Before undergoing the knife, patients must first be fully committed to the lifestyle change they're about to make.
Gastric bypass and Lap-Band are popular bariatric surgery options, but what's the difference between them?
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.
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.
A new endoscopic surgical procedure is helping patients lose weight and avoid the scars.
GERD affects millions of Americans and now a surgical solution may be available that is less invasive than traditional methods.
Choosing the right surgeon for gastric banding is important and misleading advertising may lead some astray.
Unfortunately, many people will require a procedure to deal with loose or excessive skin after losing excessive weight.
We've all heard the commercials and many experts are skeptical, but does Sensa actually work? Some dieters say yes, but there are no long term scientific studies to support the product at this time.
A side effect of dramatic weight loss is excessive loose skin - the Body Lift can surgically remove unwanted skin that has accumulated after the loss of hundreds of pounds.
Excess skin in the abdomen is a problem for many people. A very common surgical solution for this condition is a tummy tuck.
What will 2011 bring in the aesthetic industry? American Health and Beauty shares 7 aesthetic trends that are going to be hot in 2011.
Allergan gets the go-ahead to change market their gastric banding device to less obese patients.
New Web-based television network offers programming around the clock to help consumers find timely, relevant information on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Highly regarded Orange County plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Niccole says there are plenty of ways to look and feel younger through affordable non-surgical treatments while taking time to research and do the homework before jumping into a more permanent change.
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.
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.
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.
SurgiCare has announced an agreement with BMI Healthcare, the largest private hospital group in the UK