Patients Before Surgery
For body contouring, plastic surgeon, Dr. Bob Basu, counsels massive weight loss patients before cosmetic surgery for optimal results. Board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Basu, advises on the importance of reaching goal BMI and of healthy lifestyle to decrease the risk of surgical complications and to increase the success of the cosmetic results.
4/16/2009 8:39:00 AM - Tummy Tuck Surgeons Advise Post Weight Loss Patients to Choose Carefully
Post-bariatric patients from Beverly Hills seeking tummy tucks are becoming increasingly aware that plastic surgery after weight loss requires the special skills of a highly trained surgeon. The doctors of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates identify how - and why - patients are making better choices.
3/25/2009 - Breast Augmentation More Popular for Post-Bariatric Women
As more and more women begin to lose a significant amount of weight with the help of a bariatric procedure, plastic surgeons like Dr. Camille Cash have begun to notice an increase in the demand for Houston breast augmentation to restore breast shape and structure.
2/23/2009 - Surgeon Announces New Web Site for Post Weight Loss Surgery
Oakland area post bariatric plastic surgeon Dr. Thomas McNemar has recently launched a site created to address the specific concerns of Bay Area patients before and after massive weight loss. The site offers information on post bariatric cosmetic surgery procedures, as well as resources to help patients who are still in the process of achieving their weight loss goals.
2/3/2009 - One of Few in America Selected to Perform New Weight Loss Surgery Procedure
Dr. David D. Kim was chosen by Ethicon Endo-Surgery (a Johnson & Johnson company), the makers of REALIZE Adjustable Gastric Band, to be among the first bariatric surgeons in the U.S. to treat morbidly obese patients with the next generation of its distinctive surgical weight loss method: the REALIZE Band-C. The REALIZE Personalized Banding Solution is gaining a reputation as being one of the most effective surgical options for patients who need to lose significant amounts of weight.