Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

How to Control Discomfort After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

May 30, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

After you undergo gastric sleeve surgery, there are plenty of things that you can do to limit sensations of discomfort.

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What Patients Should Know About Gastric Sleeve Surgery and the Risk of Infection

May 25, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is a safe surgical procedure that we perform in a state-of-the-art full-service hospital, virtually eliminating the risk of infection.

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Will There Be Additional Surgical Treatments After My Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

May 21, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery is generally low maintenance, but there may be a situation or two in which additional surgery is required.

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Using a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to Pay for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

May 16, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Surgery Bariatric Surgery

A number of patients wonder about the use of flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to pay for their gastric sleeve surgery, particularly for medical tourism in Mexico.

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