Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Instructions for the First Week After Gastric Sleeve

December 28, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve

The first week after gastric sleeve, patients will be carefully monitored by our bariatric surgery team and provided detailed instructions to ensure proper recovery.

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Gastric Sleeve Eating Schedule: Adjusting Your Diet

December 24, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Diet

After gastric sleeve surgery, a patient's diet will involve slowly shifting from liquids to solids. Small but frequent meals are common as hunger changes after bariatric surgery.

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Average Weight Loss After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

December 20, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss

On average, gastric sleeve patients should lose 60% of their excess body weight. Bariatric surgery patients should follow post-op instructions to the letter.

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Gastric Sleeve After LAP-BAND®: Converting Weight Loss Surgeries

December 16, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Lap Band

Some people undergo gastric sleeve after LAP-BAND® surgery in order to improve overall weight loss results. Changing bariatric solutions like this is possible.

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