It is basically a surgery that makes you lose weight. It limits the amount you eat or reduces the absobtion of nutrients. The patient should exercise and diet first. If they don’t work ot and if there is serious health problems due to weight, surgery will be inevitable. There are many types of procedures; gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric baloon, gastric band… Each one of them has their own advantages and disadvantages. All weight loss surgeries are serious procedures that carry serious risks and major side effects.
Plus, after the surgery the patient must have permanent healthy changes, such as diet and exercise, to make sure that the bariatric surgery is successful.
MedAssist will help you find the best doctor and hospital to have the surgery, but at the same time we will check regularly if you follow the diet and exercise plan which was given to you. Because we cure and we care!