Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

The Consequences of Eating Too Much After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

January 29, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Diet

If you overeat after gastric sleeve surgery, you will likely vomit, have diarrhea, have uncomfortable intestinal cramps, and experience other dumping syndrome symptoms.

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Gastric Sleeve Incisions: Where Are They Located?

January 24, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve

During gastric sleeve surgery, incisions are made around the abdominal area, allowing the bariatric surgeon to reduce stomach size and promote healthy weight loss.

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Taking Time Off Work After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

January 19, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Recovery

Gastric sleeve patients should take roughly two to three weeks off work after undergoing surgery. This allows for faster short-term healing and better long-term recovery.

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Instructions for the Second Week After Gastric Sleeve

January 14, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Recovery

In the second week after gastric sleeve, weight loss surgery patients will incorporate proteins into their liquid diet and notice an improvement of early side effects.

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