Plenty of people struggle with their weight, but for obese people, that struggle is not about losing that last 10 pounds – it is about losing a large amount of weight, sometimes more than a 100 pounds, to reach a healthy weight and avoid long-term physical problems like osteoarthritis, heart disease, diabetes, and even some cancers. In nearly every case, obese patients who meet with Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S., at Dr. Feiz and Associates, have spent years trying to maintain diet and exercise routines, but have had no luck keeping the weight off. Dr. Feiz and his skilled weight loss surgery team step their patients weight loss surgery options and are more than happy the explain the benefits of Lap Band vs. gastric sleeve procedures so their patients make the most informed decision for their health.
Lap Band and sleeve gastrectomy are the two most popular types of weight loss surgery today, because they are both minimally invasive and effective. Recovery time is much shorter, so patients can go back to living their lives and incorporating changes such as healthier diets and exercise. In some relatively rare cases, a patient may choose Lap Band surgery, but fail to see optimal results from this procedure. Several patients come to Dr. Feiz because they want sleeve gastrectomy after Lap Band removal, because they know Dr. Feiz’s years of training and experience mean better outcomes for his patients.
Dr. Feiz and his team offer regular free seminars, as well, to help answer general questions about weight loss surgeries, band to sleeve revision, and the care received at Dr. Feiz and Associates. Contact us today with questions, or to set up your first appointment with us.