Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Can Bariatric Surgery Reduce the Need for Knee Replacement?

May 31, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Arthritis Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can reduce the severity of osteoarthritis later in life. Surgical weight loss could prevent the need for knee and joint replacement.

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Converting LAP-BAND® to Gastric Sleeve or Bypass

May 24, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Fernando Garcia and Dr. David Vasquez offer revision surgery to convert a LAP-BAND® to a gastric sleeve or gastric bypass.

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Will the Stomach Stretch after Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

May 19, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Will the stomach stretch after gastric sleeve surgery? We'll explore this question and more in this blog post.

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Mood Swings After Bariatric Surgery: Understanding Side Effects

May 2, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Side Effects

Mood swings and changes in your emotions are common side effects after bariatric surgery. Let's consider recovery after surgical weight loss.

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